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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.

The Cradle of Humankind

A handful of the world's great cities trace their heritage to early human settlements thousands of years back. Johannesburg's earliest residents were in the neighbourhood 3-million years ago.

South Africa’s Route 62 is world’s best road trip

The scenic Route 62, between Cape Town and Oudtshoorn, has been named by CNN Travel as the world's best road trip destination. Here are...

Saving Kenyan wildlife from drought, one truck at a time

Patrick Mwalua drives a truck hundreds of kilometres four times a week to deliver much needed water supplies to animals in Kenya's drought-stricken Tsavo...

Aquariums in Cape Town and Durban: a blue delight for all

Marine Month is the perfect time for a visit to the aquarium, where sea creatures and humans meet. The two biggest in South Africa...

Fate of white lions to be decided at CITES CoP17

The lions are once again kings of Timbavati in Limpopo. But their numbers in the wild remain small. CITES CoP17 is opening on 24...

Go on safari with South African ranger and vlogger

South African freelance ranger Ryno Erasmus is taking his job to a new level by educating people about wildlife on YouTube. He introduced his...

New colony for African penguin on the cards

The population of African penguins has dwindled drastically over the past three decades, mostly as a result of human activity. Now humans are stepping...

South Africa: open for business

South Africa has enormous potential as an investment destination, offering a unique combination of highly developed first world economic infrastructure with a vibrant emerging market economy.

The growth of fish farming in South Africa

Seafood is popular on many menus, but over-fishing is costing the oceans dearly. Aquaculture is one answer, with fish farmed for consumption in protected environments. In South Africa, the industry is in its infancy, but companies are farming fish that are green-listed on the Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative.