South African artists Hannelie Coetzee and Usha Seejarim, founders of the Such Initiative, are creating eco-conscious public art from waste to raise awareness about recycling.
Climate change innovation is taking off in a big way in South Africa - as demonstrated by initiatives such as The Fresh Air Factory, a Durban-based community project that creates "green" products by recycling locally available materials.
South African motorists and members of the public should report reckless driving and unroadworthy vehicles by phoning 0861 400 800, Transport Minister Sbusiso Ndebele said at the launch of this year's Transport Month campaign.
Community members braved rainy weather to gather in Butterworth in the Eastern Cape on the weekend for the national launch of the Accord on Basic Education and Partnerships with Schools campaign, which calls on businesses to "adopt" schools and donate facilities to them.
A resourceful new project called Touch Initiative is teaching unemployed seamstresses to manufacture rugby balls out of old billboards and plastic bags, thus creating jobs, helping the environment, and keeping rugby fever high.
Hockey coach Silver Malele is giving youngsters from Diepsloot township, north of Johannesburg, hope for a future beyond the dusty grounds on which they practice, and something positive to focus their energies on.
Industry and community leaders have been called on to become partners in the School at the Centre of Community project (S@CC), which tackles educational challenges in South Africa.
The Bookshelf Project provides books and bookshelves to organisations that work with youngsters in poor communities, bringing the joy of reading to thousands of needy South African children.
Sandile Zungu is 40 years old and was born at Umlazi Township, Durban on the 10th of February 1967. In 1983 he completed matric...
For Mandela Day, Brand South Africa got involved in a number of initiatives, in partnerships with GEM, and the Nelson Mandela Foundation.On 18...