South Africa is one of 35 countries participating in a global heritage photography competition, and during September, Heritage Month, citizens are encouraged to visit heritage sites, photograph them and enter them into the project.
• Photos to promote social dialogue
In 2011, two species of rhino were driven virtually to extinction - fortunately a remnant of one still survives in a game park, but the fight to save the animal goes on. Now South Africa's sangomas, or traditional healers, have joined the fray.
• SANParks ups their game for rhinos
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