National Parks Week 2012

Pretoria – South Africans with valid Identity Documents will as from today until Friday be able to spend a day at a national park of their choice free of charge. … [Read more...]

New SAA baggage policy kicks in

Pretoria - South African Airways ‘s (SAA) new baggage policy - which will restrict the number of pieces of baggage a passenger may check in – kicks in. … [Read more...]

All eyes on Olympic opening ceremony

Pretoria - All eyes will be on the grand symbolic opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games later this evening. … [Read more...]

Habitat for Humanity, Thank You

Habitat for Humanity’s reply to the hundreds of South Africans across the country who responded to their call to join them in their quest to build 67 houses across South Africa in their International Nelson Mandela Build last week – the … [Read more...]

More tourists visit SA in 2012

Pretoria – Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk says South Africa saw exceptional growth in tourist arrivals in the first quarter of 2012. Overall tourist arrivals to South Africa grew by an impressive 10.5 percent in the first … [Read more...]

Semenya to carry SA flag at Olympics

Pretoria - Former world track champion Caster Semenya was chosen as Team South Africa's official flag bearer at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. … [Read more...]

France-SA Seasons to honour Nelson Mandela

Pretoria - The organisers of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 & 2013 have joined forces with Mandela's family and Tour de France race organisers to honour Nelson Mandela on an international platform. … [Read more...]

Sascoc targets 12 medals at Olympics

Pretoria - The President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc), Gideon Sam, has set a target of 12 medals for Team SA at the upcoming 2012 London Olympic Games. … [Read more...]

E-visas to grow tourism, create jobs

Pretoria - The introduction of e-visas will serve not only to grow tourism volumes but will also create new job opportunities, Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Sunday. “There are opportunities to accelerate the … [Read more...]

SA, Spain to cement relations

Pretoria - South Africa and Spain are to advance bilateral, political and economic relations, among other things, when the two countries meet for their 8th annual consultations next week. … [Read more...]