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South African women in arts honoured

South African women in arts honoured

The Mbokodo Awards celebrate and acknowledge women who have helped to empower people through their art and creative work. Held annually, the awards are also a chance to see how, through women, South Africa's heritage and democracy is able to thrive.
South African struggle heroes honoured in Mozambique

South African struggle heroes honoured in Mozambique

The Matola Monument and Interpretative Centre in Maputo, unveiled on 11 September, honours the South Africans and Mozambicans who contributed to the anti-apartheid struggle, and who died in a raid by the security police. It also helps to strengthen ties between the two countries.
OBE for South African legend Johnny Clegg

OBE for South African legend Johnny Clegg

Maestro and activist Johnny Clegg changed the face of music in South Africa when he put forth a blend of traditional Zulu rhythms mixed with pop. Now he is being recognised by the British monarchy, and will become an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
African social entrepreneurs honoured

African social entrepreneurs honoured

South African entrepreneur and founder of interactive mobile learning tool Afroes, Anne Githuku-Shongwe, was one of five African social entrepreneurs honoured at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town on Thursday.
Charlize Theron honoured at Davos

Charlize Theron honoured at Davos

South African-born and raised actress Charlize Theron was one of three "exceptional cultural leaders" to be given special awards at the opening of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday.

Blatter awarded National Orders

South Africa has honoured Fifa president Sepp Blatter for backing the bid to host the 2010 Football World Cup in Africa, making this year’s edition a first for the continent, and a significant milestone in the history of the tournament.
SA bestows National Orders

African inventions site honoured

AfriGadget, a volunteer-run website that documents African innovation and ingenuity, has been named one of Time magazine’s 50 best websites for 2008.

Honours for SA photographers

Honours for SA photographers

South Africans David Goldblatt and Barry Lategan were among 22 photographers from around the world who were honoured at the Royal Photographic Society's prestigious annual awards ceremony in London on Thursday.

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