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SADC Chairperson, His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob speaks on the effects of Cyclone...

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) notes with great sadness the devastation caused by the recent tropical Cyclone Idai in the SADC region, in...

King Kong swings back on to South African stages

The massively successful King Kong musical is back on South African stages. More than half a century ago, it helped to launch the careers...

Meet the women who fought the Knysna fires

In June this year, devastating fires laid waste to the Western Cape, particularly in the towns of Knysna and neighbouring Plettenberg Bay, where homes...

Trek4Mandela returns to Kilimanjaro to remember Gugu Zulu and honour Mandela

The 2017 Trek4Mandela expedition to the summit of Africa's highest mountain in honour of Nelson Mandela will be a doubly emotional occasion, as climbers...

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.

Bulelwa Basse: Highlighting women’s strengths through poetry

Bulelwa BasseThrough her organisation the Lyrical Base Project, poet Bulelwa Basse empowers and motivates women, helping to uplift poor communities and invest in their artistic expression through creative writing, poetry and performing arts.

Bulelwa Basse: Highlighting women’s strengths through poetry

Bulelwa BasseThrough her organisation the Lyrical Base Project, poet Bulelwa Basse empowers and motivates women, helping to uplift poor communities and invest in their artistic expression through creative writing, poetry and performing arts.

South African victims of Lagos tragedy return home

Two months after the fatal collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the South African victims returned home to an emotional reception ceremony at Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria on Sunday.

South African victims of Lagos tragedy return home

Two months after the fatal collapse of a church guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the South African victims returned home to an emotional reception ceremony at Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria on Sunday.

SS Mendi tragedy on stage at the Soweto Theatre

On 21 February 1917, the SS Mendi troopship carrying more than 800 black South African men sank off the Isle of Wight in the British Channel. The bravery of the men as they stared death in the face is portrayed on staged at the Soweto Theatre.