Three award-winning restaurants, a lauded cook book, and a big heart mean Reuben Riffel will long be one of South Africa's favourite chefs.
Rhodes University's Dr Catherine Luyt has made significant improvements to a water testing kit that will allow rural residents to make sure their drinking water is safe to use.
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.
To foster a lifelong love for reading among the world's children, Biblionef donates books to schools, libraries and early childhood development centres. The project has reached some 3 million children, introducing them to a world of new stories and ideas.
Pierre Terblanche's childhood passion for design and motorbikes has blossomed into a career as a world-leading motorcycle designer.
Each year the Nappy Run collects thousands for nappies for childcare centres that need them; this year they handed 4 000 nappies over to the Nkanyezi Stimulation Centre in Orlando West.