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Young South Africans: This is how we do it

Many young South Africans begin their day answering a simple question. Whether its Twitter's "What's happening?" or Facebook's "What's on your mind?", the way...

Veteran South African journalist turns to helping others

From teacher to broadcaster and now back to working with youth, news anchor Pat Pillai has come a long way. In his new home at LifeCo UnLtd SA, he plans to help young South Africans live lives more in the spirit of Nelson Mandela.

Hero's welcome for Nat Nakasa

Hero’s welcome for Nat Nakasa

He called himself a "native of nowhere". But on Tuesday, 49 years after his death in exile in New York, the remains of anti-apartheid writer and journalist Nat Nakasa were given a hero's homecoming welcome at King Shaka International Airport outside Durban.

Foreign journalists get the inside story

Preconceptions were blown out the water when a group of reporters landed in Johannesburg on their first visit to South Africa. The city – and indeed the country – was not what they had expected. And in turn, they intend on informing their readers back home about their positive experiences.

Bloggers take a trip back to humanity’s origins

A group of foreign bloggers, visiting South Africa to find out more about the country's innovation and technology sector, were given a special insight into Africa as the cradle of human evolution with physical theatre presented by the Palaeontological Scientific Trust.

Media freedom is evolving

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is setting a precedent when it comes to press coverage of a criminal trial: never before has there been such interest in a court matter in South Africa. That reporters are allowed to live tweet from court, that cameras are allowed to film in the court building are big steps towards a more transparent, freer media.

SADC opens entries for media awards

Journalists record history and ensure transparency, a task that is rewarded through the SADC Media Awards. The awards seek the good stories about the region. They are driven by the desire to promote unity in the region and strengthen the economic, political and social ties that already exist.

Medical centre impresses visitors

FOREIGN correspondents visited the Donald Gordon Medical Centre to learn about the state-of-the-art facility, before learning about the government’s massive National Infrastructure Plan and rural development from the minister of economic development.

Tributes pour in for Vuyo Mbuli

Tributes pour in for Vuyo Mbuli

South Africans from all walks of life took to the social networks over the weekend to mourn the sudden passing of radio and television journalist Vuyo Mbuli, who for decades has been a constant presence in many homes, tackling critical issues with vigour and charm.

Changing lives with every pedal stroke

Luthando Kaka is a professional cyclist who is Playing his Part in the community of Khayelitsha by helping youngsters through sport and education.

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