Tag: play your part tv series
Youngsters need to have the difficult conversations around South Africa's future to build on the achievements of their predecessors, says social entrepreneur Luvuyo Mandela.
Ella and Catherine Constantinides have built their careers on loving the planet, and spreading that love to South Africa's youngsters through their Generation Earth initiative.
This week on the Play Your Part TV series, we chat to Natalie du Toit, Daryl Naidu, Desiree Ellis, Songezo Jim, and Cyril Mqadi about playing their part using sport to build the nation's pride.
Growing up in Cape Town, Desiree Ellis was always kicking a ball. Later, professional football called and she answered. She captained the national women's soccer team, Banyana Banyana, for 10 years. Today, as well as coaching, she devotes her time to improving the lives of others through sport.
Wrestler and community youth worker Daryl "Nightmare" Naidu features in the next instalment of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, airing on Sunday 27 July at 9pm on SABC2.
Daryl Naidu stands an imposing two metres tall, but his size belies his calm demeanour as he relates his descent into addiction, and rising anew as a champion of the community, fighting bullying and drug-related problems in his hometown, Chatsworth, in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Is the universe expanding? What is dark energy? What's the deal with gravity? And the biggest question of all; are we alone? The Square Kilometre Array, which will aim to answer these questions and more, is slowly taking shape in a remote corner of South Africa's starry-skied Karoo.