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Gift of The Givers Plays its Part in Makhanda (Grahamstown)

A nation that takes care of its destitute, is a nation that instils in its people the ethos of active citizenship, of Ubuntu. This...

Relaxing Port Elizabeth

Often overlooked by travellers in search of glitz and glamour, Port Elizabeth is probably South Africa's best-kept secret, with fantastic weather and an enormous range of attractions.

Skydiving in South Africa

If you're a skydiver, you know all about adrenaline addiction and the pull of gravity - so don't miss out on the chance of a quick jump while you're on holiday in South Africa!

Eastern Cape roadworks uncover unique fossil treasure trove

The South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) announced that the fossils were discovered in rock debris during construction work on the Eastern Cape N2 highway, close...

Improved water testing kit ensures water safety

Rhodes University's Dr Catherine Luyt has made significant improvements to a water testing kit that will allow rural residents to make sure their drinking water is safe to use. 

Sanral starts Eastern Cape N2 upgrade

Work has started on the R900-million upgrade of the N2. The first phase comprises the stretch between Grahamstown and the Fish River, says Sanral. It has worked with Rhodes University to save the protected Oldenburgia Grandis trees along the route, which will be relocated.

Arts festival celebrates power of music

Questions around African identity and belonging are woven into the programme of the National Arts Festival this year. The festival, which starts today and runs for two weeks, offers almost 2 500 performances of 630 shows, including many from artists from around the continent.

South African jazz greats shine at London festival

The best of South African jazz was on stage at the Vortex Jazz Club in the UK over the weekend as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, one of the world’s premier jazz events. The festival is part of the SA-UK Seasons 2014-2015, a cultural exchange programme showcasing South African artists in Britain.

South African jazz greats shine at London festival

The best of South African jazz was on stage at the Vortex Jazz Club in the UK over the weekend as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, one of the world’s premier jazz events. The festival is part of the SA-UK Seasons 2014-2015, a cultural exchange programme showcasing South African artists in Britain.

Online poetry competition to help youth deal with HIV/Aids

DFL-Lover--Another thumbWits University's Drama for Life programme is bringing its annual HIV-education poetry competition for young people to the internet, using social media platforms such as Vimeo, Facebook and Twitter.