South Africa hosted the Joburg 2010 International Stamp Show, which coincides with the release of a new definitive stamp series for the country, and also features an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest stamp mosaic.
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All South Africans love it - including Nobel peace prize-winning Desmond Tutu - and its rich, smoky smell floats over the country every Sunday. Celebrate the braai with our great recipe for boerewors, traditional South African farmer's sausage.
• SA fired up for National Braai Day
South African photographer Jodi Bieber has a special ability to bring out the beauty in the ordinary, even the disfigured. On the cover of Time magazine she made a mutilated Afghani girl look beautiful, and in her latest book Soweto she makes everyday township life shine.
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