• The Nelson Mandela Capture Site

    Follow the journey of Nelson Mandela

    Madiba's Journey is a free to download app, available for Apple and Android devices, that features 27 tourist attractions and sites of memory inspired by his life. It also has audio so the user can be immersed in the story, as well as images, practical visitor details and rewards for checking in.

  • The Nal'ibali project is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign

    South African reading project wins Astrid Lindren prize

    The Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa has won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015, the world's richest children's book award with a prize of 5-million Swedish kroner (around R7-million).

  • Westerford offers Mandarin as a subject.

    Mandarin to be offered in SA state schools

    Mandarin has been added to the school curriculum as a subject choice at South Africa's state schools. Pupils at schools that have the resources to teach the Chinese language will be able to choose it as a second additional language from January 2016.

  • Paragliding in Cape Town

    TripAdvisor names SA's top 10 destinations

    TripAdvisor, which represents the largest online travel community in the world, recently released the top 10 places to visit in South Africa in 2015 – nine of which can be found in the Western Cape.

  • Watch: Trevor Noah, new host of the Daily Show

    Comedy Central Africa says Trevor Noah's appointment as the new host of The Daily Show is "an extraordinary milestone for Africa comedy". Watch the routines that helped the South African comedian snatch one of the hottest spots on US television.

  • High hopes for South Africa’s low-cost carriers

    With Skywise taking to the air in March, South Africans now have four low-cost carriers to choose from – and already the new entrant appears to have had an impact on end-user fares.

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noahthumb"As a South African being anywhere in the world, the most amazing thing is you see how big the world is, and you see how small we are," says Trevor Noah. "But then you also see how much of an impact 'small' can have."

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