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Q and A with few of South Africa’s influential women

18 August 2016What do Nomzamo Mbatha, Bonang Matheba, Kass Naidoo, and Farah Fortune have in common? Besides being in the limelight, they are successful...

Drought SA: the gateway to managing water scarcity

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.

Mandela Day: it's in our hands now

Mandela Day: it’s in our hands now

"It is time for new hands to lift the burdens. It is in your hands now ..." Nelson Mandela Day challenges each of us to give 67 minutes - one minute for every year of Mandela's public service - to help change the world for the better and, in doing so, to build a global movement for good.

A brand-new city is being built outside Durban

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.

Crowds continue to gather outside Mandela's home

Crowds continue to gather outside Mandela’s home

As the country's flags were lowered to half-mast on Friday, South Africans from all walks of life continued to arrive at the corner of 4th and 12th Avenue in Houghton, Johannesburg to pay their respects outside the home of former president Nelson Mandela.

Counting on scents to lure expats

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'

UN award for Joburg Housing Company

Black people lead in paid-off homes

More black South Africans live in homes which are fully paid for than any other race group in the country, according to a study by the SA Institute of Race Relations.
2010: a home match for every team

2010: a home match for every team

As a country made up of diverse cultures and nationalities, South Africa is a vibrant and colourful mix and, with the 2010 Fifa World Cup only a few months away, this will become even more apparent as team colours from around the world are brought out for the 2010 party.

Football for Hope to unite SA

Fifa has announced the 32 teams that will take part in South Africa's 2010 Fifa Football for Hope tournament - an initiative with social change at its heart.

A power plant in your home

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.


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