• South African Police Service members at work

    South Africa to tackle crime more holistically

    South Africa is working towards tackling crime from a more holistic angle, taking into account societal issues which influence the spread and intensity of crime, says Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko.

  • New flats rise up in Johannesburg's Alexandra township

    Gauteng townships set for a major facelift

    The townships in South Africa's Gauteng province are set for a major facelift, with the provincial government budgeting R4.4-billion over the next five years for building more houses, improving their quality and eradicating corruption around their allocation.

  • Solar powered computer to connect rural communities

    Solar powered computer to connect rural communities

    Cape Town-based company Capsule Technologies has produced Africa's first low-wattage, solar-powered desktop computer. The IMPI Mk1 requires less energy and other resources, and can withstand hot and dusty conditions, making it ideal for Africa's remote rural areas.

  • District Six: coming home

    District Six: coming home

    For more than three decades, Zahrah Hendricks dreamed of returning to her childhood home. The vibrant streets and sense of community of District Six have been bittersweet memories most of her life. Yet now she is among those families who are returning, intent on rebuilding their neighbourhood.

  • Chad le Clos

    Magnificent seven for Chad le Clos in Glasgow

    Chad le Clos claimed an individual bronze and added a further bronze as a member of the South African medley relay team on Tuesday evening to take his individual haul to seven medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

  • University of Pretoria cricket team

    Tuks crowned Campus Cricket World Champs

    South Africa's University of Pretoria cricket team, Assupol Tuks, claimed the Red Bull Campus Cricket World T20 title in England on the weekend after going through the competition unbeaten.

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Bafana's Kagisho Dikgacoi empowers young South Africans

Having learned that charity begins at home, at his mother's knee, Bafana Bafana's Kagisho Dikgacoi is giving hope to young people in his hometown, through the Kagisho Dikgacoi Foundation.

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