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South Africa – A resilient nation of note

South Africa is not only renowned as one of the world’s best constitutional democratic destinations, the globally acclaimed Nelson Mandela is well recognized as...

Play Your Part Ambassador to host #SowetoYouthGolfDay in commemoration of Youth Day

  JOHANNESBURG, 14 June 2021 – On 16 June 2021, Play Your Part Ambassador Thato ‘TT’ Mbha will be...

Are you healthy and happy? Meet Dr. Michael Mol

By Mduduzi Malinga Michael Benjamin Mol was born on 16 August 1971 in Cape Town, South Africa. Although he did not go for career counseling,...

Brand South Africa and the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, in association with...

To close off Africa Month celebrations, Brand South Africa and the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, in association with Constitution Hill, are proud to...

Ponte City – a beacon of hope in downtown Johannesburg

The unusual Ponte City that towers over Hillbrow has had a chequered history. Once home to the elite hip white city folk, it fell into disrepair. It became a vertical slum, notorious for its crime-infested corridors. But it has been given a new lease of life, and is an example of workable urban regeneration.

Castle of Good Hope celebrates South Africa’s diverse heritage

During Heritage Month, Cape Town's Castle of Good Hope launched a legacy project that highlights 350 years of South African history, from colonial and...

Sophiatown: recalling the loss

It was on 9 February 1955 that the forced removal of over 60 000 people from Sophiatown began. Fifty years on, the City of Johannesburg pays tribute to the sons and daughters of its lost suburb.

Meet the women who fought the Knysna fires

In June this year, devastating fires laid waste to the Western Cape, particularly in the towns of Knysna and neighbouring Plettenberg Bay, where homes...

Bruce Fordyce: Comrades King

Mention the Comrades Marathon, the world-famous 90-kilometre run between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, and one name still springs to mind: Bruce Fordyce, the "Comrades King", and one of the all-time greats of ultra-marathon running.

South African inventions

Where would you expect to find the inventor of the CAT scan, the makers of the "speed gun" used in cricket ovals the world over, or the world's first oil-from-coal refinery?