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Nadine Gordimer – a life celebrated in words

  • July 15, 2014

Nobel laureate and political activist Nadine Gordimer has died at the age of 90. Gordimer used her formidable talent as a writer to shine a light on prejudice in South Africa.


Passengers enjoy free Wi-Fi at South Africa's nine major airports

  • July 11, 2014

Wi-Fi makes the world go round, and passengers can now benefit from 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi at South Africa’s nine airports, thanks to the Airports Company South Africa.


South Africa voted best wildlife destination by Lonely Planet readers in India

  • June 05, 2014

South Africa has been voted the best wildlife destination for the third year in a row in a Lonely Planet magazine reader survey in India.


The Test Kitchen in Cape Town voted 'Best Restaurant in Africa'

  • April 29, 2014

Chef Luke Dale-Roberts’s Woodstock restaurant, The Test Kitchen, has been voted the ‘Best Restaurant in Africa’, and took 48th place in the 2014 World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards.


OR Tambo International Airport named 'Best Airport in Africa'

  • April 03, 2014

Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport was named ‘Best Airport in Africa’ at the recent Skytrax World Airport Awards, held in Barcelona, Spain.


The Cape Town International Jazz Festival

  • March 27, 2014

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival takes place on 28 and 29 March – and what a fantastic local and international line-up there is.


TripAdvisor users give Camps Bay beach the thumbs-up

  • March 20, 2014

Camps Bay beach listed in the Top 25 Beaches in the World in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for 2014.


South African Tourism: Eyes on Brazil

  • March 14, 2014

South African Tourism has invited the local travel trade to exhibit at Latin America’s biggest trade show, ABAV (the Brazilian Association of Travel Agencies).


Tata Madiba, we salute you

  • December 06, 2013
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The world is mourning following the death of Nelson Mandela, who passed away on 5 December 2013