A giant laser image of Nelson Mandela has been projected onto Table Mountain in South Africa in an illuminated tribute to the late leader.
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Saturday 12 January 2013
Bryan Habana, South Africa's prolific wing and record test try-scorer, has agreed to join the French club Toulon at the end of the Super 15.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Black Caps stunned in Cape Town after opting to bat
Friday 21 December 2012
Each week, we invite three companies to offer their best deal for a specific break. Today: a South African fly-drive adventure in 2013. Prices are per person, based on two travelling together. Each includes car hire, 10 nights' accommodation and flights from Heathrow in the final week of January.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
South African is third to be jailed for involvement in newlywed's death
Explorers Club, Franschhoek
An hour’s drive from Cape Town leads to the vineyards of Franschhoek. Here, adventurer and antiques collector Jo Sinfield has designed a group of stylish self-catering rentals dotted throughout the town. The main one is Explorers Club which sleeps six adults and four children in a mixture of doubles and bunks. It has vintage maps on the walls, recycled furniture and subtle African accents throughout. Three other properties – The Library, Cook’s Cottage and The Map Room – are available for smaller groups.
Explorers Club, 18 Wilhelmina Street, Franschhoek (00 27 72 464 1240; explorersclub.co.za). Nightly rental R5,900 (£415). Sleeps 10." width="80" height="60" onclick="location.href='http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/the-big-six-south-african-villas-8344631.html';" class="" />
Friday 23 November 2012
From the Explorers Club in Franschhoek to Wilderness Haven in the wild coastal town that is known as a top whale-watching spot...
Thursday 08 November 2012
A woman has died and 19 people were injured after an advertising tower outside a Linkin Park concert collapsed in strong winds last night.
Monday 15 October 2012
A British man died and two British women were rescued after being trapped underwater for three hours when a charter boat taking tourists on a seal-watching trip capsized off the South African coast.
Friday 05 October 2012
It might require some pretty far out IVF advancements, but Matthew Knowles and Tina Knowles are going to have to produce some more offspring. For the good of humanity. All of the ones they've had so far have turned out marvellously.
Thursday 23 August 2012
A suspected stowaway has been found dead in the landing gear bay of a plane at Heathrow airport.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
One of two men accused of being hired by British newlywed Shrien Dewani to kill his bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town has been jailed for 25 years after admitting murder.
Monday 30 July 2012
Efforts to bring to trial the alleged killers of honeymooner Anni Dewani have hit a new setback after a Cape Town judge agreed that a neuro-psychologist needed to examine one of the men before proceedings could begin.
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