Filming of The Bang Bang Club, a movie which reveals the lives and times of four photojournalists who captured the harrowing violence of the apartheid South Africa, is underway in Johannesburg.
According to a recent Human Science Research Council survey, almost 80% of South Africans plan to participate in the 2009 national and provincial elections. This is a good sign; the people are getting ready to speak, writes Khanyi Magubane.
As South Africans grapple with the recent spate of xenophobic attacks against foreigners, academics have also come together to try and find a solution to the crisis.
Imagine if, for 16 days, there was no rape, no child abuse. The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign challenges South Africans to declare a truce on violence against women and children - and, ultimately, to make it a permanent one.