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21 human rights all South Africans enjoy today

Apartheid laws were designed to segregate South Africa’s population in terms of race. The majority suffered discrimination in terms of education, economic rights, social standing, and eventually even citizenship. Today, the Bill of Rights enshrines many rights denied in the past.

The South African who dresses the walkers

Eulyn Hufkie-Womble makes her mark on the zombies in the international television series, The Walking Dead. She's a dab hand at making new clothes look old, and at adding litres of pus and blood. She also gives each character a signature piece.

Hi-tech boost for fight against rhino poaching

The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal, which has one of the largest rhino populations in the world, has reportedly experienced a 92% reduction in poaching incidents during a year-long project that has included the use of South African-built drones.

Nuclear power holds promise for South Africa

There are many positive benefits to nuclear energy, not least of which is enough power to end load shedding and blackouts. But there is strong resistance to the idea of nuclear. "People need to understand that we are not a scary industry; we are in your everyday world," says the head of Necsa in the first of a two-parter interview.

Right to education is recognised

With the aim of one school a week, hundreds of schools are being built or refurbished under the Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Initiative. All of these schools have enough classrooms, water, sanitation and electricity, and include libraries, computer and science labs.

How to stop violence against women and children

Gender based violence thumbDo you think you are being abused? Do you suspect a friend or child you know is being abused? Are you an abuser? With the launch of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, this fact sheet gives advice on how to spot abuse, and how to stop it.

How to stop violence against women and children

Gender based violence thumbDo you think you are being abused? Do you suspect a friend or child you know is being abused? Are you an abuser? With the launch of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, this fact sheet gives advice on how to spot abuse, and how to stop it.

South Africa’s economy improving: BankservAfrica index

The South African economy is showing signs of recovery, and is still feeling "stronger and more robust economic trends. There is still a long way to go though, due to current power problems and the protracted post office strike, according to the latest BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (BETI).

South Africa’s economy improving: BankservAfrica index

The South African economy is showing signs of recovery, and is still feeling "stronger and more robust economic trends. There is still a long way to go though, due to current power problems and the protracted post office strike, according to the latest BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (BETI).

Kagiso PMI shows SA manufacturing sector on the rebound

Latest results from the Kagiso Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) indicate South Africa’s manufacturing sector is rallying. The index rose for a third consecutive month in October, its best level since November 2013.