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Mapungubwe: South Africa’s lost city of gold

A thousand years ago, Mapungubwe was the centre of the largest kingdom in southern Africa, with a thriving trade in gold and ivory with China, India and Egypt. Discovered in 1932 but kept under wraps by the apartheid government, Mapungubwe is one of SA's eight Unesco World Heritage Sites.

Gallery: All-year sunshine in KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal has it all: a long coastline of beautiful beaches, rolling green midlands inland, a wealth of African culture, the magnificent Drakensberg range of...
Route 62: five stops on the world's best road trip

South Africa’s Route 62 is world’s best road trip

The scenic Route 62, between Cape Town and Oudtshoorn, has been named by CNN Travel as the world's best road trip destination. Here are...

Five globally important archaeological sites in Africa

From Great Zimbabwe to Nubian pyramids along the Nile River, Africa, as the Cradle of Humankind, holds many of the world's greatest archaeological treasures....

22 monuments for 22 years of freedom

There are a significant number of monuments to peace and freedom scattered across South Africa – not surprising given its long history of struggle against oppression. With April marking the 22nd anniversary of South Africa’s freedom, we will showcase 22 monuments that pay homage to those who made this country great.

Cooking in Cariema Isaacs’ Cape Malay kitchen

Cape Malay cooking has left its unique mark on South Africa’s collective heritage. It is known and loved across the country. Cariema Isaacs, author...

Brand South Africa invites media to experience the exceptionalism of KwaZulu-Natal

Johannesburg, Tuesday 12 July 2016 – Brand South Africa and its partners – the Departments of Trade and Industry and KwaZulu-Natal Health, National Research...

Cape Town again named favourite city in the world

Cape Town was voted the favourite city in the world and South Africa the third favourite country in the Telegraph newspaper's annual travel survey. It is the fourth consecutive year that the Mother City has taken the top honour in the British newspaper's popular poll.
Cape Town International Jazz Festival

A feast of South African festivals

Festivals, festivals, festivals ... SA has a celebration for every event, art form, food, drink and agricultural commodity. There's the Cherry Festival, the Arts Festival, countless mud-and-dust music festivals, the Whale Festival and more. See our guide to some of SA's best excuses for a party.
South Africa's rugby museum becomes top global attraction

South Africa’s rugby museum becomes top global attraction

The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has received the Travellers' Choice Award by the travel website, Trip Advisor, and it's been named in the top 1% of world attractions. The establishment celebrates its second birthday on Heritage Day.

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