Killing salmonella, avian flu in eggs

A consortium led by South Africa's CSIR has developed a new technique to destroy the salmonella bacteria by pasteurising whole raw eggs - without cooking them. The process also holds has the potential to destroy the bird flu virus in eggs.

When ‘ordinary’ people became artists against apartheid

In the 1980s and early 1990s, during a particularly intense phase of the struggle against apartheid, something extraordinary happened in South Africa as hundreds of "ordinary" people interrupted their everyday lives to become artists.

South Africans abroad cast their vote

South Africans living and working as far afield as London, Dubai, Canberra, Kinshasa, New York, Doha, Dublin and Khartoum turned out in numbers to cast their votes in the country's fifth democratic elections on Wednesday.

Brand South Africa launches 16 Days for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign

Johannesburg, Thursday 10 November 2016 – Brand South Africa will this week launch a digital campaign under the banner ”No Excuses’ in support of...

Rhino poaching numbers in South Africa continue to grow

The number of rhinos killed in South Africa so far this year has hit 1 020. But South Africa is not sitting on its laurels, a number of interventions put in place to curtail rhino poaching has seen 344 alleged poachers arrested since the beginning of 2014.

Celebrating Freedom Day – The Mark That Made a Difference

Celebrating Freedom Day - The Mark That Made a Difference  Johannesburg, Wednesday 25 April 2018 - South Africa celebrates Freedom Day on the 27th April to mark...

Chabane laid to rest in ancestral Limpopo village

The death of Collins Chabane should prompt South Africans to think carefully about road safety, President Zuma said at his funeral. The public service and administration minister received an official state funeral on Human Rights Day.

Blair unveils ‘bold’ Africa report

President Thabo Mbeki has expressed confidence that the world's rich nations will implement the proposals contained in the ambitious Commission for Africa report released by British Prime Minister Tony Blair in London on Friday.

Women involved in organ donation processes honoured

Ray Maota Add this green ribbon to your Facebook profile image to show your support for organ donation. Organ donation and transplantation is represented internationally...

Surf’s up for township kids

It came as no surprise to Gary Kleynhans when three young black surfers were selected for the Western Province longboard surfing team this year. For the past four years, the former SA surfing champion has been developing the sport among Cape Town's underprivileged kids. And surf lessons are only part of his project.