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Companies help conquer breast cancer

The retail group Foschini is one of the companies that helps PinkDrive keep its educational and clinical trucks on the road. These trucks' services...

South African author shares lessons after winning Caine Prize

Listening is important and reading is essential. These are just a few lessons Lidudumalingani Mqombothi gained on his journey as a writer. He won...

Public art builds civic pride

skubalisto---thumbThrough his inspiring public art, painter Skubalisto is creating community pride in the Cape townships of Langa and Gugulethu.

Corporate South Africa urged to support the 67 Libraries project

Schools in townships and rural South Africa are set to benefit from the 67 Libraries project, an initiative in support and honour of Mandela Day on 18 July, and beyond.

Township renewal project extended

Gauteng townships set for a major facelift

The townships in South Africa's Gauteng province are set for a major facelift, with the provincial government budgeting R4.4-billion over the next five years for building more houses, improving their quality and eradicating corruption around their allocation.

Across the Colour Bar: Nthabiseng’s story

Nthabiseng Hibbert is an ordinary South African woman who, for the past two decades, has lived in a modest home in Katlehong, one of the country's largest – and poorest – black urban townships. Only one thing sets her apart from her neighbours: Nthabiseng is white.

Hi-tech shacks for better living

A team of researchers from Stellenbosch University’s Sustainability Institute have developed an innovative approach to upgrade housing and improve living conditions in informal settlements.
Sunlight transforms communities

2010 Fifa World Cup: success stories

Townships to get in on Bok action

Rugby fans in South Africa's townships will be able to follow the Springboks' World Cup matches live on big screens, thanks to a partnership between the SA Rugby Union and Township TV.

The other South Africa: small people, big ambition

The country of crime, HIV and other challenges we face is not the only country. There is another South Africa, a questing, ambitious, hungry South Africa, writes Justice Malala.

Taking the internet to townships

The City of Johannesburg is establishing multi-service digital centres known as “techno hubs” in its poorer areas to help people access the internet, improve their technology skills and find jobs.

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