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Johannesburg

Johannesburg, Maboneng district, Arts on Main, multi-discipline arts centre in a renovated warehouse that was originally built in 1911, mixing art galleries, bookstores, restaurants and trendy shops  Story about Johannesburg by Winsor Dobbin.

South Africa

Johannesburg: A double take at downtown

It has been described as one of the most dangerous cities on earth, but Winsor Dobbin finds Johannesburg surprisingly vibrant and safe.

Airlines

Flight test: Qantas jumbo jet economy class

Qantas 747

Flight Test The Qantas cabin crew deliver unerring and friendly service on this long-haul from South Africa to Sydney.

World

Ten 'awful' cities you should still visit

Coolest city in the Middle East ... Beirut has a hip beach club scene.

David Whitley There are many cities around the world with a justifiably awful image. But here are 10 that are better than their reputation suggests.

South Africa

Golden Mandela

Robben Island, Cape Town.

Rachel Olding Rachel Olding traces the life of a legend through the monuments to his legacy.

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Photo galleries

South Africa's sinful playground

Sun City was founded as a sinful playground for white South Africans under apartheid.

Africa's answer to Las Vegas, Sun City is a playground for gambling and indulgence.

Map of Johannesburg

Travel News

Dubai: Two French base jumpers break world record with Burj Khalifa leap

Base jumpers break world record in Dubai (Thumbnail)

ANNIE DANG 3:31pm | Base jumpers break world record after spectacular leap from world's tallest building.

Brisbane petrol prices to settle for long weekend

MARISSA CALLIGEROS 2:02pm | There is likely to be some relief for motorists this long weekend following an Easter of high petrol prices.

Mount Baw Baw resort handed over to private operator

JASON DOWLING 9:50pm | Management of the troubled Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort has been transferred from the government to a private operator after another year of losses and millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies.

Flashing, spitting and stealing knickers: strange things that can get you deported

OLIVER SMITH 10:10am | A British woman was arrested and threatened with deportation this week after Sri Lankan authorities took offence to her Buddha tattoo.

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