The Northern Cape, along with key national government departments and independent power producers, are set to host the 2018 Renewable Energy Conference (REC) on 23 and 24 August in De Aar. The theme
The previous holder of the Guinness World Record for the greatest distance driven on a motorcycle by an individual in 24 hours, renowned motorcyclist Matthew McKelvey, once again attempted to break
The season of blooms is upon us once again and the wildflowers of Namaqualand have started turning parts of the Northern Cape into a natural wonderland.
The Northern Cape is home to six national parks, each offering distinctive adventures and experiences. With spring almost upon us, it’s a good time to start thinking about fun a
Ecotourism and sustainable tourism can expand a country’s tourism offerings and help contribute to the economy. Sustainable tourism promotes tourism that has a low environmental impact, and explores ways o
Deputy President David Mabuza and Minister of Science and Technology Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane recently launched the MeerKAT radio telescope in Carnarvon, Northern Cape.
The 9th Apollo Annual Film Festival will run from 3 to 6 October 2018 in Victoria West in the Northern Cape. The small, well-established film festival showcases South African documentaries, feature and
Social enterprise Open Africa and mountain-biking events organiser EcoBound are collaborating on the exciting Bikamino project, with a view to using the concept of “bikepacking” (off-road cycle touring) as a cat
The AfrikaBurn festival has grown over the years and found its place on the calendars of many enthusiasts across South Africa (and the world). It's become a special event at
Following the winter rains, a new flower season begins in Namaqualand around August, transforming the Northern Cape into a colourful floral terrain.
The winter school holidays are here and children everywhere will be clamouring to be entertained. Stave off the "I'm bored" refrain – and explore the Northern Cape at the same time – wit
From diamond-mine tours, to amazing crafts, outdoor adventures and historical excursions, Kimberley is an ideal destination for a family vacation.
South Africa is famous for its spectacular wine estates and award-winning wines, but you don’t have to stick to the more traditional wine-growing areas of the Western Cape to e
Port Nolloth, located on the north-western coast of South Africa, is a historic harbour and mining town.
Vast, open landscapes dotted with hills, or koppies, with characteristic flat tops. Arid veld and cloudless blue skies. Burning heat in summer. Icy nights in winter. Small-town
The tourism sector contributed 2.9% to South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016, according to Statistics South Africa’s annual Tourism Satellite Account for South Africa report.
South Africa’s biggest province, the Northern Cape, is home to the Kimberley Mine Museum, an open-air venue that showcases the Victorian era of the 19th century and the c
The long weekend is upon us – make the most of it by spending time with family and friends at one of these upcoming events ...
A picture, they say, is worth a thousand words. And we have to agree when looking at ones taken of the landscapes of the Northern Cape.
In a bid to expand the industry, the Northern Cape has launched a new Tourism Business Incubator, aiming to help develop local small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs).
The Northern Cape has been home to several prominent Apartheid-era Struggle icons
With the Northern Cape in the grip of an ongoing, devastating drought, this year’s annual Indigenous Liberation Walk to raise awareness for the plight and rights of South Africa’s K
Dubbed the “Oasis of the Kalahari”, Kuruman is known for its breathtaking scenic beauty. It boasts a variety of outdoor activities, beautiful habitats and historical monuments for visitors to check out
South Africa is resource-scarce country and all citizens are encouraged to be as eco-conscious as possible, no matter where they are.