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Soweto, heartbeat of the nation

Infused with the history of the struggle against apartheid and alive with the energy of the city of gold, Soweto is a must-see for tourists in search of more than sun, sea and the big five.

Sophiatown: recalling the loss

It was on 9 February 1955 that the forced removal of over 60 000 people from Sophiatown began. Fifty years on, the City of Johannesburg pays tribute to the sons and daughters of its lost suburb.
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Bicycle tour company urges people to donate books

Spend your Youth Day this year making a difference in a child's life by donating a book. You can also be part of a...

City of Joburg and Miss Earth SA spruce up Mshenguville Park

On World Environment Day, Miss Earth SA contestants along with social activist and Play Your Part ambassador Catherine Constantinides, as well as the mayor...

Choc spreads cancer awareness

The Childhood Cancer Foundation and its celebrity ambassadors went to the streets to raise awareness of childhood cancer and other life-threatening blood diseases.Thabiso SekhulaThe...

Recycling is at the heart of Soulart

soulart-2---thumbThe 10 young designers at Soulart recycle waste, turning it into artful, sought-after items. They work under the genial eye of founder Brian Sibusiso Mokhachane, who says his initiative is helping to create jobs and tackle drug abuse and littering.

Another video for Indigenous Dance Academy

jarrel---thumbBritish rapper Little Simz wanted dancers in the video for her song Gratitude, so she called on Tembisa's Indigenous Dance Academy. In turn, dancer Jarrel Mathebula brought along skater Rayne Moses for the ride.

FOCAC summit begins with Joburg tour

To get a feel for the melting pot that is Johannesburg and the ever-vibrant Soweto, journalists from China, Africa and South Africa took a tour of the city and its huge neighbour ahead of the FOCAC summit. It will culminate in a meeting between the South African and Chinese heads of state.

Spelling champ discovered

Spell-IT-ThumbAt just 10 years old, Ntando Vilakazi is the best speller in Gauteng. She trounced the competition in the Nedbank Spell It Challenge. The challenge is an initiative to help boost children's literacy skills and broaden their vocabulary.

Read to Rise gets kids hooked on books

Rise ThumbWith the simple goal of giving underprivileged kids access to books, Read to Rise is also giving them the chance to use their imagination and see new worlds.

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