• Gift of the Givers en route to Gaza

    Gift of the Givers en route to Gaza

    South African humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers departed from Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday night en route to Gaza, where they will deliver 16 tons of emergency medical supplies valued at around R15-million.

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    Tip-offs help police net criminals

    Tip-offs to the Crime Stop and Crime Line resulted in the arrest of 32 people in connection with suspected crimes during the month of July, the South African Police Service said on Tuesday.

  • Shifty Records music, shifty, heritage month, 20 years

    Honouring music's role in the making of South Africa

    The struggle against apartheid in South Africa had a soundtrack, and a project running this September - Heritage Month - will pay tribute to the music and the musicians who played a part in the country's transformation to democracy 20 years ago.

  • Female refugees face particular problems

    Female refugees face particular problems

    The difficulties facing refugees, asylum seekers and migrants are far greater for women. They often have no access to the economy and receive little or no help from the authorities when it comes to domestic abuse. Their plight has been highlighted during Women's Month.

  • Intra-African trade: going beyond political commitments

    Intra-African trade: going beyond political commitments

    With trade within Africa at just about 11%, experts are calling on the continent's leaders to implement the right policies to boost intra-Africa trade. Africa Renewal's Masimba Tafirenyika explores the obstacles to trade within the continent and identifies what needs to be done to turn the situation around.

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    SA Women's Sevens set for tough Hong Kong test

    The Springbok Women's Sevens team has been drawn to face France, China and Mexico in their pool matches at the IRB Women's World Sevens Qualifier in Hong Kong next month, the International Rugby Board announced on Tuesday.

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MusicWorks changes children's lives through music

MusicWorks aims to help children traumatised by violence and neglect through music therapy, by providing a space for emotional healing, an avenue for creativity and instilling a positive sense of self.

True gender equality rests in South Africans' hands

SA ranks high for its legal framework regarding women's and gender rights, but Phontso Manzi says that South Africans need to play their part in making true gender equality a reality by teaching children that men and women are equal.

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