• Robert Sobukwe: South Africa's first non-racial Africanist

    As South Africa marks Human Rights month, we pay tribute to one of South Africa's greatest but often forgotten heroes of the struggle for freedom.

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    Proteas come out to bat against HIV stigma

    The South Africans took time out from their World Cup preparations in New Zealand to join a team of young fans on the pitch at Eden Park, Auckland, to help raise awareness around adolescent Aids and encourage young fans to learn more about HIV.

  • Fynbos needs fire. (Image: Nardus Engelbrecht/UCT)

    Cape fires are 'right on time' for fynbos, says UCT ecologist

    As devastating as the ongoing fires around the Cape Peninsula have been to tracts of nature reserve and property, regular fires every 15 years are critical to the rebirth of fynbos-dominated ecosystems, says fynbos ecologist Dr Adam West.

  • Peter Tshisevhe

    Top global lawyer gives back to South Africa

    One of the top four mergers and acquisitions lawyers in the world operates out of an office in Africa's commercial heart. Peter Tshisevhe will not step away from a fight, and his fight now is for excellence: "We need our best and brightest to create the environment where we all grow" he says.

  •  President Jacob Zuma addresses the BEE Council

    Historical issues are hampering transformation: Zuma

    Policies that help create black industrialists in townships and rural areas need to be the focus of the newly appointed Black Economic Empowerment Council, President Jacob Zuma said at the council's inaugural session held at Tuynhuys in Cape Town on Tuesday.

  • Wildfires ravage Cape Peninsula

    The fires in the Cape have destroyed more than 4000 hectares of vegetation so far, the City of Cape Town said on Wednesday. Together with the City, volunteers, communities as well as fire fighters from elsewhere in South Africa are working to combat the furious blaze devastating the Southern Peninsula.

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A brief guide to South Africa's Bill of Rights

humanthumbMarch is Human Rights Month, a time when South Africans celebrate the progressive rights granted to them in the Constitution. But do you really know these rights? Our handy plain English guide to the Bill of Rights will help you get to know both your rights and those of your fellow South Africans.

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e-schools---thumbMany South African schoolchildren have little access to learning materials. With this mind, Vodacom has launched its e-school, a learning platform offering internet access to educational content for grades 10 to 12, based on the South African Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements.

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