charity work

South African granny sets off on an epic road trip across Africa

South African grandmother Julia Albu is putting younger explorers to shame, embarking on a car journey across Africa. Albu set off on her road...

Meet Miss South Africa 2017: Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

The 21 year-old business management student Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss South Africa 2017 at a ceremony at Sun City on 26 March...

Mandela’s legacy lives on in each of us

Nelson Mandela's advocacy of peace, human rights and reconciliation permeates throughout the world. His ideals live on in the good deeds of ordinary people across the planet.

Rolene Strauss: Miss World 2014

Free State medical student Rolene Strauss has been named the most beautiful young woman in the world, and wears the Miss World crown with aplomb. She won over the judges with her compassion and intelligence, and plans to follow in the footsteps of her heroes to make a real difference.

Using data for scientific independence in Africa

The first Africa Data Challenge calls for data-driven projects that have a practical, human impact in Africa, which is falling behind in the race for scientific development. Innovators can pitch their ideas at the #ScienceAfrica UnConference in London.

Using data for scientific independence in Africa

The first Africa Data Challenge calls for data-driven projects that have a practical, human impact in Africa, which is falling behind in the race for scientific development. Innovators can pitch their ideas at the #ScienceAfrica UnConference in London.

Tutu sends Madiba wishes in advance

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, speaking during the unveiling of the Mandela Legacy Canvas at Cape Town's City Hall on Tuesday, praised his fellow Nobel Peace laureate and wished him a happy birthday in advance.

Cheesekids ready for Mandela Day

Youth NGO Cheesekids for Humanity is set to be a leading force in encouraging young South Africans to spring into action for their 67 minutes of goodwill work on the upcoming Nelson Mandela International Day.
‘Make every day Mandela Day’ in 2011