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Brand South Africa welcomes the newly appointed Board of Trustees

Brand South Africa welcomes the newly appointed Board of Trustees for the organisation as appointed by His Excellency, President Cyril Ramaphosa. In terms of...

Rihanna supports Malawian schoolgirls with bicycles and scholarships

Barbadian singer Rihanna is using her clout as a world famous pop star to support education in Malawi. Through her charity she is donating...

South African matric is accepted at Harvard University

A 2016 matric learner from Durban’s Westville Boys’ High School who earned seven distinctions in his final exams last year has been accepted to...

Art show highlights Africa-America connection

CD Anderson A new exhibition at Johannesburg's Goodman Gallery, titled Africans in America, is an exploration of the cultural and contextual parallels between the continent...

South African teen wins big at Google Science Fair

A South African teenager has walked away with the Google Science Fair Grand Prize. Kiara Nirghi’s winning entry is an economically friendly and sustainable...

South Africa’s Wits University climbs world rankings

31 August 2016 The University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg has climbed the world rankings of universities, to become the best in Africa. This comes from...

Statement by Minister Lynne Brown on the appointment of Brian Molefe as acting chief...

Brian Molefe is the current Group Chief Executive of Transnet and his secondment is with immediate effect. His experience in having turned around the Public Investment Corporation and providing stability at Transnet is a clear indication that Molefe is no stranger in leading complex institutions.

Wits to offer free online courses for Africans

Students from Africa and the rest of the world will now be able to access Wits University's expertise in a range of fields - from economics to the palaeosciences - through the South African institution's partnership with edX, a non-profit initiative founded by MIT and Harvard.

New dwarf dinosaur species from SA

Fossils from South Africa continue to produce the goods for palaeontology. The latest to emerge from one of the country's rocks is a bizarre, tiny new species of parrot-beaked, vampire-fanged, plant-eating dinosaur dating back some 200-million years.

Plenty of potential in Africa

South Africa was well positioned to become a deal-making, financial and professional services hub for the entire region, Brand South Africa’s head pointed out at the Africa Risk Conference at the JSE.