History and heritage
Trends in tourism – visitors seeking experiences – and ways to market South Africa's excellent
wine and food tourism industries were unpacked at the first annual Business of Wine and Food
After completing their award-winning documentary, the Lost Tongue
production company, Mvura Ya Afrika Productions, want to return to the San community and build a community centre to help save the rich culture of the San.
Heritage Day celebrates the diversity of South Africa. It is one of the newer public holidays, declared after the republic became a democratic state in 1994. We look at the origins of the day, and recall the first celebration in 1996.
South Africa has 54 skyscrapers and more than 20 high-rise structures that measure over 100
metres – and most of them are to be found in the City of Gold. Here is a list of the 10 highest
buildings and other notable structures in the country.
The recent Afrikaans Language Heritage Symposium addressed the conservation and up-liftment
of one of South Africa's 11 official languages. The burning question for attendees was: are we
leaving behind a living language?
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