Blog - Archaeology & pre-history
Gauteng, the economic heartland of South Africa, is a place of startling beauty and striking history. Stay another day – or two or three or more – and discover some of South Afr
The announcement of Homo naledi's surprisingly young age and revelations of significant discoveries from within the Rising Star cave system places this population of small-brained, primitive hominins at a place
Located about 50km north of Johannesburg, Pretoria is South Africa’s seat of government, abounding in striking architecture. Start at the Union Buildings and take a walk in its gardens t
Johannesburg’s Origins Centre is a world-class museum that chronicles humanity in Southern Africa for the past 80 000 years. You can learn it all here – from the emergence of human bei
Exploring Gauteng’s Sterkfontein Caves in the Cradle of Humankind is at once a unique, challenging and rewarding experience. Yes, you will spend some of the time crawling around in t
On Heritage Day, Gauteng Premier David Makhura discussed what makes South Africans different, and what could bring us together, at Maropeng in the Cradle of Humankind.