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To wish you a happy Valentines Day Southern Africa Direct together with About U Travel are giving one lucky couple the chance to win a 7-day holiday in Zanzibar worth £2000 ...

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Unbeatable wine offer

Kick off 2009 by tasting South Africa's best wines, as rated by the influential John Platter Guide. Choose a 12 or 6 bottle selection of the BEST OF THE BEST wines at SA Direct Wines Online ...

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Investment opportunity

Own a piece of Big 5 Africa in the Mjejane Game Reserve, situated within the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Build your dream lodge on banks of the game-rich Crocodile River in the heart of the African Bush.

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The Ultimate African Romance

Forget about the Maldives, Hawaii and Paris. South Africa is not only the best place to shop for diamonds, it offers the most romantic setting in the world ...


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Southern Africa Direct is a lifestyle and culture television channel that you can see on UK Sky channel 270 and right here on our website. The channel is dedicated to providing an authentic and engaging information and entertainment for anyone interested in the countries of Southern Africa. If you are interested in Southern Africa, we'd love to hear what you'd like to see more of. Send us your suggestions and get involved!

SA Direct News & Reviews

Have a foreign affair in Southern Africa with SAA
Ahead of Valentines Day, South African Airways is offering US travellers  a "foreign affair" in some of the world's most romantic locales - book a round-trip to Southern Africa and take your lover along for free!
Investment opportunities abound in Rwanda's hospitality sector
As Rwanda grows in popularity among tourists, investment opportunities a plenty are opening up in the accommodation facility sector.
Warnings issued against travel to Madagascar
Britons have been advised not to travel to Madagascar after soldiers reportedly opened fire on anti-government protesters in the capital, killing an unknown number.
Full on adventure in Soweto!
Bungee jumping is not the first thing that springs to mind when you consider visiting South Africa's largest township, but now a Soweto landmark is being  turned into a fully fledged adventure facility.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo scoops third Grammy
Celebrated South African music group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, scooped their third Grammy win on Sunday at the 51st annual Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles, California. 
Wines Of South Africa commended for environmental influence
A major international trade journal with a global readership has rated Wines of South Africa (WOSA) one of the world's most influential beverage organisations in building public awareness of the environment.


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