Villagers benefit from well-heeled visitors

In a small village outside Kruger National Park, education, health care, employment and sustainability are key. Along with wildlife conservation, a safari lodge is putting into practice its social principles in creating a positive culture within the community.

The art of weaponry

Ralph Ziman worked with a group of Zimbabwean wire beaders to make replica AK-47s and ammunition. Then he took photos in downtown Joburg, depicting an eerie, frightening world for his exhibition, Ghosts. It was not to glamorise guns, he says, but to spark a debate.

Oxford University reflects on SA’s freedom journey

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will deliver the keynote address at a high-level academic conference reflecting on South Africa's first 20 years of democracy at Oxford University in the UK on Friday.

Benin gallery keeps African art in Africa

Contemporary African art is carving a niche in the West African town of Ouidah, Benin. Known more for its slave trade and voodoo roots, the region is starting to draw visitors more interested in the arts and culture. It is also offering a space for expatriate artists to show their work at home for the first time.

To and from OR Tambo Airport

Assess your options for getting from Africa's busiest airport to wherever you're staying in the city - and back again.

Proteas ready to face Pakistan: Smith

Proteas captain Graeme Smith declared himself satisfied with his side's preparations on Thursday after they drew their three-day warmup match in Sharjah ahead of the first test against Pakistan, starting in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

The king returns to Cradock

Wild lions have been released in the Mountain Zebra National Park after they were hunted to extinction in the area more than a century ago. The zebra population is now a healthy 800, along with several large antelope species, enough to support the lions.
Addo’s elephant fence comes down

Tusker research goes social

Animal lovers can participate in the Amarula Elephant Research Programme through a new Facebook app that allows them to track their favourite jumbo, learn more about its habits, and help to raise awareness about elephant conservation.
Addo’s elephant fence comes down

Africa takes charge of its heritage

Participants at Africa’s first-ever international world heritage conference, held under the auspices of the Unesco World Heritage Centre, have declared the event to be a success.
World heritage in South Africa

Inspiring New Ways

At the fortnightly post cabinet briefing today, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane announced that that South Africa had a new slogan. He said, "After extensive stakeholder consultation by Brand South Africa, Cabinet approved "South Africa: Inspiring New Ways" as a new slogan for marketing the country.”