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Mandela and Tambo: A lifetime as comrades

Born in the Transkei a year apart, Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo were friends for more than 60 years, from their student days through...
Minister of Communications Ayanda Dlodlo. (Image: GCIS)

Press release: Brand South Africa to host the Nation Brand Forum

Minister of Communications Ms Ayanda Dlodlo joins Brand South Africa to host the Nation Brand Forum aimed at positioning South Africa as a globally...

Investing in South Africa

It's one of the most sophisticated, diverse and promising emerging markets in the world. Find out why investing in South Africa could give you...

South Africa: fast facts

South African facts at your fingertips. Get information on the country’s population, languages, geography, climate, system of government and more.Compiled by Mary AlexanderJump to:...

Skills the key to entrepreneurship – Brand South Africa

Young South Africans need to take up the challenge of entrepreneurship to help boost growth in the country, Brand South Africa’s Leigh-Gail Petersen told...

Government in South Africa

South Africa is a constitutional democracy with a three-level system of government, an independent judiciary, and a Constitution that is the highest law of...

Africa from A to Z: Fast facts on the 55 states

The mainland and islands of Africa are home to 55 countries, an ancient and complex history, modern cities, some three thousand languages and over...

Celebrating the vision of the Women’s Charter

Before the National Development Plan, before the Constitution and its Bill of Rights, before even the Freedom Charter, there was the Women’s Charter of...
A typical Africanis, with a long snout, an elegant medium-sized build, short coat, pointed ears and upturned tail, in KwaZulu-Natal. (Image: Johan Gallant, © Africanis Society

Africanis – the dog of Africa

They were once dismissed as street dogs and mongrels. But as a breed they are intelligent, hardy, athletic, loyal – and ancient. They are...

13-million-year-old infant skull sheds light on ape ancestry

A Kenyan discovery of a remarkably complete fossil ape skull reveals what the common ancestor of all living great apes – including humans –...

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