Steve Biko would have been 67 today. Instead the Black Consciousness Movement founder's life ended tragically, and brutally, when he was just 31.
Anita Pouroulis was a school teacher and then a mother, using these experiences to write her children's books. And it has paid off: Pouroulis won the Best World Children's Book Award at the China Children's Book Fair in Shanghai.
Today marks the 20th anniversary of South Africa’s Interim Constitution, signed on 18 November 1993. After centuries of conflict and oppression, the country made a leap of faith to establish, for the first time, a democratic and non-racial society governed by an advanced Bill of Rights.
In a country with 11 official languages, and a beleaguered school system, the language of instruction is a contentious issue and young South Africans will suffer if language policies are poorly implemented.
After almost two decades of democracy the world is asking: “What has Nelson Mandela’s South Africa done with its freedom?” Colin Coleman, MD at Goldman Sachs International, discusses a new, data-rich, empirical report revealing that the country has, in fact, done a great deal.