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34 Reasons to Watch Spencer Conway Across Africa

The catchline for Spencer Conway's new TV show says it all: 'One Man, One Dream, 34 Countries'. The 'dream' is also one humungous challenge - to...
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6 South African TV Journalists Who’ve Gone Global

Anyone watching news reports in England, the US or Australia these days might be struck by a growing phenomenon - South African accents. More...

36 Hours in Cape Town VIDEO

In its regular feature '36 Hours in (Name a Place)', the New York Times focuses on a great city or part of the world. This...
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Photographer Hopes SA Videos of Rich/Poor Divide Start of World Project

Photographer and videographer Johnny Miller is quite upfront about what he set out to do when he began filming in April - a series on...

Huge Challah Bake-Off Part of SA Jewish Event That’s Gone Global

In preparation for Shabbat, or the Sabbath in Hebrew, no less than 1,700 women gathered in Cape Town on Wednesday to knead dough for...
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10 African Designers Wowing Beyoncé, Michelle Obama, Kim Kardashian

As more and more celebrities like Beyoncé, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian - and even US First Lady Michelle Obama - wear their African designs, South African and...
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5 Brilliant Train Trips You Can’t Miss in South Africa

When the famed Outeniqua Chootjoe stopped doing its breathtaking run from George to Knysna, over the Kaaimans Bridge, many lamented the passing of another...

Cape Town Chef Vies for Title on US Cooking Show “Chopped”...

Talented Cape Town chef and photographer Bruce Marais is one of four competing chefs on the latest episode of the hugely popular US channel Food...

Moving Film Recaptures Cape Town’s Turbulent 1970s VIDEO

The forced removal of some 60,000 people from District Six in Cape Town, many in the 1970s, is still hard to comprehend, but there are...

The New Age of the Old African Baobab

The iconic, mysterious and magical African baobab, probably the most identifiable and prehistoric-looking tree on earth, suddenly seems to be coming into its own...

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