Pan-Africanism 'to unlock our future'
Debates by Africans from all walks of life are reaffirming pan-Africanism as a guide to action and the foundation for Africa's renaissance, African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma said on the eve of the AU's 50th anniversary celebrations.
SA 'will keep backing peace in Africa'
South Africa will continue with its engagements in support of peace and stability in Africa in order to help ensure the food security and survival of the people of the continent, says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Africa must learn from its past: Manuel
As a continent, Africa needs to pause and reflect on the history of the past 50 years and begin to develop lessons for the next 50 years, National Planning Minister Trevor Manuel said at the African Renaissance Conference in Durban on Thursday.
Mandela exhibition travels to Paris
Multiple images of Nelson Mandela will appear in Paris from 29 May to 6 July as part of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 and 2013, which aims to celebrate Mandela's relationship with the people of France and breathe fresh life into a story well told.
Wildcat strikes hurt the poor: Zuma
Trade union leaders should engage with their members to avert unnecessary labour action, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday, adding that illegal or "wildcat" strikes were no way to advance the interests of marginalised South Africans.
SA cyclist shines in Bayern-Rundfahrt
South African cyclist Daryl Impey, riding for UCI ProTeam Orica-GreenEDGE, sprinted to victory in stage two of the five-day International Bayern-Rundfahrt in Bavaria, Germany on Thursday, just ahead of Team MTN-Qhubeka's Gerald Ciolek.