The oratory of Oliver Tambo: Ngoako Ramatlhodi on Oliver Tambo

Ramatlhodi was the ANC president’s speechwriter. He recalls a sharp dresser who was meticulous in his attention to detail and unwaveringly dedicated to liberation. Amukelani...

South African photographer documents pantsula

South African photographer and filmmaker Chris Saunders has spent the last six years documenting the evolution of pantsula dancing. His images have been seen around the world, outlining the dance's history as well as its significance as a positive African youth culture.

Consular services for foreigners

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Refugees and asylum seekers

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Immigrating to South Africa

Considering immigrating to and settling in South Africa? Find out about immigration categories, requirements and application procedures, and get the answers to some frequently asked questions.

Anant Singh buys Mandela memorabilia

A signed photograph of Nelson Mandela and Muhammed Ali, sold as part of a lot of rare Mandela memorabilia at a recent auction.   By Anne...

Brand Africa Forum 2011

Click on the links below to download documents     Brand Africa Forum 2011 Cover Sections Sections part1 Sections part2  

ITI India 2011

Click on the links below to download documents   SA delegate briefing Cover Contents Sections Sections part1 Sections part2 India delegate briefing Cover Contents Sections

Russia Tour 2011 documentation

Please click on the titles below for the Russia Tour documentation in Russian: Press releases Background information Mpahlwa CV Briefing pack Company profilesThe documents...