upliftment

Celebrating the agents of change for child-headed homes in South Africa

When everything is normal and life is happening all around us, we often fall blind to the challenges of other people. It is back...

Nation Branding in action: reaching the masses in 2018

It is imperative that one takes the time out to look back and reflect on the efforts put into achieving a successful year. To...

Meet South Africa’s Queen of Boerewors

Limpopo butchery manager Queen Mathebula is the winner of the 2017 Shoprite Checkers Championship Boerewors competition, the annual heritage event dedicated to finding the...

The NDP at five: lessons learnt, emerging challenges and enhancing implementation

The plan was about our dreams and aspirations and actionable steps to achieve them, said Minister Jeff Radebe, in recounting its successes. Sulaiman Philip The National...

Cookbook celebrates South Africa’s culinary heritage

South African chef Nompumelelo Mqwebu is taking local cuisine to the world with the release of her new cookbook, Through the Eyes of an...

Play Your Part episode three: Get involved with the initiatives

The Play Your Part television series this week features Tebogo Ditshego, Karin Landi, and Tshiamo Legoale, all of whom contribute to making South Africa...

Play Your Part series episode two: Get involved with the initiatives

The Play Your Part television series this week shows how entrepreneur and radio host Zareef Minty, Nina Venjakob of the initiative Out of the...

Abalone aquaculture could end poaching

Poaching has almost wiped out abalone along South Africa's coast, but a research project is showing a viable way to build a commercial farm...

A first for Africa: graduating with an indigenous knowledge degree

It’s Africa Month so we take a look at the degree in indigenous knowledge systems offered at North West University. The first batch of...

Iron Lady of manganese takes on mining’s big boys

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi is the owner of a multimillion-rand manganese mine in the arid Northern Cape town of Hotazel and one of a handful of women in South Africa's mining industry. Battle-hardened by her experiences in the struggle against apartheid, she's not afraid to tackle those who stand in her way.