Liliesleaf farm in Johannesburg, where African National Congress leaders were arrested in 1963 - they were subsequently tried for treason - brings to life the memories, fascinating stories and events of a turning point in South Africa's history.
• ConCourt art tells SA’s story
The Voortrekker Monument, cultural bastion of the Afrikaner people, is to be declared a Grade 1 national heritage site by the South African government in March 2012. Grade 1 status signifies that the building is of national significance.
• SA marks first steps to democracy
The long-standing relationship between France and South Africa will be further strengthened over the next two years when the Saisons croisées France-Afrique du Sud 2012/2013 formally kicks off in June this year.
• SA, France toast to wine exchange