I am using elitehost for my wordpress hosting.
No problems in the past year and for R29.99 a month for 1 site unlimited local hosting... I cannot complain. http://www.elitehost.co.za/hosting
With your post-count mercurial, you can get free hosting from Domaincheap, as long as you link them in your signature here on mybb... will find link or you can PM LinoMan here for details.