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Gift of the Givers: 25 years of philanthropy: Dr YM Essack: medical co-ordinator

South Africa is a unique and amazing nation; the spirit of ubuntu lives in us. In a series of five articles, we share stories...

Global accolades for isiXhosa movie Inxeba

South African isiXhosa-language movie Inxeba movingly explores the conflict of traditional rites of manhood, when initiates “go to the mountain”, with awakening pride in...

Algeria ready to strengthen trade and industry ties with South Africa

Algerian ambassador to South Africa Abd-El-Naceur Belaid called for stronger economic partnerships between Algeria and South Africa at an Algeria-South Africa trade and investment...

Les Amazones d’Afrique sing for human rights and gender equality

An all-female music supergroup, made up of some of Africa's legendary performers, are collaborating to drive gender equality and human rights on the continent. CD...

Rebellion and celebration in Mali’s music

CD Anderson   "A sometimes harrowing documentary charting the aftermath of a ban on music-making in northern Mali" (Image: https://t.co/Z3qb6G174e ) pic.twitter.com/PD2ZtiBAQ9 — CD Anderson (@bizarrojerri) September...

Librarian saves ancient African manuscripts in Timbuktu

When al-Qaida invaded the historic city of Timbuktu, Malian librarian Abdel Kader Haidara worked under the cover of night to save thousands of ancient manuscripts - documenting African knowledge in astronomy, poetry, religion and science - from the extremists.

Amajimbos defeat Nigeria to make CAF Youth final

A good plan and solid preparation paid off for the South African national under-17 team when they beat reigning African champs Nigeria 1-0 in an "unforgettable" semi-final CAF African Youth Championship match on Wednesday afternoon.

South Africa’s u17 team make history

The Amajimbos gave beleaguered South African sports fans some hope when they became the country's first-ever team to qualify for the under-17 Fifa World Cup by beating Cameroon 3-1 at the CAF African Youth Championship at the weekend.

Mashaba’s men move it up a gear against Mali

Bafana Bafana rounded off their preparations for this year's CAF Africa Cup of Nations with a fine display as they dismantled Mali 3-0 at Stade Monedan in Libreville, Gabon, on Wednesday.

Beefy Cameroon gives SA a taste of Afcon

Sibusiso Vilakazi's second-half goal earned an inspired Bafana Bafana a 1-1 draw with Cameroon in an international friendly at the Stade de l'Amitie in Libreville this weekend - a performance coach Shakes Mashaba believes is an indicator of what we can expect from the Afcon tournament, which kicks off on Saturday.