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South Africa’s Unesco World Heritage Sites

The oldest visible meteor crater on earth. The island prison that held Nelson Mandela. The remains of an ancient African city state. Evidence of the earliest humans, and the richest and most beautiful collection of cave paintings south of the Sahara. South Africa is home to eight Unesco World Heritage Sites.

Laduma Ngxokolo

Me and my constitution: Laduma Ngxokolo

Fashion designer and proud South African Laduma Ngxokolo shares his views about South Africa's Constitution and tells us how it has helped to shape...

Amazing women celebrated

It is a colourful event as guests stream in wearing a wide range of traditional attire in celebration of their heritage and individuality for...

Khoi San centre will keep heritage alive

A hundred kilometres from the closest big town, a San community and the makers of a documentary on their disappearing language are hoping to...

Why does South Africa celebrate Heritage Day?

Heritage Day is one of South Africa's newer public holidays, declared after the republic became a democracy in 1994. The day was first observed...

Sanlam takes authors on a journey

Stories told over the ages form an important part of heritage, offering the reader fragments of the past. They also provide a window into...

Women’s monument unveiled in Tshwane

10 August 2016The Women’s Living Heritage Monument, unveiled by President Jacob Zuma on Women's Day 9 August 2016, commemorates the story of women’s contribution to the...
The Griqua Town R5 coin celebrates the history of South African coinage

The Griqua Town R5 coin celebrates the history of South African coinage

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.

Invitation: Media tours to showcase South Africa’s competitiveness

Brand South Africa, in collaboration with the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and other partners, will profile various areas of South Africa’s competitiveness to both Chinese and African media ahead of the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation. FOCAC will be hosted by South Africa from 3-5 December 2015.

Call for South Africans to preserve our indigenous heritage and knowledge during Heritage Month

September not only marks the beginning of spring - the season of new beginnings - but also the commemoration of South Africa’s Heritage Month, when the nation celebrates and recognises the cultural and social wealth and diversity of South Africa.

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