The South African Water Research Commission has launched a website that teaches people about being water wise. One of the messages is that this includes taking action to solve any water problems, as well as respecting water and all life. You can also work out your water footprint.
First there were the dreary little boxes of RDP houses. Then there came the growing recognition that it's not just houses that need to be built; communities and places where people actually want to live are required. And Cornubia is one of the first communities to come out of the Breaking New Ground policy.
Feeling that South Africans living abroad probably miss the smell of home more than anything else, the Homecoming Revolution bottled typical scents associated with the country and is using these fragrances to lure them back home.
• 'Don't underestimate South Africans'
Nelson Mandela Bay is the scene of a pilot project that could lead to South African households producing their own electricity – and selling the surplus to national power utility Eskom.