The life-size horses for the play were made from plywood and cane.

SA Puppet Company Wins Tony Award!

South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company has won a Tony Award for making life-size horse puppets for a successful West End and Broadway play. The Cape Town-based company has...
Starfish Running Challenge in the UK

Take on a Running Challenge & Make a Difference

Starfish, an international development charity aiming to bring life, hope and opportunity to children in South Africa who have been orphaned and made vulnerable...
Charl Schwartzel

Everything you need to know about Charl Schwartzel

Here's everything you need to know (well, almost) about South African super-golfer Charl Schwartzel: He won the 2011 Masters Tournament in Augusta with a score of...

Vote for Table Mountain

Table Mountain is in the running to become one of the New7Wonders of Nature ( and the iconic mountain needs a few more votes...

Mother’s Day Dedications

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Mother's Day competition who have each won a R200 Voucher from NetFlorist & NetGifts for a gift delivered to their...

Write & WIN: Dedications to the Moms we Love

  WIN A R200 VOUCHER from NetFlorist & NetGifts by writing a dedication to your mom for South African Mother's Day (8th May). All dedications...

National Orders recipients named

On 27 April, Freedom Day, President Jacob Zuma will bestow National Orders on a number of worthy South Africans and citizens of foreign countries....

Remembering Enoch Sontonga

Enoch Mankayi Sontonga, a teacher and lay preacher from the Eastern Cape, died in obscurity 106 years ago today, aged just 33. But he...

Congrats to Caster

Congrats to Caster Semenya who had two big wins at the South African championships earlier this month. She won the 800 metres and the...
Balance, by Colleen Alborough, reflects on “negotiations and manoeuvres we make within the complex, at times disconcerting and chaotic space of South Africa”.

SA short films in international festival

Three South African short films have been selected for the prestigious Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen, or Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, to be held in May...


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