• Hero's welcome for Nat Nakasa's remains

    Hero's welcome for Nat Nakasa

    He called himself a "native of nowhere". But on Tuesday, 49 years after his death in exile in New York, the remains of anti-apartheid writer and journalist Nat Nakasa were given a hero's homecoming welcome at King Shaka International Airport outside Durban.

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    South African banks healthy, robust: SARB

    South Africa's banking sector is healthy and robust, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said on Tuesday, adding that it disagreed with the decision by ratings agency Moody's to downgrade the country's "big four" commercial banks.

  • Mobile video-streaming app for low-bandwidth Africa

    Mobile video-streaming app for low-bandwidth Africa

    A South African developed video streaming solution, specially designed to cater for the low-speed internet environment encountered in most parts of Africa, has been released as a free mobile application for Apple and Android phones.

  • Nigeria-South Africa forum to discuss intra-African trade

    Nigeria-South Africa forum to discuss intra-African trade

    A meeting of the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce, to be hosted by Brand South Africa in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday, will discuss Africa's competitiveness and ways of boosting intra-African trade.

  • SA scientists helping to develop 'game-changing' TB drug

    SA scientists helping to develop 'game-changing' TB drug

    South African scientists are part of an international research group that is on track to deliver more effective, less expensive and shorter TB treatment - and one which also has the potential to cure multi-drug-resistant TB - using a new combination of drugs.

  • Small-scale farms grow African women's income

    Small-scale farms grow African women's income

    Run by PhD candidate Kenalemang Kgoroeadira, Thojane Organic Farm combines traditional African knowledge with modern permaculture techniques to produce retail-worthy organic produce and a sustainable source of income.

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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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