elson Mandela has been inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame for using the sport as a way to build a divided nation. The ceremony took place on Saturday, ahead of the Springboks' taking on – and beating – Scotland in a Pool B group match in the Rugby World Cup.
Renowned French economist Thomas Piketty will deliver the 13th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on 3 October 2015 at the University of Johannesburg's Soweto Campus. His book Capital in the Twenty-First Century
has been a worldwide sensation.
A destitute family has a roof over their heads – after having to rebuild their shack twice when it
was destroyed by fire – thanks to the kindness of Masikhule Projects. The developer built the
five-room house for the Mokgothu family to mark Mandela Day.
The Proteas are on tour in Bangladesh, where in the limited overs section they won the T20
series 2-0 but lost the One Day Internationals 2-1. They did win the hearts of the sick children at
the International Children's Palliative Care Network in Chittagong, though.
As part of national efforts to improve people's lives across the country, Brand South Africa will participate in initiatives in various locations for Nelson Mandela International Day through its Play Your Part programme. How will you help to contribute to a better South Africa?
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