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A new life through the Home of Hope

The Home of Hope is an autonomous, self started and inclusive shelter for the rehabilitation of girls who have been lured into prostitution through the promises of jobs.

Celebrating African growth and unity

South Africa celebrated Africa Day on 25 May 2011 with a vibrant line-up at the National Cultural History Museum in Pretoria.
Expo to mark Africa Day

Nandipha Mntambo: art beneath the hide

Nandipha Mntambo: art beneath the hide

Nandipha Mntambo, the 2011 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for visual art, is known for using cowhide as a canvas for exploring the creative process and challenging societal and cultural norms. Now she's taking her exploration further.
Bokani Dyer: tapping jazz energy

Bokani Dyer: tapping jazz energy

Jazz pianist Bokani Dyer, the 2011 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for Jazz, comes from a strong musical family and is building on his musical heritage with unique flair, inspired by "the energy behind the music".

Future of SA arts in good hands

For any South African feeling gloomy about the state of the nation, the plight of the continent, the receding world economy or any other anxiety-invoking subject, attending the annual Standard Bank Young Artist Awards ceremony should be prescribed as an antidote.

Future of South Africa’s arts in good hands

The annual Standard Bank Young Artist Awards ceremony, now in its 27th year, highlights the country's abundance of creative talent.
Kentridge gets 2010 Kyoto Prize

‘Dream on,’ says Branson

In an awards ceremony honouring South Africa's top young entrepreneurs, global businessman and head of the Virgin Group Richard Branson has encouraged youngsters to not be afraid of reaching for their highest dreams.
Kesivan Naidoo: living in rhythm

Kesivan Naidoo: living in rhythm

South African drummer Kesivan Naidoo, winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Jazz 2009, "caught the beat" at the tender age of 11, falling in love with percussion when he heard his aunt's boyfriend playing the drums over a song on the radio.
Jacques Imbrailo: operatic roots

Jacques Imbrailo: operatic roots

South African opera singer Jacques Imbrailo, winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Music 2009, has established an international career at the age of 30 that most artists struggle to establish in a lifetime.
Ntshieng Mokgoro: community stories

Ntshieng Mokgoro: community stories

Ntshieng Mokgoro, winner of the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Drama 2009, is a born storyteller. The 35-year-old mother of three has already made a profound mark on South Africa's drama scene, developing a number of community-based projects into professional productions.

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