Many use the opportunity to draw on the history of the country’s diverse and rich traditional and cultural history, but apart from the odd stories passed on from generation to generation and the little that is taught of that history in our schools, how much can we really say we know about our country’s roots?

Publisher at South African Heritage Publishers, Terence Bell joins us on the show to talk about how they’ve created a series that collects and retells, with equal importance and emphasis, the story of the ancestors of all South Africans.