GEM: A year to remember

For the Going The Extra Mile project, 2017 was a year of milestones and great successes, with volunteers from around the country banding together...

South Africa moves ahead with nuclear new build plans

The third and final nuclear vendor parade workshop will take place with Canada and Japan this month. South Africa is looking at pressurised water reactor nuclear technology, similar to what it has safely used at Koeberg for the past 30 years.

Build programme boosts employment in South Africa

Thousands of jobs have been created through the New Build Programme of parastatals - particularly by Eskom and Transnet. The agencies are investing heavily in infrastructure, which will have a knock on effect on private sector investment and economic growth.

‘South Africa must build the nation Mandela fought for’

We must confront that which divides us and pursue that which unites us, Acting President Cyril Ramaphosa told South Africans during a moving ceremony at Freedom Park in Pretoria on Friday, held to mark the first anniversary of the passing of Nelson Mandela.

Record R232m grant to combat rhino poaching

The Dutch and Swedish Postcode Lotteries have made a R232.2-million grant to the Peace Parks Foundation to help in the fight against rhino poaching in South Africa. The grant is the largest single contribution yet made by the private sector to combat rhino poaching and wildlife crime.

Brazilian claims Quiksilver Pro Durban

Brazilian Jadson Andre seized the 2009 Quiksilver Pro Durban title at Ansteys Beach on Sunday, putting on an amazing display of backhand power surfing to beat Australian Owen Wright in the final.