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Indaba examines outlook and opportunities in manufacturing sector

Entrepreneurs, government and corporates attended the third annual 2016 Manufacturing Indaba held at the Emperors Palace in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng on 28 and 29 June. This...

Gallery: Lindfield Victorian House Museum

The Lindfield Victorian House Museum is a time capsule of the Victorian and Edwardian periods, in the heart of leafy Johannesburg. It has received...

Give a doodle for the future

In 2015, the money raised went to benefit Streetlight Schools, an education initiative that works to bridge the gap between underprivileged children and their...

From Mogadishu to Mayfair: Somali diaspora finds home in Johannesburg

During apartheid, Somalia took in South Africans fleeing from an oppressive government. In recent times, South Africa has had to pay back the favour, taking in Somali refugees running from a civil war. In Johannesburg, particularly, Somalis have found a home in a bustling neighbourhood where their entrepreneurial spirit can thrive: Mayfair.

Psychology festival looks to inspire transformation

psychology---thumbWith talks on money, relationships and self-coaching, this year's Psychology Festival of Learning will look at helping individuals to make positive changes in their lives.

GEM looks to bring hope to vulnerable children

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The GEM mobile app is, once again, bringing volunteers together to play with and feed the kids of Ethembeni Children’s Home in Johannesburg.

Joburg's Rissik Street Post Office revamp

Joburg’s Rissik Street Post Office revamp

One of Johannesburg's most recognised historic buildings, the old post office in Rissik Street, is being refurbished, the city has announced. It was built in 1897 and was declared a national monument in 1978. In November 2009, it was wrecked by a fire.

South African cities are rapidly growing

More than half of South Africa's population is urbanised – up to 64% of South Africans live in the country's urban centres. And most of these people are under the age of 40. Brand South Africa's research team has analysed the state of South Africa's major cities.

Google Maps launches the Mzansi Experience

Across the globe, people can now explore the beauty of South Africa virtually through Google Maps. From the views from atop Table Mountain to animals grazing in the Kruger National Park, South Africa's natural wonders are on display for all the world to appreciate.

Being green for River Rehab

Green thumbHelp clean up the Klein Jukskei Spruit with Green Beings and play your part in keeping our waterways free of litter and alien vegetation.

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