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SANEF holds successful, first council meeting for the year

This past Saturday, the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) held a successful Council meeting in Cape Town, which was addressed by DKMS-Africa and...

Brand South Africa reiterates the call to fight against the abuse of women and...

Brand South Africa reiterates the call to fight against the abuse of women and child with a campaign #IAM and continuously aims to encourage...

Brand South Africa statement on the passing of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan

Johannesburg, Sunday 19 August 2018 – This weekend, the world woke up to the sad news on the passing of the first African Secretary-General...

South Africa can be a technology leader

The country – and the rest of the continent – has the potential to be a disruptor, by using ICT and the size of...

Q&A with founder of Champion South Africa

Well-known radio host Ashraf Garda challenges South Africans to change their mindsets to become champions in everything they do. Read more about his initiative,...

Senegalese humanitarian appointed Fifa’s first female secretary-general

Fifa’s new secretary-general is an African, and just as extraordinary, a woman. Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s appointment is being greeted with optimism in the football world with Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino believing she is the best person to help him rebuild the organisation.

Senegalese humanitarian appointed Fifa’s first female secretary-general (2)

Fifa’s new secretary-general is an African, and just as extraordinary, a woman. Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s appointment is being greeted with optimism in the football world with Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino believing she is the best person to help him rebuild the organisation.

Remembering Boutros Boutros-Ghali

It was a tricky global environment when Boutros Boutros-Ghali became the secretary-general of the United Nations in 1992. The world was emerging from the Cold War and countries were redefining relationships with each other. He navigated a new path for the organisation.

Watch: The Elders pay tribute to Madiba

The Elders, a group of global leaders brought together by Nelson Mandela, have posted a moving video tribute to their friend and founder to mark the first anniversary of his death.

UN peace role for South African Nicholas “Fink’ Haysom

South African Nicholas "Fink' Haysom brings plenty of conflict resolution experience to his new job as chief of UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan. But challenges lie ahead, including brokering peace between the new government and the Taliban.