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.
SA to repatriate pair killed in Somalia
State-owned defence technology company Denel says arrangements have been made to repatriate the bodies of the two South Africans who lost their lives in a bomb attack on a UN compound in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.
SA's current account deficit narrows
South Africa's current account deficit narrowed from 6.5% to 5.8% of GDP in the first quarter. However, analysts say the country's balance of payments will remain under pressure in 2013, with general economic conditions remaining weak.
SA para-cycling team shines in Europe
South Africa's national para-cycling team returned from Europe on Tuesday having earned a number of accolades in back-to-back UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup races in Merano, Italy and Segovia, Spain.
MTB Worlds preparations on track
Pietermaritzburg's Cascades MTB Park, venue for the UCI MTB & Trials World Championships and Masters World Championships, is taking shape nicely ahead of the 21 August starting date. A memorial to South African MTB legend Burry Stander has also been unveiled.