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Recognising Excellence in Media within the SADC Region

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is a Regional Economic Community comprising of 16 member States across the continent. These states include namely; Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa,...

Domestic flights in South Africa

South Africa has a number of airlines flying between its major cities, and some of its smaller ones, with fares ranging from first-class to cut-price economy. Flights can be booked online from anywhere in the world.

Soft power, co-operation will give South Africa an edge in Africa

Building South Africa's reputation in Africa will take effort from business and the government, as well as all South Africans, a research seminar on the nation's reputation hears. While South African businesses were respected in other African countries, South Africans were at times perceived as imposing and aggressive.

Former child soldier turns his story into a graphic novel

Children's rights activist Michel Chikwanine was kidnapped as a five-year-old and used as a child soldier in Democratic Republic of Congo. Now he has turned his story into a graphic novel. It is aimed at children from 10 years old and up. He wants to educate that age group about the issue.

Africa’s education and gender equality goals ‘well achieved’

Discussions at the African Economic Conference this week focused on developments regarding poverty and inequality on the continent. Income distribution was a key topic. Hundreds of experts talked about how new policies and leadership could change the way of life in Africa.

African entrepreneur sold his belongings to start Kisua

Sam Mensah found out that it is better to give than receive: in giving gifts he received success in return, after he saw the potential market for African garments and designs around the world. A significant element of the business is to present a more truthful picture of the continent.

South Africa and DRC to collaborate on economy projects

Following a visit by President Zuma to Democratic Republic of Congo last week, a number of new economic partnerships between the two countries are in the works. They are aimed at strengthening South Africa's relationship with the rest of Africa over the next 10 years.

South Africa and DRC to collaborate on economy projects

Following a visit by President Zuma to Democratic Republic of Congo last week, a number of new economic partnerships between the two countries are in the works. They are aimed at strengthening South Africa's relationship with the rest of Africa over the next 10 years.

South African family opens home to refugees

A KwaZulu-Natal family has taken in 143 foreign nationals who were displaced by the xenophobic attacks in the province earlier this year after the last temporary camp set up for them was closed. The Wartnaby family is appealing for donations of household items for the refugees.

SADC Special Force may be on the way

South African Development Community representatives are meeting in Zimbabwe to discuss a SADC Special Force, first mooted in 2007. Training exercises have already been held in Angola and Namibia, according to news reports. The service will contribute to the African Union force.