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Albert Luthuli

The legacy of Albert Luthuli

ANC president from 1952 to 1967, and winner of the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize, Chief Albert Luthuli was the most respected African leader of his era. The Albert Luthuli Legacy Project keeps the story of Luthuli - and the millions of people he represented - alive for a generation of South Africans born into freedom.

Nadine Gordimer: courage in one’s life and talent in one’s work

Nadine Gordimer has died peacefully at the age of 90. The Nobel laureate transcended the provincial confines of her solitary childhood in the small mining town of Springs to become a fierce opponent of apartheid through her critically acclaimed writings.

One Young World Summit hits Joburg

Youngsters passionate about world issues have arrived in Sandton, Johannesburg, to bring fresh perspective to the challenges facing their respective countries. They were joined by world leaders offering support and praise for youth participation in tackling global issues.
SA is getting plenty right

Stopping in Vilakazi Street, Soweto

One of South Africa's most famous streets - the only one in the world to have housed two Nobel Prize winners - has long been a must-see tourist attraction. Now, the Vilakazi Street precinct has become fully visitor-friendly, with public art, memorials and benches picking out its historical sites.
SA-born scientist wins Nobel Prize

SA-born scientist wins Nobel Prize

South African born and educated molecular biologist Sydney Brenner and two of his colleagues have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their research into the genetic development of organs and the "programmed death' or "suicide' of cells.

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