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World to serenade Madiba

Exactly a month before former president Nelson Mandela celebrates his 94th birthday, South Africans and the world at large are urged to honour him with a special birthday song to make the event more special.
Madiba birthday song a group effort

Antarctic team did it for children

A group of brave South Africans reached the South Pole on 21 January as part of an expedition to create awareness for The Unlimited Child, a project that improves the learning environment at early childhood development centres and crèches.
Preserving memories of Antarctica

South Africans will vote for change

As the local elections draw near, an increasing number of South African communities are coming forward with their grievances, which they want municipalities to address when they begin the new term.
South Africa's 'multiparty democracy thriving'

Chess moves are life moves: Zuma

Chess moves are life moves: Zuma

Quick thinking was the order of the day at the recent Moves for Life chess tournament in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal. Moves for Life patron Jacob Zuma was in attendance, squaring off against some formidable youngsters - and planning the next move in taking the game to even more South Africans.
Bafana exit World Cup on a high

World Cup: ‘South Africans to thank’

Political parties across the spectrum have echoed President Jacob Zuma's praise for South Africans, attributing the success of the 2010 Fifa World Cup to the passon and patriotic spirit of ordinary citizens of the country.
South Africans the 'true stars': Zuma

South Africans the ‘true stars’: Zuma

The people of South Africa were the "true stars" of the 2010 Fifa World Cup, uniting to prove to the world that the country and the continent was capable of hosting a world-class event, says President Jacob Zuma.

World Cup fever spreads abroad

A group of South Africans living in Korea has started a project called Hug a South African to help promote the country in hosting Africa’s first Football World Cup in June.

America's highest award for Tutu

America’s highest award for Tutu

US President Barack Obama, presenting America's highest civilian honour to Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, said the Nobel Peace Laureate exemplified "that sense of generosity, that spirit of unity, that essence of humanity that South Africans know simply as ubuntu."

South Africans leading the world

The World Economic Forum's list of young global leaders for 2009 pays tribute to 230 outstanding young professionals from a range of disciplines. Among them are nine South Africans.

‘Dream on,’ says Branson

In an awards ceremony honouring South Africa's top young entrepreneurs, global businessman and head of the Virgin Group Richard Branson has encouraged youngsters to not be afraid of reaching for their highest dreams.


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