There has never been a more critical time to care for the environment than now. The Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa is one organisation educating the public on how we can do this.
Mercy Senyatsi is an ordinary South African doing something extraordinary; she homes school pupils who need care and loving consistency.
Siyasebenza, or we are working, is Ithala's newest initiative. It is a holistic programme focusing on all aspects of enterprise development through outreach. The main target is small, medium and micro enterprises, and co-operatives.
Applications are open for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship, which offers six weeks of intensive training at a leading US university for African leaders aged 25 to 30.
At just seven years old, Athandiwe Sikade is the top story teller in the land. She was voted the Story Bosso in Nal'ibali's story telling competition run countrywide over the past year.
Two science teachers were handed a prestigious award at the University of Cape Town not just for their work in the classroom, but also for being mentors to learners from underprivileged backgrounds.
Through Bokamoso, students learn about leadership. The programme was founded by five people tired of working in the corporate world without doing something to uplift others. Participants spoke about the programme when they met for the last time for the year.