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Sixty years on, the Freedom Charter is as relevant as ever

Sixty years ago the Congress of the People gathered on a dusty field in Kliptown to draft the document that would lead South Africa to liberation. The Freedom Charter is the foundation for South Africa's Constitution and its demands are as relevant now as they were in 1955.

Charlotte Maxeke's home to become a museum

Charlotte Maxeke’s home to become a museum

The Kliptown home of Charlotte Maxeke, the mother of black freedom in South Africa, is to be converted into a museum and interpretation centre, the Gauteng Provincial Government announced at an event to mark International Women's Day on Sunday.

Jerome Slim Du Plooy cares about making a difference

Basketball opened up the world for Jerome Du Plooy, and now he is using what he has learned and earned to help other children out of a world of poverty and deprivation in the south of Joburg.

'Papwa' Sewgolum: little known great

Jerome Slim Du Plooy cares about making a difference

Basketball opened up the world for Jerome Du Plooy, and now he is using what he has learned and earned to help other children out of a world of poverty and deprivation in the south of Joburg. Slim Cares helps to feed and clothe youngsters, and gives them hope that there is a path out of poverty.

Active citizenship the focus of this week’s Play Your Part episode

The fourth episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part television series, which airs on SABC 2 on Sunday 6 July at 9pm, will feature a some inspiring South Africans who Play their Part in the areas of active citizenship and education.

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