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16 Days of Activism against abuse

Imagine if, for 16 days, there was no rape, no child abuse. The 16 Days of Activism campaign challenges South Africans to declare a truce on violence against women and children - and, ultimately, to make it a permanent one.

16 Days of Activism against abuse

Imagine if, for 16 days, there was no rape, no child abuse. The 16 Days of Activism campaign challenges South Africans to declare a truce on violence against women and children - and, ultimately, to make it a permanent one.

Meet the women who fought the Knysna fires

In June this year, devastating fires laid waste to the Western Cape, particularly in the towns of Knysna and neighbouring Plettenberg Bay, where homes...

18 facts about the 9-metre Mandela statue

Weighing in at more than 3.5 tons, the new statue of Nelson Rolihlala Mandela unveiled on Monday at the Union Buildings shows the father of the nation with his arms outstretched, as if embracing the nation. Find out the facts behind this remarkable feat of art and engineering.

South Africa’s Public Protector: frequently asked questions

As Public Protector Thuli Madonsela prepares to release a final report on an investigation into allegations of maladministration in relation to President Jacob Zuma's residence in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, we answer some frequently asked questions about the office of the Public Protector.

Opinion: ‘It’s our turn to move South Africa forward’

By Donald Liphoko, acting director-general of GCIS On Freedom Day millions of South Africans will celebrate the day that marks the occasion of our first...

South Africa hosting WEF on Africa

Global leaders in government, civil society, academia and the media are headed to Durban in early May as South Africa hosts the annual World...

Are RED Hubs the answer to sustainable rural development?

Rural Eastern Cape could undergo economic regeneration as the province invests in new agriculture initiatives. Sulaiman Philip Urbanisation seems inevitable in South Africa as people are...

The President’s Award boosts the role of the youth

More than 50,000 young South Africans have enrolled in The President's Award for Youth Empowerment over the past decade. It requires participants to make...

Economic growth tops SONA

SONA 2017: “The Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo: Unity in Action Together Moving South Africa Forward”. Economic growth and transformation as well as education...