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Building South Africa's reputation in Africa will take effort from business and the government, as well as all South Africans, a research seminar on the nation's reputation hears. While South African businesses were respected in other African countries, South Africans were at times perceived as imposing and aggressive.
Thousands of digital ambassadors are being trained before being sent out into the city to teach hundreds of thousands of Joburg residents how to maximise the use of technology and the city's broadband wifi connectivity it is rolling out. It is all part of becoming a smart city.
At the first Lead SA #ChangeMakers Conference, held in Johannesburg, leaders in business and community projects spoke about how they had made a success with their initiatives. The Lead SA Heroes were also announced.
A group of students and lecturers from the University of Johannesburg, a solar car, and a deep passion to spread the word about green technology and the wonders of engineering, are on an epic road trip from Joburg to Botswana, via Namibia.
Phakama Women's Academy, a corporate social investment mentoring programme, has set 25 young women on the road to success in the marketing and communications industry.
Dr Buyisiwe Sondezi is a rare breed. The University of Johannesburg student overcame early stumbling blocks as a young learner to become the first woman in Africa to be awarded a doctoral degree in experimental physics of highly correlated matter.
Works by artist and holy man Jackson Hlungwani are on show at the University of Johannesburg. The show, curated by Nessa Leibhammer, includes many of his sublime creations, notably many of his fish sculptures. A New Jerusalem – Jackson Hlungwani includes photographs of his sacred site.