The International Marketing Council has launched a campaign to get ordinary people to describe the South Africa they would like to live in. The resulting vision will be channeled back to South Africans to inspire them to start taking action to make their vision a reality.
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As the police and the army move to contain the violence against foreign nationals in parts of the country, a growing number of South Africans are taking action against xenophobia, and stepping up to help the thousands of people displaced by the violence.
The "South Africa - Alive will Possibility" campaign continues to evolve as the International Marketing Council launches a multifaceted campaign aimed at building South African "brand champions".
Alan Whelan's dream of trans-African travel and his love of tea coalesced into one idea: stopping for tea with people he met along the way from Cairo to Cape Town. And keeping the used tea bags, for a project that uses this throwaway item to create gifts that are sold around the world.
Everyday heroes, community builders, social innovators ... Across South Africa, individuals and organisations are building a country that's Alive with Possibility.
I am a Swiss lady of 63 years. I left Switzerland - this wonderful, clean and well-organized country - in 2000. It was too narrow-minded for me, and I emigrated to Spain. I lived at the Spanish coast six long years, until I decided to book a 2-week holiday in South Africa.
It was ten days before my wedding, and my new parents-in-law were arriving from Poland, keen to explore South Africa. Blame it on pre-wedding jitters, or a worry-wart bride, but I was concerned that their time in the country should go without a hitch.
At the hotel when I was at reception, there was an Indian man who was talking about how he's in Cape Town for 2 days (he's in the Navy from India) and how all he really wants to see are penguins and other animals - he's never been on African Soil before.
DUMELA, HELLO. This is our story. We are the HEARTFELT Project, set up in Makapanstad, South Africa. Our beautiful hand-made products are made by very special ladies and each one carries a message of hope.