• Hero's welcome for Nat Nakasa's remains

    Hero's welcome for Nat Nakasa

    He called himself a "native of nowhere". But on Tuesday, 49 years after his death in exile in New York, the remains of anti-apartheid writer and journalist Nat Nakasa were given a hero's homecoming welcome at King Shaka International Airport outside Durban.

  • 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.

  • SA scientists helping to develop 'game-changing' TB drug

    SA scientists helping to develop 'game-changing' TB drug

    South African scientists are part of an international research group that is on track to deliver more effective, less expensive and shorter TB treatment - and one which also has the potential to cure multi-drug-resistant TB - using a new combination of drugs.

  • Southern Africa to drive industrialisation

    Southern Africa to drive industrialisation

    Southern African leaders put industrialisation at the top of the SADC's agenda as their two-day summit in Zimbabwe ended on Monday, ordering a ministerial task force on regional economic integration to develop a roadmap for industrialisation in the region.

  • Nigeria-South Africa forum to discuss intra-African trade

    Nigeria-South Africa forum to discuss intra-African trade

    A meeting of the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce, to be hosted by Brand South Africa in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday, will discuss Africa's competitiveness and ways of boosting intra-African trade.

  • Luvuyo Mandela asks young South Africans to take the reins

    Luvuyo Mandela asks young South Africans to take the reins

    Young South Africans need to have the difficult conversations around the country's future if they are to build on the achievements of their predecessors, says social entrepreneur Luvuyo Mandela.

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