Mandela Day: it's in your hands
The countdown to Nelson Mandela International Day 2013 has begun. Marked across the world on 18 July each year, Mandela Day aims to inspire people to take action to change the world for the better and, in doing so, to build a global movement for good.
Family 'humbled' by Mandela messages
Nelson Mandela's great-grandson, Luvuyo Mandela, says the family is humbled by the messages of support they have been receiving since South Africa's former president was admitted to hospital in Pretoria.
Orange extends South Africa footprint
French telecommunications operator Orange and South Africa's Nashua Mobile have
signed an agreement to expand the firm's South African footprint by opening several
local retail outlets, with support for inbound and outbound travellers.
SA to test fuel cell 'home generator'
The South African government is to provide investment funding to support field trials of a prototype methanol-fuelled "home generator" with the potential to provide economical electric power to remote rural African households.
Jobs, construction boom at Coega
Building projects at the Coega Industrial Development Zone outside Port Elizabeth have injected over R1.2-billion into South Africa's Eastern Cape construction industry over the past two quarters, creating over 2 500 jobs, says the state-owned Coega Development Corporation.
Proteas disappoint in Champs Trophy
South Africa exited the ICC Champions Trophy in disappointing fashion at The Oval on Wednesday when a top-order collapse undermined their challenge, allowing England to cruise to victory by seven wickets with more than 11 overs to spare.