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    Easter road safety dos and don'ts

    As many South Africans prepare to head off to holiday destinations for the Easter long weekend, the SA National Roads Agency's Elna Fourie offers a few tips on how to get there - and back - safely.

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    Mandela's 'Speech from the Dock' - 50 years on

    The Nelson Mandela Foundation has released a rare photograph of Nelson Mandela to mark the 50th anniversary of his famous Rivonia Trial speech, in which he declared that he was prepared to die for a free South Africa.

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    South Africa honours its freedom heroes

    As South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy, 56 men and women who made - and are continuing to make - exceptional contributions to the country will receive their National Orders, South Africa's highest civilian honour. The awards will be presented by President Jacob Zuma at a Freedom Day ceremony next Sunday.

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    Five sports stars to receive National Orders

    Five of South Africa's top sports stars - athlete Caster Semenya, swimmer Cameron van der Burgh, Paralympic standout Fanie van der Merwe, wheelchair tennis ace Lucas Sithole, and footballing great Jomo Sono - will receive the country's highest civilian honours on Freedom Day.

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    South African doctors at the forefront of innovation

    Medical advances are making history, and people - and babies - are surviving extraordinary odds. Many of these ground-breaking medical techniques are mastered by doctors in South Africa. In some instances, they are showing the world the way.

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    Promising future for South African football

    Danny Jordaan has said South Africa does not have a large pool of young football players. But a number of initiatives are being put in place to develop athletes to compete in the 2022 Qatar World Cup. There are plenty of mountains to climb on the way there, but there is a passion to succeed.

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Young minds caring for the homeless

Young Minds CareRobert Mtshali's Young Minds Care andPhumlani Makhaye's Master P Social Investments are gearing up to spread some cheer this Easter, delivering food and clothing to Joburg's homeless as temperatures drop.

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