Sixty years ago the Congress of the People gathered on a dusty field in Kliptown to draft the document that would lead South Africa to liberation. The Freedom Charter is the foundation for South Africa's Constitution and its demands are as relevant now as they were in 1955.
Basketball opened up the world for Jerome Du Plooy, and now he is using what he has learned and earned to help other children out of a world of poverty and deprivation in the south of Joburg.
Basketball opened up the world for Jerome Du Plooy, and now he is using what he has learned and earned to help other children out of a world of poverty and deprivation in the south of Joburg. Slim Cares helps to feed and clothe youngsters, and gives them hope that there is a path out of poverty.
The fourth episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part television series, which airs on SABC 2 on Sunday 6 July at 9pm, will feature a some inspiring South Africans who Play their Part in the areas of active citizenship and education.
Soweto Fashion Week isn't just easy on the eye; the event is a showcase for emerging designers and aims to help young artists break into an industry that's notoriously difficult to crack.
By foot or by bus, there are several tours on offer taking in the rich history of Johannesburg. For the first time, the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation is going as far east as Bezuidenhout Valley, and as far south as Kliptown, site of the famed Freedom Charter gathering.
• South Africa's heritage is world class
Instead of donating money to children’s shelters, a Johannesburg businessman has set up an initiative to help teens from shelters learn to live sustainable, productive lives as adults through creating mentorships.