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Ntsikelelo Mavata's production company is helping inspire local acting talent and technical crew

Eastern Cape filmmaker wants to help tell his community’s stories

Instead of aiming for the bright lights and the big bucks of Hollywood, filmmaker Ntsikelelo Mavata returns to his hometown roots to make films...
the cape floral region

The Cape Floral Region

The Cape Floral Region, one of South Africa's eight World Heritage sites, comprises eight protected areas stretching from the Cape Peninsula to the Eastern Cape, cutting across spectacular mountain and ocean scenery and containing some of the richest plant biodiversity in the world.

Are RED Hubs the answer to sustainable rural development?

Rural Eastern Cape could undergo economic regeneration as the province invests in new agriculture initiatives. Sulaiman Philip Urbanisation seems inevitable in South Africa as people are...

Gallery: Eastern Cape, a place of natural wonders

Cross the border into the Eastern Cape, whether along the N6 or N2, and an overwhelming calm takes over. Its green hills, dense forests...

South African author shares lessons after winning Caine Prize

Listening is important and reading is essential. These are just a few lessons Lidudumalingani Mqombothi gained on his journey as a writer. He won...

Hollard commits to South African children

Hollard thumbThrough its foundation, the Hollard group has helped to set up paediatric theatres in Eastern Cape that are helping to save the lives of sick children. It has also committed funds and resources to other early childhood development initiatives in other parts of the country.

Volkwagen and partners follow up on commitment

Johannesburg Skyline---thumbEarlier this year, Volkswagen, Qhubeka and World Vision donated bicycles to rural learners in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape. They returned for a pilot programme in bicycle maintenance, a road safety clinic and to deliver backpacks filled with books and stationery.

Grootboom tells tales of Khoi-San through recycled material and artwork

An artist of Knysna shares of how his childhood in the bush, and learning indigenous traditions led him to his passion: a career in art. He also uses this to help rehabilitate young offenders.

Sanral starts Eastern Cape N2 upgrade

Sanral starts Eastern Cape N2 upgrade

Work has started on the R900-million upgrade of the N2. The first phase comprises the stretch between Grahamstown and the Fish River, says Sanral. It has worked with Rhodes University to save the protected Oldenburgia Grandis trees along the route, which will be relocated.
Hydrogen powers South African schools

Hydrogen powers South African schools

Platinum-based fuel cells are powering rural schools and contributing to the improvement of the quality of teaching and learning. The initiative has been an inspiration to pupils, and has boosted interest in careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and innovation.
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