Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe 2017

The reigning Miss South Africa is the new Miss Universe, the first South African to win the title since Margaret Gardiner wore the crown...
Kirstenbosch is world's Garden of the Year

Kirstenbosch is world’s Garden of the Year

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, which offers visitors many unusual experiences and showcases the diverse Cape Floral kingdom in a very accessible way, has been named as Garden of the Year at the 2015 International Garden Tourism awards.

Cape Town gets a literary nod

The list of finalists for the Man Booker International Prize will be announced in the Mother City next March, in another feather in the cap for the city on the mountain. It will be the first time the list is announced in Africa.

Smith lifts world surf junior crown

It seems there is no stopping Jordy Smith. Surfing's Rookie of the Year for 2006 won the Billabong ASP World Junior Championship at the weekend to become the first South African to claim the title.

Springboks honour Breyton, Os

Os du Randt and Breyton Paulse - whose fifty-second test for South Africa against Australia on Saturday might be his last - have been honoured for their outstanding services to Springbok rugby.

South African golf: a success story

South Africa has the weather, the courses ... and the players. The country has produced some of the best in the game, including multiple major winners Bobby Locke, Gary Player, Ernie Els and Retief Goosen, and a host of others that regularly challenge for big titles around the world.
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