The ghosts that haunt Jo'burg's tales of tragic love, betrayal and murder can be darkly entertaining.
The makers of "Long Walk to Freedom" have made a highly watchable film of Nelson Mandela's life story while remaining faithful to the facts.
La Parada on Bree Street in Cape Town is noisy and popular, but clearly food is not the main attraction.
No city could be more eminently qualified for the title of Unesco City of Literature.
Kenyan jewellery designer Samuel Semat handcrafts his beautiful jewellery from brass with the help of 20 local women.
Self-taught clothing designer Shaldon Kopman is giving men a hot local option for street-savvy African style.