SA-DRC pact paves way for Grand Inga
With South Africa confirmed as a key partner, the Democratic Republic of Congo has announced October 2015 as the launch date for construction of the first phase of what could eventually be the largest hydroelectric plant in the world.
SA, Kenya look to film partnerships
South Africa and Kenya signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday that will enable filmmakers from the two countries to work together in telling the continent's stories.
Absa in multi-currency card first for SA
South African bank Absa has launched a multi-currency travel prepaid cash card
through MasterCard, which is available in four currencies and is a first for the country
and the continent.
Jansen to be honoured in New York
Professor Jonathan Jansen, who played a key role in turning the University of the Free State into an institution representative of what South Africa stands for, will receive the Education Africa Lifetime Achievement Award for Africa at a gala ceremony in New York in June.
Tributes pour in for Vuyo Mbuli
South Africans from all walks of life took to the social networks over the weekend to mourn the sudden passing of radio and television journalist Vuyo Mbuli, who for decades has been a constant presence in many homes, tackling critical issues with vigour and charm.
Bafana squad named for WC qualifiers
Bafana Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has announced a 25-man squad to play in South Africa's crucial 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifiers against the Central African Republic and Ethiopia.