Women in the struggle remembered

The women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against pass laws were honoured in a colourful ceremony on the same day 57 years later, in Tshwane.
Businesswomen leaving a legacy

‘Play your part in girls’ development’

As a celebration of National Women's Day, Brand South Africa has urged all South Africans to play their part in the development of the country's girl children as international research has shown that a nation's growth and competitiveness are influenced by the development of its young citizens.

Women taking SA forward

The Ebenezer Hannah Home in Ennerdale, a suburb in the deep south of Greater Johannesburg, is one of the beneficiaries of dairy producer Clover’s empowerment project Mama Afrika.
Brand SA plays its part for Mandela Day

Froome’s SA roots recalled by coach

When Chris Froome became the first African-born rider to win the Tour de France on Sunday, it came as no surprise to his first coach, who revealed that the Kenyan-born, South African-educated 28-year-old had paid his dues and more in his formative racing years in South Africa.

An African flavoured Tour de France

The 100th edition of the world's most famous cycle race had a distinctly African flavour to it, with Daryl Impey becoming the first South African to pull on the leader's yellow jersey, and overall winner Chris Froome having strong Kenyan and South African connections.

Mandela’s ‘classrooms for human beings’

Among teachers, pupils and parents, the work of the Nelson Mandela Institute for Education and Rural Development has become known as the "Magic Classroom Collective".
Schools to benefit for Mandela Day

Give youth a voice

Young South Africans lacked a voice, lacked skills, lacked quality education and suffered from low self-esteem, experts agreed at a National Development Plan Youth Dialogue. Yet they also offered possible solutions to these and other issues, such as high youth unemployment.

Do your bit on Mandela Day

Each year, on Nelson Mandela’s birthday, people around the world are encouraged to give up 67 minutes of their time to improving the world for everyone. We’ve rounded up a few options of where you can do your good deeds.

NMMU moves to minimise internet fraud

Internet banking fraud is on the rise all over the world – but a team from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has developed a possible solution, using just a USB stick.
Social media to help Nigerian poll

Call to ‘work for country Hani died for’

South Africans owe it late SA Communist Party leader Chris Hani to work together on building the kind of country for which he fought and died, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of Hani's assassination.