World Heritage Sites

Bright lights, dark mutterings

Are we so in thrall to images of wealth that we would just stand there, agog at the spectacle, and not wonder about all this wasted electricity?

Bo-Kaap to be declared national heritage site

Nathi Mthethwa says UNESCO will be asked to declare Bo-Kaap a world heritage site

Transformation taking place in the higher education system

Relevant African content and collaboration are key

How Ethiopia and Kenya have put a world heritage site in danger

Lake Turkana's status as a World Heritage Site has not protected it from environmental threats.

India limits visitors to save Taj Mahal

Millions of mostly Indian tourists visit the Taj Mahal every year and their numbers are increasing steadily as domestic travel becomes easier.

Climate change imperils one in four natural heritage sites, according to report

The number of heritage sites at risk has grown to 62 from 35 in 2014 — nearly double the number from just three years ago

Mount Fuji named world heritage site

Japan's Mount Fuji, known for its perfectly cone-shaped volcano, has been granted World Heritage status, says Unesco.

Mapungubwe listing under threat

Mapungubwe National Park's listing as a World Heritage Site hangs in the balance, writes <b>Fiona Macleod</b>.

French cuisine named a ‘world intangible heritage’

Unesco declares French cuisine to be a world tangible heritage, creating the first gastronomy entry into the list.

Six new heritage site to global list

A historic road and prehistoric caves in Mexico were added on Sunday to the prestigious list of World Heritage sites.

Coal mine threat to world heritage site

Prized world heritage site Mapungubwe could soon have the scar of an open-cast coal mine on its doorstep.

Latest

Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories