A country’s symbols – seal, motto, flag, anthem, coat of arms and natural symbols – tell its story and play a crucial role in building pride and a sense of belonging. South Africa’s national symbols are rich in heritage, and tell the stories of the country’s abundant natural and cultural diversity.
• Trekker site gets heritage status
Independent film buffs in Johannesburg have a refuge in the First Wednesday Film Club, run in part by film director Akin Omotoso. The club provides a well-rounded experience of the creative culture of local filmmaking.
• The best of African cinema online