SA Fast Facts

SA Fast Facts

South African facts at your fingertips … up-to-date information on the country's economy, population, geography, climate, languages and more.

 

Celebrating the South African Constitutional Court

The Constitutional Court is a powerful reminder of how far the country has come. Its Great African Steps are built of the bricks from Number Four prison, holding within them the memories of the countless prisoners denied their dignity. Its design is symbolic of "justice under a tree"; it is a masterpiece of the South African transition.

An overview of the history of South African art

South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

Google Africa sets up mentorship programmes for tech designers, entrepreneurs

Google Launchpad and Google Play South Africa were launched in November 2017 to boost African technology start-ups and develop a unique African design aesthetic.The...

Brand South African partners with Mandela Trilogy in Dubai

A musical based on the early life and revolutionary awakening of Nelson Mandela, The Mandela Trilogy, was performed at the Dubai Opera House in...

South Africa’s youth shine at Children’s Monologues charity benefit

The Children's Monologues is a spoken-word performance piece of soliloquies and testimonies of South African children about their country, performed by some of the...

Press release: Brand South Africa and Trialogue encourage volunteerism

Brand South Africa partnered with Trialogue to host its quarterly Trialogue CSI forum in Johannesburg and Cape Town. These forums call on all those...

South African chef named world’s best

Chef Chantel Dartnall has been named the best female chef in the world for 2017 at The Best Chef Awards held in Poland. Dartnell...

Sivashnie: fuelled by Engen

Engen is investing in high school learners with great potential. Sivashnie Perumal is one of the students who has benefited from the involvement of...

Essential guide to scuba diving in South Africa

If it's variety you're after, you've come to the right place. South Africa has an enormously long coastline ranging from about 35°S to 27°S - not quite within the usual range for tropical diving, but the Mozambique Current brings warm water with it, and at Sodwana Bay we have the most southerly coral reefs in the world.
australians against apartheid exhibition

Press release: Memories of the Struggle: Australians Against Apartheid an exhibition by ASAA

A multimedia exhibition that launches this week is to showcase a photographic timeline of events that weaves together a narrative of Australia’s involvement in the...

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