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Big game and big luxury make Londolozi the best resort in the world

South Africa’s natural beauty and sophisticated tourism industry was lauded this week with the announcement that the country’s famed Londolozi resort was voted the best in the world in the annual Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards.

The South African government is on Ello

Social media is democracy in action, and the government is quickly catching on to its cool factor – and its ability to build personal relationships between citizens and what has always been perceived as a monolithic, out of touch structure. Social media has its downfalls, but getting up close and personal with the electorate outweighs these.

UN peace role for South African Nicholas “Fink’ Haysom

South African Nicholas "Fink' Haysom brings plenty of conflict resolution experience to his new job as chief of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan. But challenges lie ahead, including brokering peace between the new government and the Taliban.

UN peace role for South African Nicholas “Fink’ Haysom

South African Nicholas "Fink' Haysom brings plenty of conflict resolution experience to his new job as chief of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan. But challenges lie ahead, including brokering peace between the new government and the Taliban.

South African economy improving

There has been a slight uptick in South Africa's economy, and the country jumped a place in the 2014 Ibrahim Index of African Governance overall. But there are still deep concerns about the slow pace of change on the continent, with Mo Ibrahim saying it should adopt a stance of Afro-realism.

South African companies take to 3D printing

High-tech 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is gaining traction in South Africa with local companies using the technology to create intricate physical objects.

An African team for the World Cup

A new golden generation of top-flight football talent is taking Africa to the World Cup. The entire continent is again expected to get behind the Indomitable Lions, Super Eagles, Les Elephants, Black Stars, Desert Foxes and their young teams as they play for glory.

Cape Town Jazz Safari, with Andulela Experience

Cape jazz captures the story of the Mother City with its fusion of "Cape Coons" carnival music and rhythms from Europe, Asia, and Africa. Now, tour operator Andulela Experience offers a jazz safari that allows visitors to explore this unique sound through interactive tours across the city.

Fashion week leads the pack

Some of the country's top designers took their spring/summer 2014 collections to South African Fashion Week. It set the tone for the next season in bright colours and natural fabrics, and featured a first-time partnership with Universal Music South Africa.

Fashion week leads the pack

Some of the country's top designers took their spring/summer 2014 collections to South African Fashion Week. It set the tone for the next season in bright colours and natural fabrics, and featured a first-time partnership with Universal Music South Africa.