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Forthcoming: a movie about pioneering South African heart surgeon Chris Barnard

A movie is being made about Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard. He was a pioneer in the medical field, performing the world's first heart transplant...

South African research team make a breakthrough in cardiology

A mutation in a gene has been identified by South African researchers as the cause of heart disease and cardiac arrest. It affects the...

Mixed feelings as business leaders sleep rough

On one of the coldest nights of winter, chief executives from more than 240 companies slept on the pavement. Their efforts were both lauded and criticised, but they raised funds for Girls and Boys Town South Africa and built a lot of empathy for the homeless.

Abramjee is on a crusade to stop crime

Once a renowned crime reporter, Yusuf Abramjee is determined to do what he can to end crime in South Africa. He is the power behind Crime Line and Lead SA, and is a vice-president of Crime Stoppers International. The Order of the Baobab is the latest honour in his trophy cupboard.

Abramjee is on a crusade to stop crime

Once a renowned crime reporter, Yusuf Abramjee is determined to do what he can to end crime in South Africa. He is the power behind Crime Line and Lead SA, and is a vice-president of Crime Stoppers International. The Order of the Baobab is the latest honour in his trophy cupboard.

South African businesses honoured

The Department of Trade and Industry in partnership with Brand South Africa and Proudly South African hosted the Inaugural SA Premiere Business Awards to honour the excellence of these companies in their categories.
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South African businesses honoured

The best South African businesses in various sectors of the economy were showcased at the inaugural SA Premier Business Awards hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry.

One small bag makes a big difference

He's only 12 years old and has already picked up several awards for his philanthropy. He's Jordan van der Walt and his school feeding initiative has fed a million hungry tummies in two years.

SA crime-busting tools get global nod

South African crime-prevention and tip-off services, Crime Line and Crime Stop, have been recognised internationally for the role they play in combating criminal activity.
SA toughens fight against crime

Podcast with Simon Anholt

Simon Anholt, a leading authority on measuring and managing national identity, and keynote speaker at the inaugural Brand Africa Forum held in Johannesburg on 16 September 2010, chats with Talk Radio 702’s Jenny Crwys-Williams about the importance of nation branding for countries – and continents.