South Africa’s beaches

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...

Google Maps launches the Mzansi Experience

Across the globe, people can now explore the beauty of South Africa virtually through Google Maps. From the views from atop Table Mountain to animals grazing in the Kruger National Park, South Africa's natural wonders are on display for all the world to appreciate.

South African policies help to reduce poverty, says World Bank

Tight fiscal policy and well-targeted social support, such as child and disability grants and free basic services, have helped to lift millions of people out of poverty. If South Africa can ride out external factors, the World Bank states, its economy will grow and its social programmes will continue.

South African policies help to reduce poverty, says World Bank

Tight fiscal policy and well-targeted social support, such as child and disability grants and free basic services, have helped to lift millions of people out of poverty. If South Africa can ride out external factors, the World Bank states, its economy will grow and its social programmes will continue.

Protecting marine life with plastic

Innovative plastic pipe bins are being used in a waste removal project – the first of its kind in South Africa – to clear discarded fishing line from beaches along the country's coastline.
Saving the African penguin