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Safer community saving with locally designed stokvel app

Yethu is a new locally developed app that helps make community stokvel saving safer and easier.Brand South Africa reporterYethu, a new mobile app designed...
Christmas caring packed in a shoebox

Christmas caring packed in a shoebox

Thanks to an innovative community project, some of South Africa's underprivileged children will be able to experience the joy of Christmas.
Thanda's got a whole lot of Mzansi Soul!

Thanda’s got a whole lot of Mzansi Soul!

Angela Larkan, founder of the Thanda After-School Project for vulnerable children, has been named the winner of the inaugural Mzansi Soul Awards, which recognise people who express the spirit of ubuntu in contributing to a better country for all South Africans.
Sitting in the chair of African dreams

Sitting in the chair of African dreams

A spectacular hand-beaded chair is getting South Africans talking about their dreams and expectations for their country, their communities and themselves.
Adopt-a-River: women show the way

Adopt-a-River: women show the way

When Nomvula Malinga was growing up, she used to swim in the Isipingo River - something that years of pollution and degradation have since made impossible. In February 2009, Malinga, together with other women from Durban's Umlazi area, began cleaning up the river themselves.
Goodness in the most unlikely places

Goodness in the most unlikely places

I've always been fascinated by state hospitals in South Africa - those not-so-glamorous places where not-so-well-paid doctors, nurses and support staff work tirelessly to treat the millions who can't afford private healthcare ... Nicky Rehbock responds to the call to volunteer during the public service strike - and learns a valuable lesson.
Go Casual: support those with disabilities

Go Casual: support those with disabilities

Buy the sticker, dress differently, let your hair down! South Africans have been urged to help support people with disabilities by taking part in Casual Day on Friday, 3 September.
South Africans 'already winners': Zuma

LeadSA: Standing up for South Africa

Fresh from the successful hosting of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, South Africans are being urged not to shelve their flag-waving, vuvuzela-blasting, world-welcoming energy, but to channel it into changing the country for the better.
SA heroes share stories of Haiti

SA heroes share stories of Haiti

For the South African men and women who were part of the heroic rescue efforts in earthquake-hit Haiti, the vivid pictures of devastation will forever remain with them, writes Xoliswa Zulu.
Reality TV meets community self-help

Reality TV meets community self-help

Kwanda, a world first "community makeover" TV show, began flighting on South African television this month. The extraordinary series follows five teams of volunteers working together to tackle common challenges faced by South African communities.

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