• Nelson Mandela in film

    Nelson Mandela in film

    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a giant of a man whose remarkable life - from childhood and political awakening through activism and imprisonment to his role as peacemaker and first president of a democratic South Africa - has been chronicled in a number of films.

  • Database to assist unemployed teachers

    Database to help unemployed teachers

    The Department of Basic Education has created a national recruitment database to ensure that qualified teachers are employed and to cut down on turnaround times in filling vacant teaching posts across the country.

  • Cattle grazing outside Qunu, Eastern Cape

    SA processes 5000 land claims in one month

    The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform has processed close to 5000 new applications since President Jacob Zuma signed a law re-opening South Africa's land claims lodgement process at the end of June.

  • New flats rise up in Johannesburg's Alexandra township

    Gauteng townships set for a major facelift

    The townships in South Africa's Gauteng province are set for a major facelift, with the provincial government budgeting R4.4-billion over the next five years for building more houses, improving their quality and eradicating corruption around their allocation.

  • Wayde van Niekerk

    Team South Africa up to 31 medals in Glasgow

    South Africa had racked up 31 medals by the end of competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Wednesday, adding four medals in athletics and one in wrestling to move within two of their total haul in India four years ago.

  • Jacques Kallis

    Kallis calls an end to international career

    Jacques Kallis announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket on Wednesday, bringing down the curtain on a career which established him as the leading all-rounder of his day, and one of the greatest players of all time.

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Bafana's Kagisho Dikgacoi empowers young South Africans

Having learned that charity begins at home, at his mother's knee, Bafana Bafana's Kagisho Dikgacoi is giving hope to young people in his hometown, through the Kagisho Dikgacoi Foundation.

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God's butterfly is a life skills initiative in Klerksdop that helps women raise funds to study further, and offers career and work skills training. This Women's Day the organisation will be hosting a seminar on leadership and self-mastery.

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