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Graca Machel launches Mandela Day at community-built township school

"We should reach out to each other." This was the message Graca Machel, global activist and widow of South African statesman and international icon...

Bread bags bring big benefits

siyasizana---thumbThrough its Siyasizana Day-care Project, Sasko is helping day care centres provide the equipment needed for proper early childhood development.

Pantsula crew goes global

dance---thumbThe Indigenous Academy of Dance is earning an international name for pantsula, the urban dance style that epitomises black township youth. Its dancers feature in the new music video of the British award-winning jazz band, Sons of Kemmet.

South Africa’s Smart Schools showcased on Brand South Africa media tour

Foreign journalists on a week-long tour of the country as guests of Brand South Africa visited Boitumelo High School in Tembisa on Wednesday to find out more about the pilot project in the Gauteng Education Department's tech-savvy Smart Schools programme.

South Africa turns on digital classrooms

Seven "paperless" classrooms were launched in Gauteng township schools on Wednesday as part of the province's pilot "Big Switch On" project, which aims to turn ordinary schools into the digital classrooms of the future, connecting learners to a world of better educational opportunities.

Solar energy drives Tembisa school forward

Phomolong Secondary School in Tembisa, Gauteng has become the first school in South Africa to benefit from Samsung's Solar Power Generator. The school will now be able to spend more on books and supplies.

Airport donates shoes to needy pupils

OR Tambo International Airport, through its winter warmer drive, has donated shoes to needy young pupils at Tembisa's Moduopo Primary School.

Wells Arts Foundation makes a difference

Brian Wells, the founder of WELLS ARTS FOUNDATION, has changed our community in Tembisa. He is a librarian and does not stay in Tembisa, but still made a difference in our community.

Getting internet from the sun

An award-winning internet-access project for schools, first piloted at a Johannesburg school a year ago by electronics giant Samsung, is proving so popular that other African countries will soon benefit.
• Up-cycling for a better community

Hope and heart in Ivory Park

Despite its poverty and lack of services, its housing shortage and hunger, there is a resilience and optimism in Ivory Park that is hard to beat. Lesego Madumo reports on a township north-east of Johannesburg.

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