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South Africa Supports the SADC region’s Media Freedom and Responsibility to the Public

On Friday, 8 December 2023, Minister in The Presidency, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, hosted the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards Dinner.   The SADC Media Awards...

Brand South Africa applauds Thebe Magugu for bagging a prestigious award in fashion

A 26-year-old fashion designer from the dusty streets of Kimberley, is the first South African to ever win the Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy prize. The...

The Lazy Makoti’s Guide to the Kitchen

- Mogau Seshoene returns from Maco, China and the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Ceremony – the Olympics of Cookbooks Mogau Seshoene has just returned from...

A guide to South Africa’s best beaches

From the Cape West Coast on the desert border with Namibia to northern KwaZulu-Natal, the South African coastline stretches more 2 500 kilometres and...

An overview of the history of South African art

South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

Shopping online in South Africa

South Africans love to shop, and more and more are doing it online, logging on to buy everything from books to wine to electronic equipment. Here's a roundup of the most popular SA shopping websites - and links for those who want to hunt down the lesser known ones.

Mountain biking in South Africa

MTB heaven! South Africa is a treasure trove of exciting routes, discovered and waiting to be uncovered, with weather allowing for cycling at any time of the year, all day and just about every day.

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!

18 facts about the 9-metre Mandela statue

Weighing in at more than 3.5 tons, the new statue of Nelson Rolihlala Mandela unveiled on Monday at the Union Buildings shows the father of the nation with his arms outstretched, as if embracing the nation. Find out the facts behind this remarkable feat of art and engineering.

Q&A with founder of Champion South Africa

Well-known radio host Ashraf Garda challenges South Africans to change their mindsets to become champions in everything they do. Read more about his initiative,...