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Girls in space! Africa’s first private satellite – designed by schoolgirls

Africa is about to launch its first private satellite. It's a unique achievement - not least because the engineers designing the satellite's payload aren’t veteran astrophysicists, as you might expect. They’re teenage schoolgirls.

SA newspaper in AfriLeaks launch

SA newspaper in AfriLeaks launch

AfriLeaks offers a way for whistle-blowers to leak sensitive information and documents anonymously. Set up by 19 media outlets and activist groups across the continent, it is committed to "speaking truth to power". It uses software designed to protect the identities of the submitter and receiver.

‘Young people will determine the fate of South Africa’

Launching the UN's new State of the World’s Population Report on Tuesday, minister of social development Bathabile Dlamini said South Africa's predominantly youthful population had the potential to spur economic growth and social change. Read the full text of her speech.

Cricket SA launches Centre of Excellence

Cricket SA launches Centre of Excellence

Cricket South Africa launched a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence at the University of Pretoria on Thursday as part of its drive to raise the level of cricket development in the country. CSA general manager Corrie van Zyl described the facility as "the equal of any other in the world".

How does Mandela Day inspire you?

The recent launch of the annual International Mandela Day is a reminder to us all that giving to others requires little effort when you consider what the man did for the nation.
Schools to benefit for Mandela Day 

Absa launches HIV-testing drive

Absa launches HIV-testing drive

The government's drive to test 15-million South Africans for HIV has received a boost from Absa bank's new campaign, which is targeting 80% of its 35 000 employees in branches across the country.
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Absa launches HIV-testing drive

The government’s drive to test 15-million South Africans for HIV has received a boost from Absa bank’s new campaign, which is targeting 80% of its 35 000 employees in branches across the country.
Massive HIV-testing drive for SA

Gallery: Launch of the Gautrain

Preview and download high-resolution images of South Africa's new Gautrain rapid rail link system, with stunning new photos of the trains, stations, ticketing offices and feeder buses.
Gallery: Welcome to Joburg!

Gallery: Football Fridays launch

Friday 4 September 2009 saw the launch of Football Fridays, a campaign aiming to ignite South Africans’ enthusiasm for the 2010 Fifa World Cup by encouraging each and every one of them to wear the football jersey of their favourite team every Friday.

SA launches into space science

SA launches into space science

Researchers from around the region have joined forces to create a cooperative, combined astrophysics and space science programme where students from South Africa and Africa can earn Honours and Masters degrees while being mentored and taught by a "dream team" of the country's leading scientists.

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