I have been a learner in the 1980s, and in that era there was certainly no career pathing or assistance for people of my colour to get into good jobs or careers.
On 18 March 2008 I went home after work. Getting a lift with my sister who is working in Paarden Eiland I have to wait until 17h30 for her to pick me up. As we were driving home, we passed an accident where two vehicles were involved.
Community radio, by its nature, struggles for advertising and other forms of financing. Yet it remains a crucial part of South Africa's broadcasting landscape, providing diversity for listeners and skills for the commercial radio sector.
There are an estimated 15.4-million radio sets in South Africa, with listeners many times that number, broadcasting in a multitude of languages and with a range of programming from urban music to community news in the rural areas.
The world's most popular internet search engine now offers a South African site - and provides searches in Afrikaans, Sesotho, isiXhosa and isiZulu.
Housing is at the forefront of the national agenda for delivery and the government is taking overall responsibility for providing houses to all.
Cape Town has become one of the gay tourist's favoured destinations - for a number of obvious reasons. But the city was not always so welcoming to gay visitors.