Meet Nozibele Qamngana who was diagnosed with HIV in 2013

By Mduduzi Malinga As the world commemorates World Aids Day on the 1st of December each year, this is an opportunity for people to show...

Mpoomy Ledwaba: The future of the nail and beauty industry in South Africa

Nompumelelo (Mpoomy) Ledwaba is currently changing the nail and beauty industry with her chique nail and beauty salon, Aneno Beauty Bar based in Melville,...

Lionesses of Africa radio show profiles women entrepreneurs

The network Lionesses of Africa hosted its last event of the year in Johannesburg, encouraging women entrepreneurs to connect and inspire each other. The...

South African granny sets off on an epic road trip across Africa

South African grandmother Julia Albu is putting younger explorers to shame, embarking on a car journey across Africa. Albu set off on her road...

Finding our way again: South Africa’s Aids journey

As South Africa prepares to host the International Aids Conference for the second time, it's worth reflecting on the massive strides the nation has...

From page to canvas: Broken Monsters charity art show

South African author Lauren Beukes is helping to promote a culture of reading in South Africa. The proceeds from her latest charity art show are going to the children's literary organisation, Book Dash. Pages from her book, Broken Monsters, were turned into creative designs and sold for R1 500 each.

The Empty Shop is filled with promise

empty-shop---thumbDonated clothes are the centre of The Empty Shop in Sandton City, Johannesburg. They are on display and then sold, with proceeds going towards the Tomorrow Trust. What is not sold at the pop-up shop is taken to a charity shop. Again, the proceeds are for the educational group.

South Africa ready for the USA in Rugby World Cup

South Africans have come out to support the Springboks in their Rugby World Cup campaign. After their first Pool B match, the team have moved from strength to strength and are now sitting at the top of the group. Today, the Bokke play the USA in their last group match.

Gugulethu winemaker toasts success

In South Africa's townships, wine was associated with cheap liquor, says winemaker Nondumiso Pikashe. People saw it as the favoured drink for old men who wanted to get drunk quickly, but she saw a different side and today runs the successful, 100% female owned Ses'fikile wines.

Nel is driven by passion to teach

nel----thumbEven though he went to work as soon as he left school to help support his family, Cobus Nel never let his dream die. He returned to university years later, and today is teaching the next generation.