community outreach

Play Your Part heads to Mpumalanga to encourage youth entrepreneurship

Johannesburg, Wednesday 31 July 2019 – Brand South Africa’s Play Your Part programme, in partnership with the Youth Economic Alliance, will host Grade 11...

Minibus therapy takes life skills counselling on the road

Innovative psychologist Banetsi Mphunga campaigns to break the stigma around mental health issues and take the anxiety out of therapy using a minibus taxi...

Walking across South Africa to raise money for Limpopo schools

Social entrepreneur Nkosinathi Manganyi is leading a group of South Africans on an endurance walk across the country, from Giyani, Limpopo to Cape Town,...

Johannesburg, art hub, ends year on high note

Melissa Javan Air: Inspiration – Expiration, the latest exhibition at the renowned Standard Bank Gallery, is one of the key events that have positioned Johannesburg...

South Africa turns to jobless for its War on Leaks

A presidential campaign will deal with two critical challenges in South Africa: its high unemployment rate, especially among the youth, and its large water losses. Some 15 000 young people will be trained to work in the field fixing water leaks and maintaining infrastructure.

New South African telescope to promote the sciences

A new telescope installed at North West University is expected to help find answers to some of the age-old questions humans ask, such as where do we come from. It will also be used in outreach efforts to inspire an interest among students and others in the sciences.

South Africa’s art galleries

From the traditional artefacts of ancient cultures to the cutting-edge work of today's practitioners, South Africa's art museums and galleries offer visitors a rich artistic feast.

Qunu birthday wishes for Mandela

Learners at the school Nelson Mandela first attended as a child have wished the former president a blessed 95th birthday, joining a worldwide chorus of wishes for South Africa's anti-apartheid icon.

SA small claims courts on the increase

South Africa has set up 67 new small claims courts since April 2010, including 16 new courts in the last 12 months, bringing to 263 the total number of such courts in the country, says Justice Minister Jeff Radebe.

Personal crisis help services

I need help and I need it now! Wherever you are, whatever the time of day, and however bad it is, there is someone to call.