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South Africans championing human rights

Besides the late Nelson Mandela, many other South Africans have stood up for human rights. Among their names, we can count people like Desmond Tutu and Miriam Makeba. They have all devoted their time and talents to improving the lives of all people.

Their future their choice

Through teaching young people skills and values such as tolerance, perseverance and resilience, Life Choices helps them to overcome their challenges and be the...

From priest, to activist and Public Peace Prize recipient

Father Michael Lapsley came to South Africa from New Zealand as a young man. In his adopted home, he could not ignore the horrors of apartheid. For his contribution to peace and reconciliation, he was recently named the recipient of the Public Peace Prize 2016 in the category "Global Peace and Reconciliation – Internationally Reputed Peacemaker".

Irma Stern portrait fetches auction record of R17,6-million

Still Life with African Woman, a work by South African ​expressionist Irma Stern, fetched R17,6-million at an art auction in London on Wednesday.

Rwanda finds a path out of history of horror

Instead of taking the route of vengeance and punishment, Rwanda has chosen admission, reconciliation and forgiveness. This way, it has missed a "justice of ashes". But to build a stable and prosperous country has required draconian legislation and curtailed personal freedom.

Voodoo Funk: Ambassador of Afrobeat

That funky Afrobeat is what gets Frank Gossner up in the morning. It is what kept him in Africa for several years, and it is what brings him back frequently. The German DJ is hunting down rare African blues, disco and funk records, and bringing them to an appreciative global audience.

Young writer to publish 18th book

Khulekani Magubane is a prolific young writing talent who honed his skills through a KwaZulu-Natal literacy programme. With the imminent publication of his 18th book, he hopes to one day mentor a new generation of South African writers.
Local author gets top sci-fi award

Zille to receive Geiger Award

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is the latest recipient of the 2011 Abraham Geiger Award for individuals who have made great strides towards openness, courage, tolerance, and freedom of thought.
Suzman: a fearless voice stilled

A taste of South Africa in NY

South African restaurants in New York are finding no shortage of patrons eager to sample the country’s vibrant cuisine.
SA restaurants are world's best