• Commission told to tackle infrastructure delays

    Commission told to tackle infrastructure delays

    President Jacob Zuma has called on the ministers, premiers and mayors on the Presidential Infrastructure Coordinating Commission to work together urgently and creatively to speed up delivery of the country's infrastructure build.

  • South Africa offers cheapest transport options: survey

    South Africa offers cheapest transport options: survey

    South Africa has been rated as offering the cheapest average rate per 100 kilometres of bus, train and air travel out of 51 countries in online platform GoEuro's Worldwide Transportation Price Index.

  • South Africa's rising middle class

    Sub-Saharan Africa's middle class set to boom

    Middle-class households in leading sub-Saharan African economies are set to grow from 15-million to about 40-million by 2030, evidence of structural economic growth and a cause for optimism for investors in the region, according to a new report by Standard Bank.

  • Mobile video-streaming app for low-bandwidth Africa

    Mobile video-streaming app for low-bandwidth Africa

    A South African developed video streaming solution, specially designed to cater for the low-speed internet environment encountered in most parts of Africa, has been released as a free mobile application for Apple and Android phones.

  • Springbok star Juan Smith retires

    Juan Smith completes remarkable Springbok return

    Juan Smith will complete a remarkable return to international rugby when he runs out for the Springboks against Argentina in Salta on Saturday. His inclusion at flank is one of three changes to the starting XV, with a further four changes on the bench.

  • Ingrid Jonker - the child is not dead

    Ingrid Jonker - the child is not dead

    The memory of poet Ingrid Jonker lives on in South Africa. Nelson Mandela quoted a poem of hers in his 1994 inauguration speech, and she posthumously received the Order of Ikhamanga for her contribution to literature and the struggle for human rights.

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MusicWorks changes children's lives through music

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True gender equality rests in South Africans' hands

SA ranks high for its legal framework regarding women's and gender rights, but Phontso Manzi says that South Africans need to play their part in making true gender equality a reality by teaching children that men and women are equal.

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