Preconceptions were blown out the water when a group of reporters landed in Johannesburg on their first visit to South Africa. The city – and indeed the country – was not what they had expected. And in turn, they intend on informing their readers back home about their positive experiences.
A group of foreign bloggers, visiting South Africa to find out more about the country's innovation and technology sector, were given a special insight into Africa as the cradle of human evolution with physical theatre presented by the Palaeontological Scientific Trust.
A research project involving a small group of indigenous people from the Karoo region of South Africa, who carry within their DNA a direct link to human ancestors of 100 000 years ago, is providing valuable information on human migratory history.