Using drama and song, Engen KlevaKidz teaches young children about safety regarding paraffin. The highly flammable fuel is used by many disadvantaged households for cooking and heating.
South Africa's Working on Fire firefighting programme not only saves lives and billions of rands in property every year, it also changes for the better the lives of the ex-prisoners and once-destitute people who fight the fires.
New evidence has emerged that 72 000 years ago ancient Southern Africans used fire to treat stone before making tools. Researchers say this signals a breakthrough in human evolution.