17 min ago
Mail & Guardian
No vacancy: Hotels, cars booked out ahead of Mandela memorial
Travel agencies say top-tier hotels and rental cars in Johannesburg and Cape Town have been booked out as dignitaries prepare to enter the country.
4 hrs ago
Mandela's funeral set for Dec. 15
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Thu Dec 05, 2013
Merv Aubsepin | My wonderful visit with Nelson Mandela
I knew it was going to be a special day when we arrived at the private home of Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg.
Hotel News Resource
Anantara Bazaruto Island Opens in Mozambique
The resort formerly operated as the award-winning Indigo Bay Resort & Spa, which Minor Hotel Group, Anantara's owning company, took over management of earlier this year, with the intention to rebrand to Anantara.
Bruce Lee's famous tracksuit goes under...
A rare collection of Bruce Lee memorabilia will go on sale in Hong Kong on Thursday, 40 years after the kung fu icon's death, including the famous yellow-and-black tracksuit from his final movie.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Hot spots in Johannesburg
So you're a social butterfly, always up for a party, and love to meet new people and dance the night away? I certainly am.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
International Business Times
My South African Adventure: Finding a New Home in Johannesburg [BLOG]
So like any sane British person would, my Beloved and I decided to spread the epic drive from the Cape to Johannesburg over two days and break the journey by staying overnight at Gariep Dam in the Free State, just over halfway.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Swaziland to benefit from rail line linking Gauteng to Maputo
A rail line under construction that will link Gauteng with Maputo via Swaziland by 2017 will improve the fortunes of Swaziland Railways, which is partnering on the project with Transnet Freight Rail.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
International Business Times
My South African Adventure: Great Trek from the Cape to Johannesburg [BLOG]
This last week or so has been all about goodbyes. Goodbye to friends and acquaintances, goodbye to favourite haunts, goodbye to lovely, leafy Stellenbosch and the Cape.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Cosmos and the Professor
I'm on my way to the Cradle of Humankind where human life began, in the bush outside Johannesburg, South Africa.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Nelson Mandela Still Ill But Responding To Treatment
According to the South African government, 95 year old Nelson Mandela is responding well to treatment , but is still in critical condition .
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Actor-comedian Russell Brand denied entry into South Africa twice
Actor and comedian Russell Brand twice was denied entry into South Africa on Friday, causing him to cancel four stand-up shows in Johannesburg for his Messiah Complex World Tour.
Mandela remains "quite ill," can't speak
South Africa's former president, Nelson Mandela, remains "quite ill" and unable to speak because of tubes that are keeping his lungs clear of fluid, though he is relaxed, his former wife told a South African newspaper.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Russell Brand 'refused' entry into SA
Russell Brand's Messiah Complex show in Johannesburg on Friday night has been cancelled after he was refused entry into South Africa.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Traditional Thatched Roofs With a Modern Flair
John Roston Smith is one of South Africa's premier thatchers, whose dried-grass roofs adorn the homestead of President Jacob Zuma as well as hundreds of safari lodges and farmhouses.
Africa's 'first design museum' stirs continent's creative pulse
The Johannesburg-based Museum of African Design opened its doors on October 24 showcasing the Southern Guild collection.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Death of world-renowned Bay artist Neil Rodger
"Neil was a lovely, lovely man and a supremely talented artist. He was known worldwide for his portraits and would travel to Germany once a year to do portraits of German nobility," Haitink said.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
CAF Champions League:Ahli African kings again
Ahli claimed a record-eighth Champions League title with a 2-0 home victory over South Africa's Orlando Pirates in the final return leg at Arab Contractors Stadium.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
South Africa Photo Diary: Johannesburg/Pretoria
For years now I have had two cyber-friends in South Africa. Brian is a schoolteacher in Johannesburg, and his brother Clive is an attorney in Pretoria.