• Roland Schoeman and Chad le Clos

    Five golds as Team South Africa climbs medal table

    South Africa claimed five gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on the weekend - in lawn bowls, judo, swimming and sevens rugby. With five silvers and eight bronzes also in the bag, the team moved up to seventh place on the medals table.

  • Shakes Mashaba

    Shakes Mashaba named Bafana Bafana coach

    Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba has been named the new Bafana Bafana coach, more than 20 years after he first took the reigns of the South African national football team. His first assignment will be an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan, scheduled to take place in Khartoum in September.

  • Investors drive contruction boom at Coega

    Investors drive contruction boom at Coega

    Seven companies with committed investments totalling over R3-billion have projects under construction at the Coega industrial development zone in the Eastern Cape, providing contruction-related jobs to over 1 800 residents of Nelson Mandela Bay.

  • SA companies on a mission to Thailand, Taiwan

    SA companies on a mission to Thailand, Taiwan

    A South African business delegation arrived in Bangkok on Sunday on the first leg of a trade and investment mission to Thailand and Taiwan, with representatives of 18 companies ready to introduce their products and services directly to buyers in the two high-growth Asian markets.

  • South Africa to expand, improve technical colleges

    South Africa to expand, improve technical colleges

    Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has announced a range of measures - including the extension of technical and vocational colleges, and the establishment of a new category of "community colleges" - to help transform South Africa's post-school system.

  • Samsung to build TV factory in South Africa

    Samsung to build TV factory in South Africa

    South Korean electronics and technology giant Samsung is set to invest $20-million (nearly R220-million) in a new television factory at the Dube TradePort in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, in order to take advantage of rising demand for consumer goods in Africa.

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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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