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EVEN IN CHAOS SOUTH AFRICANS STILL SHOW THEIR IDENTITY: A TRUE SENSE OF UBUNTU

  The past week has been critical and intense for South Africa, yet despite the display of demonstrations, citizens...

Playing Your Part during Lockdown Level 4

By Mduduzi Malinga As the lockdown restrictions have been eased, South Africa has moved to lockdown level 4, allowing the phased reopening of some businesses...

South Africans Abroad commemorate their unique diverse Heritage

                    By Phindi Maduna September 24 is celebrated as Heritage Month in South Africa. During this month, South Africans, not only at home but also abroad,...

Young South Africans speak out against Gender-Based Violence

Young South Africans speak out against Gender-Based Violence. The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is an international awareness...

Join GEM this Mandela Month

If you're not sure what you'll be doing this Mandela Month, why not join GEM and Brand South Africa in helping those in need....

South African women break coding gender stereotypes

Several South African women have made it their mission to change the perception that the tech industry is a place only for men. They...

Guide: what you can do on Mandela Day

The Nelson Mandela Foundation encourages people to carry out their volunteer work for the long term, starting on Mandela Day. Brand South Africa reporter In time...

GEM volunteers splash colour on Mandela Day

Volunteers joined GEM and Play Your Part to give Sparrow Schools a little facelift and a burst of fresh colour on Mandela Day. (Image:Tshepang...

South Africa on world’s top 51 most powerful passports list

South African citizens have visa-free access to no fewer than 97 of the world's 194 countries - earning the passport a ranking of 42 out of 51 on travel site GoEuro's 'Ultimate Passport' list.

Volunteers to package 822 000 meals on Mandela Day

A record number of 6 000-plus volunteers will package 822 000 meals - enough to feed over 6 000 pre-school learners for a year - in a single day during a Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa event.