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VD Linde lifts FIA Academy Young Driver Award

VD Linde lifts FIA Academy Young Driver Award

South African motor racing prodigy Kelvin van der Linde was awarded the Driver of the Year award for the 2014 International Automobile Federation's (FIA) Young Driver Excellence Academy at a graduation ceremony at the Paul Ricard circuit in France on Friday.

Promising future for South African football

Danny Jordaan has said South Africa does not have a large pool of young football players. But a number of initiatives are being put in place to develop athletes to compete in the 2022 Qatar World Cup. There are plenty of mountains to climb on the way there, but there is a passion to succeed.

Canoeing development making a mark

The Natal Canoe Club, home of the world-famous Dusi Canoe Marathon, is making encouraging inroads with its development programme, which is making a big difference in the lives of children from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.


Taxi driver academy launched

The South African National Taxi Council has launched a taxi driver training academy in order to change driver behaviour and help reduce the number of accidents on the country's roads.
SA's BPO 'window of opportunity'

Absa academy builds financial skills

Banking group Absa has successfully trained the first group of financial advisers through the Absa Insurance and Financial Advisor Academy, as part of its efforts to develop skills and create jobs in South Africa's financial services sector.

Gallery: Training the stars of 2022

North West University’s football academy is aiming to produce quality players who can represent South Africa internationally and take the country to the 2022 Fifa World Cup.
Gallery: Nelson Mandela meets Bafana Bafana

World Coaches Academy at Wits

South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand and the Netherlands government have joined forces to create a World Cup legacy programme to develop social and football skills in the southern African region.
Out of Africa, something new

Giant leap for science in Ethiopia

Ethiopia launched its first science academy in the capital city of Addis Ababa on 10 April with the aim of promoting scientific research and education in the country.
• School to empower Malawian girls

Makhaya Ntini: breaking barriers

Ntini to open cricket academy

Makhaya Ntini is set to open a cricket academy in Mdantsane, East London. The South African fast bowler hopes to unearth talented black youngsters to follow in his footsteps and become international cricket stars.
Visionary soccer academy for SA

Visionary soccer academy for SA

World football is coming to South Africa in 2010 and French star Patrick Vieira is hoping to add to his 100-plus international caps at Africa's first World Cup. He's also hoping to see another of his dreams come to fruition by 2010: the building of a Diambars Football Academy in South Africa.


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