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Perched between the ocean and the mountain, and with a national park as its heart, Cape Town is wild and wonderful. Among its attractions are climbing, surfing and diving along with vibrant nightlife, excellent wine and endless shopping.
South Africa occupies the southern tip of Africa, its long coastline stretching more than 2 500km from the desert border with Namibia on the Atlantic coast, southwards around the tip of Africa, then north to the border with subtropical Mozambique on the Indian Ocean.
The spell-binding new novel by South African playwright and author Harry Kalmer, A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg, describes Africa’s greatest city as a living, breathing...
The 183 Parties were discussing 120 documents and 62 proposals at the 17th Conference of the Parties (CoP17) to the Convention on International Trade...
Cities to play their part in building national competitiveness. Positioning South Africa as a globally competitive destination is central to Brand South Africa’s mandate.
Readers of the international travel magazine Travel + Leisure have voted Cape Town as one of the Top 10 cities in the world. The Mother City took the ninth spot, while Kyoto in Japan took the top position for the second year in a row.
Despite delivery problems that meant the feature plants for the exhibit never arrived in London, the South African National Biodiversity Institute Kirstenbosch team collected a Silver Gilt award at the annual international flower show. Once again, the display shows South Africa's beauty.
The continent's most dynamic and future-focused cities are highlighted in Into Africa - the Continent's Cities of Opportunity. The top five are Johannesburg, Cairo, Tunis, Algiers and Casablanca - they "demonstrate the strengths and weaknesses of Africa's urban future".
More than a million people visited Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in 2014. Tourism is crucial to the survival of South Africa's conservation and biodiversity assets, as the income generated from visitors helps to manage protected areas. They also raise awareness of conservation issues.
South Africa's hot sub-tropical city had a record tourism year in 2014, with visitor numbers up nearly 13%. It was also recently named one of the New7Wonders cities of the world, and was listed in the New York Times top 10 places to visit in 2015.