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South African facts at your fingertips … up-to-date information on the country's economy, population, geography, climate, languages and more.

 

Choc spreads cancer awareness

The Childhood Cancer Foundation and its celebrity ambassadors went to the streets to raise awareness of childhood cancer and other life-threatening blood diseases.Thabiso SekhulaThe...

Budget 2017: Where does the money come from? How will it be spent?

The lion’s share of South Africa’s 2017 Budget will be spent on basic education – some R243-billion, or around 15.5% of total spending. But...

Budget 2017: Radical economic transformation for inclusive growth

Working with business, labour and citizens, the South African government is committed to implementing plans to boost economic growth, so all can benefit from...
Patrick Mwalua, Kenya, Tsavo West National Park, conservation, water trucks, drought

Saving Kenyan wildlife from drought, one truck at a time

Patrick Mwalua drives a truck hundreds of kilometres four times a week to deliver much needed water supplies to animals in Kenya's drought-stricken Tsavo...

Full text: South Africa’s 2017 budget speech

South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, presented what many believe to be a tough budget. At the same time he calls on all South...

VIDEO: Budget 2017- word on the street

The Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will deliver his budget speech in parliament on 22 February 2017.The Minister’s speech will address the social and...

WATCH: South Africa’s 2017 budget speech

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan's 2017 budget speech promises to steer South Africa clear of the rocks. Find out just how he will do that...

A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg, a city like no other

The spell-binding new novel by South African playwright and author Harry Kalmer, A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg, describes Africa’s greatest city as a living, breathing...
job advice sa team

Job Advice SA: online network uses Twitter to help job seekers

If you're looking for work, Job Advice SA is willing to guide you. All you have to do is contact them on social media...
SS Mendi

South African historical novel commemorates SS Mendi centenary

South African writer Fred Khumalo uses the historical context of the sinking of the SS Mendi as background for his latest novel, Dancing the...

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