The National Development Plan: A vision for 2030

South Africa's National Development Plan is a detailed blueprint for how the country can eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by the year 2030. It aims to do this by uniting South Africans, unleashing the energies of its citizens, growing an inclusive economy, building capabilities, and enhancing the capability of the state and leaders working together to solve complex problems.

South African charities and community care

Want to give back to your community, donate some of your money, skills or time? Here are some of the places where you can start.

‘Plan, do, check and act’ – Auditor-General guides municipalities

In his recent report on audit outcomes for local government, Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu said municipalities would be well geared to serve their communities if...

Innovation Prize for Africa recognises Lakheni

A South African initiative that uses group buying power to lower food prices for needy communities, using a mobile app, has been nominated for...

New Stats SA research shows we are slowly becoming healthier

For the first time since 1998, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has conducted an exhaustive study of South Africa’s demographics. The first report, covering...

Press release: Brand South Africa, Nelson Mandela Foundation to launch poverty campaign

Brand South Africa will join hands with the Nelson Mandela Foundation at Constitution Hill on Wednesday 10 May 2017 to launch a new theme...

Opinion: ‘It’s our turn to move South Africa forward’

By Donald Liphoko, acting director-general of GCISOn Freedom Day millions of South Africans will celebrate the day that marks the occasion of our first...

Infographic: 10 things to know about TB

Since the discovery of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) in 1882, 24 March has been observed as World TB Day. We gather facts...
Operation hydrate

Ten South African human rights achievements

South Africa has made some astounding strides in recognising and achieving human rights in the past 22 years. In the run up to Human Rights Day, we look back at some milestones.

Human Rights NGOs

Five South African human rights NGOs you should know about

To celebrate Human Rights Day on 21 March, here is a look at five of South Africa's NGOs working for human rights in the country and beyond, organisations dedicated to the promotion of human dignity, equality and freedom.

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