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Video: Must watch Tedx Talks of inspiring South African women

Melissa Javan Amo Ngoepe Amo Ngoepe learned the true meaning of the African proverb – "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want...

The Buffelshoek Trust helps drive rural development in Mpumalanga

"Not having everything you need doesn't mean you can't strive for excellence" is the ethos of the Buffelshoek Trust, an organisation dedicated to improving...

A dramatic evening for dramatic need

Theatre thumbA massive fund raising campaign staged by celebrity actors in the UK to raise money for South African children has inspired local thespians to put together a star-studded event of their own.

Indigo gets kids skating

Skate thumbIndigo Skate Camp teaches rural youth the joys of skateboarding, and gets some life skills woven into the curriculum as well.

South African cities are rapidly growing

More than half of South Africa's population is urbanised – up to 64% of South Africans live in the country's urban centres. And most of these people are under the age of 40. Brand South Africa's research team has analysed the state of South Africa's major cities.

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SKA awards bursaries to five matriculants

The world renowned radio telescope project, the Square Kilometre Array (South Africa), has awarded full bursaries for undergraduate studies to five outstanding matric students from the nearby Carnarvon High School. The project is determined to boost science and maths education.

Lima plants the seeds of security

Lima thumbLima Rural Development Foundation runs several projects that have benefited thousands of people. Some of its most important and far-reaching programmes involve setting up systems to ensure food security for vulnerable rural households.

Education is offered as a solution

SA-school---thumbSakha Ingomso Lethu helps to feed the resilience and hunger many rural youth have to get an education, despite the many challenges they face, such as a lack of infrastructure, lack of trained teachers, and no facilities such as libraries or computer labs.

Corporate South Africa urged to support the 67 Libraries project

Schools in townships and rural South Africa are set to benefit from the 67 Libraries project, an initiative in support and honour of Mandela Day on 18 July, and beyond.

Rural South Africa to get free wi-fi

Rural South Africa to get free wi-fi

Project Isizwe is rolling out wi-fi in deeply rural Eastern Cape. In its pilot project, it will bring wi- fi to Ingwe College's Mount Frere and Lusikisiki campuses. The plan is to offer free connectivity on campus and for surrounding communities. Deployment begins in mid-June.
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