“The Twins” empowering young women
Popularly known as “The Twins”, Play Your Part ambassadors Hlelo and Ntando Masina have been doing impressive work to empower young women in South...
The Buffelshoek Trust helps drive rural development in Mpumalanga
"Not having everything you need doesn't mean you can't strive for excellence" is the ethos of the Buffelshoek Trust, an organisation dedicated to improving...
Gallery: a chance for global solutions at WEF
The annual World Economic Forum is an opportunity for dialogue, debate and problem solving on a global level between political leaders, business experts, and civil society. Held in Davos, Switzerland, this year's theme is "Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution".
South Africa supports gender equality in media
South African government and media players join over 800 international media, civil society and academic representatives in Geneva, Switzerland this week at an international Unesco conference on the role of the media in promoting gender equality in the global industry.
South Africans flying the flag for African excellence
Brand South Africa salutes the 100 Most Influential Africans announced earlier this week by the New African magazine for flying the African flag of excellence. Sixteen South Africans are amongst the 100 most influential Africans including Brand South Africa board member, Thebe Ikalafeng.
Leaders gather in Cape Town for WEF on Africa
Then and Now: Reimagining Africa's Future is the theme of the 25th World Economic Forum on Africa. It will be the biggest of the gatherings so far, with more than 1 250 people attending, representing more than 75 countries and 83 international companies.
SA launches Open Source Centre
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has launched an Open Source Centre to help stimulate the adoption of open source software technologies in Africa.