A massive fund raising campaign staged by celebrity actors in the UK to raise money for South African children has inspired local thespians to put together a star-studded event of their own.
Are you travel ready? As the December break begins, the Department of Home Affairs has launched a campaign to urge all South Africans to make sure they are "travel ready" before they go on holiday - particularly if they are travelling with minor children.
At the first Lead SA #ChangeMakers Conference, held in Johannesburg, leaders in business and community projects spoke about how they had made a success with their initiatives. The Lead SA Heroes were also announced.
Well-wishers sent off 27 climbers who plan to summit Mount Kilimanjaro with Trek4Mandela, a Mandela Day initiative set up to help young women in rural South Africa. It is the fourth year of the campaign.
People from all over South Africa celebrated the life of a 20-year-old activist who died on Monday from health complications. This young woman stole many hearts when she initiated a social media campaign to inspire more people to become organ donors.