• Cape seals hunt sharks off Cape Point

    The hunted has become the hunter off the coast of Cape Town, where shark expert Chris Fallows has witnessed Cape fur seals catch and partially eat small blue sharks. The remarkable discovery has been published in the latest edition of the African Journal of Marine Science.

  • SANParks sells rhinos to foil poachers

    South Africa National Parks is selling 286 white rhino to approved private buyers as part of its efforts to save the endangered animals from poaching, outgoing chair Kuseni Dlamini said on Wednesday.

  • 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 Lindgren 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.

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