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South Africa’s weather and climate

A subtropical location, moderated by ocean on two sides of the triangle-shaped country and the altitude of the interior plateau, account for the warm temperate conditions so typical of South Africa - and so popular with its foreign visitors.

Warming the Hearts of Cape Children

Cape Town based organisations band together to warm the hearts of preschool children by collecting more than 170 blankets and donating them to kids from in and around Somons Town.

Capetonians urged to donate blankets

Cape Town Tourism and the Cape Point Partnership are working together to bring comfort and warmth to vulnerable communities, and are calling on members of the public to donate blankets at any of the Cape Town Tourism visitor information centres.

Airport donates shoes to needy pupils

OR Tambo International Airport, through its winter warmer drive, has donated shoes to needy young pupils at Tembisa's Moduopo Primary School.

South Africa secures World Bank loan

‘Switch off to prevent winter outages’

Eskom has called on South Africans to partner with it to prevent power outages as the state company prepares to tackle long-deferred maintenance this winter in order to protect the country's longer-term electricity supply.

Cape Town’s World Cup winter boost

Cape Town, foreign tourists' favourite South African city, is set to enjoy long-term benefits from successfully hosting the 2010 Fifa World Cup by building its reputation as a special-events destination in the winter off-season.
SA wins big at World Travel Awards

Wartrail – a winter wonderland

If the crowds, buzz and spectacle of the 2010 Fifa World Cup leave you cold, you can escape it all by heading to the hills – to the snow-covered wild mountain country of the Wartrail and New England region of the Eastern Cape.

South African's night polar trek

South African’s night polar trek

After 60 days and five hours, South African Mike Horn and Norwegian Børge Ousland have become the first men to walk to the North Pole, unassisted by dogs or machines, in the Arctic winter. The adventurers crossed 1 000km of polar landscape, walking or skiing up to 12 hours a day in total darkness - and temperatures reaching -50°C.

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