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Walking for Eden, and elephants

South Africa's Eden to Addo Mega-Hike is a 400-kilometre walk through farmland and bush from the Knysna Forest to Addo Elephant Park. It's also a pilgrimage to conservation and biodiversity, following what may be old elephant migration paths.

Kamfers Dam flamingos on webcam

Web surfers from around the world can now view the antics of some 20 000 lesser flamingos, following the installation of a state-of-the-art webcam on the famous flamingo breeding island at Kimberley's Kamfers Dam.

SA’s first Shariah-compliant ETF

Absa Capital has launched South Africa's first Shariah-compliant equity-linked exchange traded fund, and expects the new offering to be well-received in a market that "urgently requires more local Islamic investment products".

South Africans: come to the party!

There can be no better advertisement for the 2010 Fifa World Cup than full stadiums at its curtain-raiser, the 2009 Confederations Cup. But with just three months to go until the "Festival of Champions" kicks off, the pace of ticket sales is slow. The onus is on South African fans to come to the party.

What is the Partnership?

One of the biggest impacts from hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup will come from the phenomenal marketing and communication opportunity it will offer...

SA women take the lead

Two exceptional South African women have made the headlines recently. Striker Noko Alice Matlou of the national women's team was named Africa's woman footballer of the year, while Zukiswa Sapepa has become the country's first female traffic station commander.

Midmar Mile: the true spirit of sport

South Africa's Midmar Mile, the world's largest open water swimming event, captured the true spirit of sport on the weekend. Where else would you find a field ranging from pre-teenagers to octogenarians, including both able-bodied and disabled swimmers, and led by world-class competitors?

Didata expands in the UK

Johannesburg-headquartered IT solutions and services company Dimension Data has acquired Teksys, a British Microsoft infrastructure and licensing services company, enabling it to provide its UK clients with range of new services.

SA judge heads UN racism review

South African judge Navanethem Pillay, the newly appointed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, is the force behind the upcoming Durban Review Conference, which aims to tackle racism across the world.

SA fashion goes to New York

Stoned Cherrie, a top South African fashion label, has received a prestigious opportunity to break into the international fashion scene. This comes after an invitation to showcase its work at New York’s Fashion Week.