The South African National Parks authority has opened a cutting-edge environmental education centre in Limpopo province. The centre is expected to promote discussion and action around issues of climate change in the region.
• SA scholar named a Charlotte Fellow
South Africa is renowned for its magnificent wildlife. From the elephant, lion, rhinoceros, buffalo and leopard, to the elephant shrew, ant lion, rhinoceros beetle, buffalo weaver and leopard tortoise, the country's plains, seas and skies are natural treasure troves for the animal and bird lover.
• Gallery: South Africa's birdlife
In July 2011 the 16th World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf and the fifth International World Federation of the Deaf Youth Camp take place for the first time on African soil, under the auspices of the Deaf Federation of South Africa.
• Using theatre to educate