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Western Cape scoops big wins at the World Tourism Awards

By Mduduzi Malinga The Western Cape is a South African province with coasts bordering the Indian and Atlantic oceans. It is known for the port...

TUGELA FALLS STAND TALL IN THE CLOUDS

The site of a beautiful waterfall during a hike will never get old and anyone who says otherwise is telling a fib....

Hiking in South Africa

There's no better way to experience wild places than to put your boots on and your feet on the ground, one in front of the other. South Africa has a huge variety of awesomely scenic hiking trails. Take a look at some of the highlights.

Backpacking in South Africa

If you've got more time than money, there's no better way to see South Africa than to backpack your way around its many offerings: spectacular beauty, a mosaic of cultures, incredible value for money, massive adventure potential - and an undeniable penchant for partying!

Public-private partnerships in national parks to boost tourism

Six million people visited our 19 national parks last year. This presented a huge opportunity for private investors, delegates were told at the inaugural...

The President’s Award boosts the role of the youth

More than 50,000 young South Africans have enrolled in The President's Award for Youth Empowerment over the past decade. It requires participants to make...

Brilliant young minds at the CSIR

Youth Month may be over for another year, but the bright young minds at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research are not resting. Lydia Cape's passion for the outdoors has made her a valuable environmental scientist and environmental assessment practitioner at the institute.

IMF forecasts “robust’ economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

A combination of infrastructure investment, expanding services, and robust agricultural production are proving tailwind to the strong economic growth in most of sub-Saharan Africa countries, states the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook report.

IMF forecasts “robust’ economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa

A combination of infrastructure investment, expanding services, and robust agricultural production are proving tailwind to the strong economic growth in most of sub-Saharan Africa countries, states the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook report.

Huffington Post lists 15 reasons why Cape Town is No. 1

Sunset in Sea Point, Cape Town.   By Anne Taylor 20 May 2014 "One destination continues to hold the number one spot in our wanderlust-filled hearts: Cape Town,"...