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South Africa must honour heroes: Zuma

South Africa remembers Chris Hani

The grave of Chris Hani, the assassinated leader of the South African Communist Party and chief of staff of Umkhonto we Sizwe‚ the armed wing of the African National Congress‚ is to be declared a heritage site as South Africa commemorates the 22nd anniversary of his death.
Retired UCT academic unravels mystery of Wilde's wife

Retired UCT academic unravels mystery of Wilde’s wife

The death of Constance Wilde, wife of playwright Oscar Wilde, remained a mystery for over a century. Now, thanks to medical sleuthing by retired UCT academic and psychiatrist Dr Ashley Robins, and Wilde's grandson Merlin Holland, the cause of her death may have been discovered.

‘There is a Mandela in all of us’ – Radebe

“Now is the time for us to step forward and take the lead in building a better country,” writes minister in the presidency Jeff Radebe on the anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death. “To achieve this we must become the change we want to see; we should become change leaders and inspire others to join the push to move our country forward.”

Give a book in Mandela’s name

children-and-books---thumbA book drive marked the first anniversary of the death of Madiba. Education was close to his heart and people are encouraged to donate books to beat illiteracy. The Nelson Mandela Book Drive is a partnership between the Nelson Mandela Foundation and The Book People.

Mulaudzi was a South African hero for our times

At just 34, one of the country's best runners died in a car crash on his way to an athletics meeting. A shy guy off the track, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was aggressive and competitive when he was running, a mental toughness that brought him medals aplenty. He had turned his talents to coaching young rural athletes before his death.

Good bye Tata, from the Rainbow Nation

Nelson Mandela has left an indelible mark on every South African. His legacy will live on, even as people mourn his passing. Around the country and the world, they gather to pay tribute to a great man and celebrate his inspiring life.

Task team gets to work on cancer

The health minister has turned his attention to non-communicable diseases, and has set up an advisory committee to investigate the prevention and control of cancer.
• Embrace tattoos to fight cancer

Championing the children of fire

With fire a leading cause of the death and disfigurement of South African children, organisations such as Children of Fire work towards the prevention of fires in overcrowded shacklands, as well as building up the self-esteem of fire-scarred kids.

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