South African whizz-kid in line for Google award

South African grade nine pupil Luke Taylor has made it into the finals of the 2011 Google Science Fair competition, beating more than 7 500 entrants from over 90 countries.
Google nurtures talent in South Africa

Ndebele car art in New York

South Africa’s Esther Mahlangu, the first African artist to participate in the BMW Art Car Programme, is again showing off her colourful creation to the world at an exhibition in New York at the Museum of Arts and Design.
Art Bank Joburg: helping local artists

Joburg wows international press

A group of international journalists recently visited Gauteng as part of a promotional tour for the Brand South Africa campaign. The efficient public transport system and sampling delicious local fare were among the tour highlights.
Brand leadership award for South Africa

Joburg wows visiting journalists

A group of international journalists recently visited Johannesburg as part of a media tour organised by the International Marketing Council of South Africa. The city's public transport system, and some delicious local fare, were among the highlights of the tour.

The quick guide to South Africa

What languages do South Africans speak? Is South Africa a democracy? Are there big cities with modern amenities? Are the roads tarred? How far will my money go? ... You've got three minutes to spare? Here's the lowdown on why South Africa's going to surprise you.

A taste of South Africa in NY

South African restaurants in New York are finding no shortage of patrons eager to sample the country’s vibrant cuisine.
SA restaurants are world's best

Bring on the braai

All South Africans love it - including Nobel peace prize-winning Desmond Tutu - and its rich, smoky smell floats over the country every Sunday. Celebrate the braai with our great recipe for boerewors, traditional South African farmer's sausage.
SA fired up for National Braai Day

Astral Foods expands Zambian ops

South African integrated poultry producer Astral Foods has expanded its operations in Zambia through the launch of TIGERChicks, a new state-of-the-art broiler breeding farm and hatchery, as part of its plans for African expansion.

Drawing expats back to SA

The 2010 Homecoming Revolution event in London is gearing up for a record turnout of South African expats who are longing to return to the country of their birth.

Ode to the African chicken

Chickens are a central feature of rural village life, and people carry them around by their necks, by their feet, in boxes tied onto bicycles, in straw baskets on their heads. I even saw a woman carrying one in her very fashionable green leather handbag, writes Bridget Hilton-Barber.