South African cuisine

South African cuisine

South Africa offers culinary challenges from crocodile sirloins to fried caterpillars to sheep heads, but also a familiar global menu - anything from hamburgers to sushi to pad thai to spaghetti bolognaise. Check out the menu.
Grandmother Julia Albu is driving across Africa in her 20-year-old Toyota for a literacy charity.

South African granny sets off on an epic road trip across Africa

South African grandmother Julia Albu is putting younger explorers to shame, embarking on a car journey across Africa. Albu set off on her road...
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South African English is lekker!

South Africans speak English, that doesn't mean you'll always understand us. Our robots are nothing like R2D2, just now doesn't mean immediately, and babbelas is not a shampoo. Tune in with our quick dictionary of SA idiom. It's lekker, bru!
Entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana is using spinach to build his business and promote healthy living

Khayelitsha’s “Spinach King” is building a healthy eating empire

Inspiring young entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana started with a good idea and R40. Today he has expanded his small-scale spinach-bread making business into a range...
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Consumer help: travel and tourism

For advice and complaints about travel agents, tourist operators and establishments - including searches for registered guides and graded accomodation.
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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.
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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.
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Indaba wants more women in management

Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa aims to get 30% female representation in management in the tourism sector over the next five years. WiT 30in5 was...
Rodrigue Katembo, Virunga National Park, Goldman Environmental Prize,

Global conservation award for DRC park ranger and environmentalist

Rodrigue Katembo, a former child soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been awarded an international environmental prize for his work as a...

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...

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