"If we are to overcome the devastating legacy of the past, communities must take responsibility for our development," writes Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on the eve of South Africa's annual State of the Nation Address.
"Reconciliation requires of us to confront our past and educate fellow South Africans of the past wrongs committed against black people," writes Jeff Radebe, Minister in the Presidency. "A major step towards reconciliation is to acknowledge that apartheid was a crime against humanity."
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.
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.
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