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Introducing South Africa’s New Green Queen

  As spring begins to blossom and the sun begins to shine, Miss Earth South Africa, Nompumelelo Maduna, prepares...

Take a walk down history on Freedom Day

Freedom Day is a public holiday in South Africa that commemorates the first democratic elections   held on 27 April 1994. It honours the heroes...

Brand South Africa congratulates Play Your Part Award winner, Intercessory Army Franchising

The 6th annual South African Premier Business Awards hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry, in partnership with Proudly South African and Brand...

Bruce Fordyce: Comrades King

Mention the Comrades Marathon, the world-famous 90-kilometre run between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, and one name still springs to mind: Bruce Fordyce, the "Comrades King", and one of the all-time greats of ultra-marathon running.

Remembering ‘Uncle Kathy’: Ahmed Kathrada 1929-2017

Former Rivonia trialist and anti-apartheid struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada died today, following a long illness. He was 87. After 1994, Kathrada served as a...

South Africa honours its teachers

"We acknowledge your dedication and selfless service to the betterment of our country," Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said at the National Teaching Awards on Saturday, an event celebrating excellence in South African public education.

Long walk to university reaps the reward

A man from Hanover Park in Cape Town walked a total of 34km every day to get to university, and go back home. His journey ended with graduation this week. Now he is putting to work and is teaching the next generation at a local school.

Cape Town Cycle Tour honours firefighting volunteers

The Cape Town Cycle Tour, the world's largest timed cycling event, was cut to 47km because of fires along its traditional route. But that did not stop tens of thousands of people riding in and supporting the Show You Care Solidarity Ride.

PYP Ambassador Luvuyo Rani voted JCI Outstanding Young Person of the World

Luvuyo Rani thumbIT entrepreneur and Play Your Part Ambassador Luvuyo Rani has been selected as one of the 10 JCI Outstanding Young Persons of the World for 2014.

Remembering Mandela, one year on

It has been a year since Nelson Mandela passed on. His departure, mourned by the world, still impacts us today, prompting us to live by his example with compassion, reconciliation and Ubuntu.