Mount Kilimanjaro

Native Nosi: The sweet taste of success

South Africa is home to two indigenous bee species – the African and the Cape bee – and produces enough honey to supply local...

Trek4Mandela returns to Kilimanjaro to remember Gugu Zulu and honour Mandela

The 2017 Trek4Mandela expedition to the summit of Africa's highest mountain in honour of Nelson Mandela will be a doubly emotional occasion, as climbers...

Mushwana looks to positively impact society

Play Your Part ambassador Thobile Mushwana says he has always had the desire to make a long-term impact on society which will leave a...

Dental Marathon to take on Mount Kilimanjaro for free oral healthcare

The Dental Marathon team will set off in June to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. The goal is to help get...

Name an African elephant and save it

Amarula’s Name Them, Save Them campaign fights elephant poaching and gets society to understand these mystical creatures. Ray Maota There are less than 400 000 African...

Five South African motorsport legends

CD Anderson South Africans like living life in the fast lane, and the country boasts a long tradition of professional motor racing, on both two...

South Africans off to summit Kili for Caring4Girls

Each step to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, no matter how slowly it is taken, will be for beneficiaries of Caring4Girls, says Melissa Rehbock. She is...

South African student is first female quadriplegic to climb Kili

Cape Town student Chaeli Mycroft is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro this week in hopes of becoming the first female quadriplegic to summit Africa's greatest peak and raise awareness of children with disabilities.

Climbers to take on Kilimanjaro for Mandela Day

trek4mandela_richard_mabaso_thumbnailWell-wishers sent off 27 climbers who plan to summit Mount Kilimanjaro with Trek4Mandela, a Mandela Day initiative set up to help young women in rural South Africa. It is the fourth year of the campaign.

The pain is soon forgotten

If you fancy a hard mountain bike ride through some of South Africa's most spectacular countryside, then the Freedom Challenge may be just the ticket. It's over 2 000km – but the man behind it has wilder dreams.
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