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Londoners get a taste of South African food

South African cuisine takes centre stage at a restaurant in London. Situated near Buckingham Palace, bbar serves everything from boerewors to bunny chow. Compiled by...

Go on safari with South African ranger and vlogger

South African freelance ranger Ryno Erasmus is taking his job to a new level by educating people about wildlife on YouTube. He introduced his...
Sibella

Sibella, Karoo’s queen of the cheetahs, dies

Sibella, the first cheetah to be reintroduced into the Great Karoo in 125 years, died at the mature age of 14 following an injury suffered while hunting a duiker buck. Sibella was responsible for a significant jump in the local cheetah population, birthing an astonishing 20 cubs.

Juan Smith completes remarkable Springbok return

Juan Smith will complete a remarkable return to international rugby when he runs out for the Springboks against Argentina in Salta on Saturday. His inclusion at flank is one of three changes to the starting XV, with a further four changes on the bench.

Bok skipper out of action for eight weeks

A new Springbok captain will need to be appointed after Jean de Villiers was ruled out of next month's Castle Lager Incoming Series. The 95-test veteran will be out of action for eight weeks with a knee injury.

Springboks start gearing up for ‘very big year’

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer will evaluate a squad of 36 players - veteran World Cup winners Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger among them - when the first national training camp of 2014 starts in Durban on 25 May. "This is a very big year for us," he said on Tuesday.

Saving South Africa’s wildlife

Since 1973 the Endangered Wildlife Trust has been working to protect endangered African species from extinction. Its programmes balance humans' needs for resources against those of wild animals by sustainably conserving their habitats.

South Africa’s art galleries

From the traditional artefacts of ancient cultures to the cutting-edge work of today's practitioners, South Africa's art museums and galleries offer visitors a rich artistic feast.

Willemse to push Junior World Champs

Ashwin Willemse, South African rugby player of 2003, will be criss-crossing the country over the next month in his role as ambassador for the IRB Junior World Championship kicking off in Cape Town on 4 June.

Willemse named IRB U21 ambassador

South Africa’s Ashwin Willemse has been selected by the International Rugby Board to be the ambassador for its upcoming junior world championships.
Afrika takes top sevens accolade