Play Your Part Ambassador Sasha Laurel, facilitates R1 billion in bursaries for Africa

  JOHANNESBURG, 29 NOVEMBER 2021 – Play Your Part Ambassador, Sasha Laurel, alongside the Chairman of the Regenesys Group,...

UCT students win women-only hackathon

Students from the University of Cape Town won a trip to an international conference in the US at a women-only hackathon. Melissa Javan A group of...

The President’s Award boosts the role of the youth

More than 50,000 young South Africans have enrolled in The President's Award for Youth Empowerment over the past decade. It requires participants to make...

SA sets aside R10bn for student loans, bursaries

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has increased its budget for bursaries and loans for tertiary education by more than R1-billion. The cash will be used for first- time and continuing university students and those at technical and vocational education and training colleges.

Girl Ignite offers a path to success

girl-ignite---thumbYoung women and girls in Diepsloot are giving a chance to build a better life through Girl Ignite Africa, a leadership programme that focuses on the helping participants to reach their full potential. It works with Diepsloot Mountain Bike Academy, using cycling as a way to get ahead.

Today’s athletes, tomorrow’s legends

rugby---thumbSport has always played an important part in South Africa’s history, from sporting isolation to hosting of the major sporting events. Now government is harnessing the power of sport to build a nation from the grassroots up.

Remembering Mandela, one year on

It has been a year since Nelson Mandela passed on. His departure, mourned by the world, still impacts us today, prompting us to live by his example with compassion, reconciliation and Ubuntu.

Inyathelo celebrates selflessness

inyathelo---thumbOver the past seven years, 80 individuals have been recognised for their personal giving that has contributed to sustainable social change in South Africa. This year, 12 more individuals were added to the list at the eighth annual Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards, held at Zip Zap Circus in Cape Town.

Villagers benefit from well-heeled visitors

In a small village outside Kruger National Park, education, health care, employment and sustainability are key. Along with wildlife conservation, a safari lodge is putting into practice its social principles in creating a positive culture within the community.

Solms-Delta lives a transformation ethos

South Africa's famous wine farms were founded and built on slavery, and are still suffering the effects of this terrible legacy. But Solms-Delta, a farm in the beautiful Franschhoek valley, has put in place various mechanisms to build a truly equal industry, while paying respect to the past.