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South African chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu explores the country's heritage through food in her new cookery book

Cookbook celebrates South Africa’s culinary heritage

South African chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu is taking local cuisine to the world with the release of her new cookbook, Through the Eyes of an...
The home page of the South African History Online website. SAHO has been popularising and expanding knowledge of the country's rich and fascinating history since 2000.

South African history online

South African History Online is an impressive resource for both students and teachers, transforming history into a dynamic subject that offers new insight into the country's turbulent past and ever-changing present.

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...
AfriDocs is an online streaming service devoted to quality documentaries about Africa and its people.

Five essential African documentaries you can watch online right now

AfriDocs is a multi-platform streaming service featuring some of the best documentaries about Africa available to watch for free and in an instant, right...
Acclaimed science fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor creates new African character for Marvel Comics.

Meet Ngozi, Marvel Comics’ first truly African superhero

The US comic book publisher and creator of some of the most popular superheroes, Marvel, has unveiled its newest project: a Nigerian female superhero...
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

You'll see them on the dirt roads of rural South Africa: undistinguished medium-sized dogs with long snouts, short brownish coats and springy upturned tails. Some dismiss them as mongrels, but these dogs have a lineage going back 7 000 years. They are the Africanis – the dog of Africa.

An app developed by Kenyan schoolgirls that addresses female health issues has got the attention of Google.

Kenyan schoolgirls create female health app for Google

Five Kenyan teenagers, aged 15 to 17, have been selected to take part in the Google Technovation software development competition. Their innovative app design...

Africa’s Great Green Wall can stop African migration

Originally conceived to stop the spread of deserts, the Great Green Wall of Africa is now not only a means of slowing climate change,...

UWC takes the lead in physics research

A team of students from the University of Western Cape (UWC), led by Professor Nico Orce, is the first African research team to lead...
The Put Foot Foundation donates shoes to underprivileged children in South Africa and across Africa.

Put Foot is putting African children on the road to success with new shoes

A South African charity is taking on the challenge of making sure underprivileged children across the continent have at least one good pair of...


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