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South African team reaches South Pole

South African team reaches South Pole

A team of South African adventurers overcame extreme weather conditions to reach the South Pole on Sunday, after a gruelling six-and-a-half day, 111-kilometre journey to raise awareness for early childhood development.
Praise for SA's energy policies

Saving energy ‘is everyone’s business’

Saving electricity and using it efficiently is the responsibility of all South Africans, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said at the launch of the 49m 2012 Plan in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga province.
Dusi K4 crew to 'Paddle for a Limb'

Dusi K4 crew to ‘Paddle for a Limb’

Four intrepid paddlers will take part in South Africa's 2012 Dusi canoe marathon in a K4 canoe in a bid to raise money for prosthetic limbs for needy youngsters living in the Valley of a Thousand Hills.
Vodacom Bulls raise funds for education

Vodacom Bulls raise funds for education

The Blue Bulls Company and the Polokwane Municipality have teamed up to raise funds for matriculants from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue tertiary education. Fundraising begins with a Super Rugby pre-season match at Peter Mokaba Stadium.
Tackling Aids

Tackling Aids, poverty – the Thanda way

Five years ago, Angela Larkan established non-profit organisation to fight the impact of HIV/Aids and poverty in rural communities. Today, her project supports over 300 children daily, and she is working to bring hope to thousands more through her model for community change.
'We'll all be ambassadors in 2010'

Finding the ‘Formula of a South African’

Brand South Africa has launched an ambitious interactive project aimed at co-creating - with the help of as many South Africans as possible - "the formula of a South African", a recipe for how we ought to behave as a people.
Series showcases South African 'can-do'

Series showcases South African ‘can-do’

The fifth episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, featuring a Harvard business graduate turned job creator, a world-renowned photographer passionate about sharing, and a soccer team with a difference, broadcasts on SABC 1 at 12h30 on Sunday, 20 November.
Taking the I-Pledge for safer roads

Taking the I-Pledge for safer roads

The Imperial I-Pledge road safety campaign, launched in Johannesburg on Tuesday, challenges South African motorists to help create a culture of safe, friendly road use in the country in the only way that works in the long run: by changing our own attitudes.

Soccer, life skills for Zandspruit youth

Working together makes it possible to achieve more - but somebody has to make a start. That's one of the lessons to be taken from Singcono Masisonke Football Club, which is giving the youngsters of Zandspruit informal settlement much more than just football skills.
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