Through the training of local healthcare workers and community members, the Choice Trust has made accessing primary healthcare easier for people living in rural Tzaneen in Limpopo.
Cyclists training for the prestigious Cape Town Cycle Tour were joined by a speeding ostrich. Oleksiy Mishchenko captured the precious footage on his head cam. The clip has gone viral globally and has received over a million views on YouTube already.
The science fiction dream of living on another planet could become reality for South African researcher Adriana Marais. She is one of the 100 candidates who are one step closer to living on Mars, an initiative of the Mars One Project, should they make it to the next round in the selection process.
Vocational training gives people options other than studying at a university. Increased efforts from the government in this sector could help to empower people with skills development and contribute positively to employment rates.
Thembani "Terror" Gqeku set up his African Youth Boxing Club in Khayelitsha when he saw two youngsters trying to stab each other. He uses boxing to teach the township youth that there is another way of life that does not involve crime, violence and drugs.
The National Youth Development Agency has taken to social media to motivate young people to lead by example. This initiative is part of Youth Month commemorations to remind today's youth of those of 1976.
For more than half-a-century, the Black Sash has been helping people in tangible concrete ways realise their human rights. Formed in response to the discrimination practised by the apartheid government, today it still works to assist the downtrodden.