Runs aplenty at Wanderers ‘pink-out’

Johannesburg's Wanderers cricket stadium was pink all over on Sunday as the South African one-day international team did its bit in the fight against breast cancer, with a world record thrown in for good measure during the third ODI against Pakistan.

BRICS customs agencies to cooperate

The heads of the customs services of the five BRICS member countries met for the first time in South Africa this week to explore ways of tackling common challenges, in particular the fight against drug smuggling.

AU to provide $50m for Mali mission

The African Union is to contribute US$50-million to the International Mission of Support in Mali (MISMA), Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore, the AU's mediator on the Mali crisis, announced on Monday.

Mali to face Bafana in Afcon quarters

Ghana and Mali progressed from Group B to the knockout stages of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday. While Ghana made it look easy against Niger, Mali had to battle for a draw with the DRC that booked them a quarterfinal date with Bafana Bafana.

Africa takes charge of its heritage

Participants at Africa’s first-ever international world heritage conference, held under the auspices of the Unesco World Heritage Centre, have declared the event to be a success.
World heritage in South Africa

Safer seas for Port Elizabeth’s marine life

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in the Eastern Cape is working on improving safety for all beach users and, in doing so, creating a safer environment for the elusive, shore-loving humpback dolphin.
Centre for the protection of penguins

Soccer, life skills for Zandspruit youth

Working together makes it possible to achieve more - but somebody has to make a start. That's one of the lessons to be taken from Singcono Masisonke Football Club, which is giving the youngsters of Zandspruit informal settlement much more than just football skills.

SA ‘encouraged’ by G20 growth plan

South Africa is encouraged by the Group of Twenty's commitment to an action plan for growth and jobs, President Jacob Zuma said at the conclusion of the G20 summit in Cannes, France last week.

Local and international leaders to confront Africa’s challenges and develop collective solutions

The list of local and international leaders attending this year’s second annual Brand Africa FORUM™ is growing.

Woolworths scores for sustainability

South African retailer Woolworths, as well as making it onto the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, has been named one of the sustainability champions of the developing world in a report by the World Economic Forum.