Former Rivonia trialist and anti-apartheid struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada died today, following a long illness. He was 87. After 1994, Kathrada served as a...
Besides the late Nelson Mandela, many other South Africans have stood up for human rights. Among their names, we can count people like Desmond Tutu and Miriam Makeba. They have all devoted their time and talents to improving the lives of all people.
South African writer Fred Khumalo uses the historical context of the sinking of the SS Mendi as background for his latest novel, Dancing the...
From Great Zimbabwe to Nubian pyramids along the Nile River, Africa, as the Cradle of Humankind, holds many of the world's greatest archaeological treasures....
Over 16 days a group of travellers journeying through South Africa will highlight the importance of our Constitution and how it impacts the lives of South Africans.
One of Johannesburg's most recognised historic buildings, the old post office in Rissik Street, is being refurbished, the city has announced. It was built in 1897 and was declared a national monument in 1978. In November 2009, it was wrecked by a fire.
The city of Joburg honoured two of its greatest residents, giving them the Freedom of the City. George Bizos and Andrew Mlangeni received the honour for their role in contributing to South Africa's freedom - "one a defender and the other a member of the defending legal team".
Freedom Park in Tshwane took part in International Day of Monuments and Sites, which fell on 18 April. Under the theme "The Heritage of Sport", schools participated by getting learners to prepare presentations that highlighted the importance of cultural heritage institutions.
As South Africa marks Human Rights month, we pay tribute to one of South Africa's greatest but sometimes forgotten heroes of the struggle for freedom.
The Reserve Bank has issued a commemorative R5 coin into general circulation that celebrates Griekwastad, in Northern Cape. The town was an important stopover on the trade route into the interior. The issue also commemorates the history of coinage in South Africa.