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South Africa: an activist nation that continues to inspire internal and continental transformation

Since the advent of democracy 26 years ago, South Africa has been instrumental in promoting its African agenda on the premise of ‘African solutions...

Quotable OR Tambo

Born in 1917, OR Tambo would have been 100 years old this year. He is remembered as a selfless and accessible leader, as a man...

South African struggle heroes honoured in Mozambique

The Matola Monument and Interpretative Centre in Maputo, unveiled on 11 September, honours the South Africans and Mozambicans who contributed to the anti-apartheid struggle, and who died in a raid by the security police. It also helps to strengthen ties between the two countries.

Remembering Joe Slovo, 20 years on

Tuesday marked the 20th anniversary of the death of South African struggle stalwart Joe Slovo. Commended as an outstanding revolutionary by former president Nelson Mandela, Slovo headed up the SA Community Party and dedicated his life to gaining power for all the people of South Africa.

South African products, services on show in Maputo

A delegation of South African companies has begun showcasing their products and services at the 50th Maputo International Trade Fair, which got under way in the Mozambican capital on Monday.

Call for Africa to beneficiate its minerals

Southern African leaders urged the region to move away from exporting raw materials to beneficiating its abundant mineral resources as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit got under way in Zimbabwe on Sunday.

Africa rising

Africa’s time is now. In academic studies, institutional reports, business journals and the mass media a new story about Africa is emerging: one of growth, progress, peace, potential and profitability.
Zimbabwe ready for investors

Japan assistance for Southern Africa

The Japan International Co-operation Agency has released the preliminary findings of a study conducted to find ways of boosting economic development in Southern Africa, particularly along eight economic corridors selected for priority attention.
Japan hails SA space tech successes

Joburg: Africa’s second most visited city

Johannesburg will be Africa's second most visited city this year, as well as the city in which tourists will spend the most money, according to the latest Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index.

Taking the risk out of giving birth

In a race to meet the Millennium Development Goals deadline of 2015, African governments are stepping up to the plate to address the problem of maternal deaths across the continent.
Healthcare in South Africa