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Team South Africa shines at IAAF World Athletics Championships

South African athletes have made the country proud at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, held in London in August...

South Africa’s Van Niekerk makes sprint history

South African athlete Wayde van Niekerk has become the first runner in history to break records for the 100m, 200m and 400m events, the International Association of Athletics Federations confirmed on Saturday, 12 March 2016.

South African sprinter Jobodwana takes on the world’s best

South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana has won bronze in the IAAF World Athletics Championship 200m final, to share the podium with world record holder Jamaican Usain Bolt - who passed the post just fractions of a second ahead of the South African athlete.

Bringing free wi-fi to the people

BusWifi---thumbIn today's world, access to the internet is a necessity for many, particularly the youth, you can use it for education and job seeking. But it is often difficult and costly. Various projects and municipalities have come to the party, offering free wi-fi to residents, especially in low-income areas.

New solar plants in sunny Northern Cape

Kathu Solar Park and Redstone Solar Thermal Power will each add 100MW capacity to the electricity grid. Concentrated solar thermal power is able to store solar power generated the day, meaning they will continue to supply energy at night. They add to the five plants already commissioned.

South Africa’s Chad le Clos is world’s best

In the week he was crowned as the world's best swimmer for 2014, South Africa's Olympic champion Chad le Clos set a new world record in the 100m butterfly - and won gold in the 200m freestyle - at the World Short-Course Swimming Championships in Doha.

20 years, 20 South African sporting highlights

From that famous, nation-uniting triumph in the 1995 Rugby World Cup through to Ernst van Dyk's historic 10th victory in the 2014 Boston Marathon, the last two decades have seen numerous sporting successes for the democratic South Africa. Brad Morgan picks out 20 of the highlights.

Magakwe the first South African to break 10-second barrier

Simon Magakwe became the first South African to break the 10-second barrier for the 100 metres at the South African Athletics Championships in Pretoria on the weekend, clocking 9.98 seconds to break the 26-year-old national record of 10.06 seconds that he shared with Johan Rossouw.

Successful Transplant Games for Durban

Durban's hosting of the World Transplant Games, the biggest organ donor awareness event in the world, has been hailed a success by athletes and organisers alike. The Games wrapped up on Saturday with a moving closing ceremony.

New independent power plant for SA

South African miner Exxaro Resources and French independent power producer GDF Suez have signed an agreement to develop a 600MW coal-fired power plant outside Lephalale in Limpopo province.