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Press Release: Play Your Part, Pieter Kruger Foundation drive active citizenship in Northern Cape

Play Your Part has partnered with the Pieter Kruger Foundation for the final PYP Roadshow in Northern Cape. The Cube will stop off in...

22 monuments for 22 years of freedom

There are a significant number of monuments to peace and freedom scattered across South Africa – not surprising given its long history of struggle against oppression. With April marking the 22nd anniversary of South Africa’s freedom, we will showcase 22 monuments that pay homage to those who made this country great.

South African writer helps artists expand their reach

vuyo---thumbInspired by his artist father, writer Vuyo Mayesa tore himself away from the daily grind to pursue a creative life. Today, he discovers new artists and helps them expand their reach through his NGO, Mayibuye 52 Arts Project.

Work is on track at Sol Plaatje University

Work is on track at Sol Plaatje University

Construction at the university in Kimberley is meeting its milestones and will be ready for its 2016 student intake. The central campus is part of this phase, it will encompass six of eight multi-storey buildings at an estimated cost of over R900-million.

Take a trip to Northern Cape

The Northern Cape is a vast, open land of breathtaking landscapes and ancient history. Kimberley, the old diamond-mining town, is the provincial capital, and a good place to start your adventure through this surprising, beautiful part of the world.
• Khoisan couple home at last

Another blue diamond found

Yet another magnificent blue diamond – the rarest of all diamonds – has been unearthed at Petra Diamonds in Cullinan. It is here that the Great Star of Africa, among other flawless gems, was discovered.
Record price for SA diamond

Bloodhound brings world focus to South Africa

There’s more to the Bloodhound SSC than just mind-boggling speed – the project is aimed at inspiring a new generation of scientists, and a Northern Cape community is benefiting through job creation, better communications infrastructure, and tourism.
SKA: who gets what

Call for harsher sentences for abusers

Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities Lulu Xingwana, speaking at the launch of the 16 Days of Activism campaign in Kimberley on Sunday, called for harsher sentencing of perpetrators of violence against women and children.
Kimberley to get jewellery factory

Kimberley to get jewellery factory

The provincial government and private investors are to open a gold jewellery manufacturing facility worth R100-million in Kimberley, in the Northern Cape, in an effort to ensure that more value is added to precious metals locally, with finished products destined for export markets.


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