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Villagers benefit from well-heeled visitors

In a small village outside Kruger National Park, education, health care, employment and sustainability are key. Along with wildlife conservation, a safari lodge is putting into practice its social principles in creating a positive culture within the community.

Land claims: finding a third way in Bosparadys

Many white commercial farmers see the land-claim process as an attack. For black claimants fighting to get back land stolen by the apartheid government, it's about being made whole again. On Bosparadys farm in North West province, the two are trying to find a third way.

South Africa’s national orders

South Africa's national orders reflect the inclusiveness and diversity of a democratic South Africa, our people and our place in the African continent - in essence, the spirit of a free country where a culture of human rights prevails.

South Africa’s national orders

South Africa's national orders reflect the inclusiveness and diversity of a democratic South Africa, our people and our place in the African continent - in essence, the spirit of a free country where a culture of human rights prevails.

Fashion week leads the pack

Some of the country's top designers took their spring/summer 2014 collections to South African Fashion Week. It set the tone for the next season in bright colours and natural fabrics, and featured a first-time partnership with Universal Music South Africa.

Green buildings sprouting in South Africa

South Africa’s first commercial green star-rated building has been unveiled. The cutting-edge building, situated in the business district of Sandton, features numerous innovations that have earned it five green stars from the Green Building Council of South Africa. 
Top green rating for SA building

SA introduces green office buildings

South Africa's first commercial green star-rated building has been unveiled. The E block in Upper Grayston, a small multi-purpose development in Johannesburg's Sandton business district, is the first small office building to receive five green stars from the Green Building Council of SA.

Ancient culture from the Border Cave

KZN’s Border Cave is an anthropological treasure trove which has yielded an continuous record of occupation – including the world's oldest mathematical instrument – for the last 120 000 years.
New fox species found at Malapa

Local NGO success in the UK

Local NGO Khulisa’s out-of-the-box programme on restorative justice has been exported to the UK, and is now part of a package of programmes being successfully implemented by an independent registered charity.
SA’s gallows now instrument of healing

Biogas project uplifts community

Researchers at South Africa’s University of Cape Town are examining how to convert organic waste into biogas, which would alleviate disposal problems and help poor residents, particularly those in informal settlements, save on energy costs.
Portable plant makes fuel from waste