• Scholarships aims to reverse Africa's brain drain

    Around 300 students drawn from economically disadvantaged communities across sub-Saharan Africa will be given the opportunity to study at university so that they can return home and make a meaningful contribution to their own countries in a R252-million scholarship programme devised by the University of Cape Town and the MasterCard Foundation.

  • 'No Drop': SA to tackle its water leaks

    Mayors, councillors 'must lead war on water leaks'

    Mayors and councillors should be at the forefront of the fight against water leakages in South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu said during a visit to KwaMashu Township in Durban on Tuesday as part of the government's War on Water Leaks campaign.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Team MTN-Qhubeka

    Norwegian cycling star signs with MTN-Qhubeka

    Team MTN-Qhubeka have announced a major signing: Edvald Boasson Hagen, a stage winner in both the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, is set to join the South African cycling outfit on a two-year contract.

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    Proteas power to victory over Australia

    The Proteas staged a magnificent run chase to comfortably chase down a challenging victory target and defeat Australia by seven wickets with 20 balls to spare in the second match of the Triangular One-Day Series at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday.

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