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Brand South Africa announces third winner in the Women Empowerment category as part of...

  Johannesburg |22 October 2021- i-LEAD has been announced as the third winner of the ongoing Brand South Africa...

Conversations with the Youth: Healing South Africa

By Phindi Maduna Brand South Africa always strives to inspire and empower the country’s citizens to contribute to positive change in the world. South African...

PRESIDENT RAMAPHOSA WELCOMES ARREST OF UYINENE MRWETYANA AND LEIGHANDRE JEGELS’ MURDERERS

President Cyril Ramaphosa has commended the country’s law enforcement authorities for their action which led to the arrests of two suspects linked to the...

Where to get help in South Africa if you are being abused

Numerous organisations around South Africa provide services such as counselling, temporary shelter and legal help to people in abusive relationships. We've compiled a guide...

Medical aid and health complaints

Got a problem with your medical scheme, hospital, doctor, dentist, nurse, pharmacist or optometrist? Here's where to go for advice and complaints - including how to find your nearest private hospital or trauma centre, or get information on treatment costs and scale of benefits.

Gift of the Givers 25 years of philanthropy: Dr Livan Meneses-Turino

In a series of five articles, we share stories from Gift of the Givers volunteers in their own words as the organisation marks its...

Gift of the Givers: 25 years of philanthropy: Dr YM Essack: medical co-ordinator

South Africa is a unique and amazing nation; the spirit of ubuntu lives in us. In a series of five articles, we share stories...

South African literature

An overview of the main currents in South African literature, from Olive Schreiner's depiction of life on isolated Karoo farms to more recent work...

Minibus therapy takes life skills counselling on the road

Innovative psychologist Banetsi Mphunga campaigns to break the stigma around mental health issues and take the anxiety out of therapy using a minibus taxi...

Sophiatown: recalling the loss

It was on 9 February 1955 that the forced removal of over 60 000 people from Sophiatown began. Fifty years on, the City of Johannesburg pays tribute to the sons and daughters of its lost suburb.