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Brand South Africa in collaboration with Edenvale Lions Basketball Academy hosted the official opening...

By Mduduzi Malinga Brand South Africa in collaboration with the Edenvale Lions Basketball Academy, hosted the official opening of a basketball court in Edenvale, Ekurhuleni...

She Leads Africa boosts women in the business ecosystem

She Leads Africa was set up to show that many African women were leading in business and in their communities. The initiative runs various...

The NBA comes to Africa

In a leap forward for basketball in South Africa and the continent, the NBA's first game in Africa will be played in August. The captains have been announced for the Team Africa versus Team World play off, with the African side led by Luol Deng.

Hoops 4 Hope scores a win for youth

chiladiddo---thumbYoung people at risk in townships and in poor rural villages are finding a way to grow into more well-rounded adults through Hoops 4 Hope. Using sport, it develops physical health and emotional and mental well-being for about 10 000 children a year.

Active citizenship the focus of this week’s Play Your Part episode

The fourth episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part television series, which airs on SABC 2 on Sunday 6 July at 9pm, will feature a some inspiring South Africans who Play their Part in the areas of active citizenship and education.

SA coach aims to grow wheelchair basketball in Africa

National men's wheelchair basketball coach Franck Belen hosted a technical coaching course over the Easter weekend at Mandeville, near Johannesburg, to help grow the game in South Africa. The course was part of a four-year plan to develop and empower coaches on the African continent.

Nkosi Johnson lives on, in a haven

The diminutive Nkosi Johnson, his 12-year-old body wracked by the Aids infection that eventually killed him, became the face of the disease in the late 1990s. His adoptive mother, Gail Johnson, remembers his gentle concern for mothers and children separated by the pandemic.

Paralympic Team SA: watch out, London!

South Africa's Paralympians were in a confident mood at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday afternoon ahead of their departure for the 2012 London Paralympic Games.

Olympic debut for South Sudan

Although South Sudan-born Olympian Guor Marial will not be flying his birth country’s flag at the Games in London, he plans to do his best in honour of his countrymen who have triumphed over a decades-long conflict.
Running into the history books

Paralympic dream team

Team South Africa for the 14th Paralympic Games has been announced in Johannesburg – the 61-strong squad will cover seven disciplines, including athletics, cycling, rowing, equestrian, swimming and wheelchair tennis and basketball.
SA Olympic team announced