State transport investment ‘going ahead’

South African state transport company Transnet says it remains committed to an R80-billion capital investment programme over the next five years, despite the recession, and aims to spend a record R21-billion in the current financial year.

I am an Entrepreneur

The 'I am an Entrepreneur' programme provides valuable information from established business people to those who are interested in opening up shop.The decision...

’50 000 to volunteer for 2010′

With an average 1 500 applications a day pouring in from around the world, the organisers expect the volunteer applications for the 2010 Fifa World Cup to break the 50 000 mark by the 31 August deadline - surpassing the 48 167 received for Germany 2006.

Dormant Aids Council awakens

With the South African government’s robust new policy on curbing the HIV/Aids pandemic, the long-dormant South African National Aids Council, headed by new CEO Dr Nono Simelela, is now flexing its muscle.

Faster IDs from Home Affairs

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has introduced an innovative new system that will help speed up the processing of identity documents.

2010 tickets for ‘green’ schools

2010 Fifa World Cup sponsor Coca-Cola is to give 20 000 tickets for World Cup matches to schools across South Africa that do well in an innovative competition that promotes environmental awareness.

2010 reward for ‘builders of the future’

Fifa is to give away over 120 000 World Cup tickets to 20 000 stadium construction workers and thousands of youngsters involved in community programmes aligned with the Ticket Fund initiative - a first in the 80-year history of the tournament.

New hope for the deaf in SA

There’s new hope for the deaf community in South Africa following a batch of successful cochlear implant operations performed at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Johannesburg.

LoveLife to empower SA youth

National youth HIV prevention programme loveLife has signed a new partnership with the German Development Service and major South African corporate Barloworld to help young locals develop their leadership skills.

Kentridge artwork re-animates Joburg

Created by world-renowned artist William Kentridge and Gerhard Marx, the latest addition to Johannesburg's public art is a commanding presence - and an important part of the regeneration of Joburg's inner city.