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From brain drain to brain gain

From brain drain to brain gain   Why South African expats are returning home   Globally, the migration of people living in other countries, rather than their country...

Springbok captain and philanthropist, Siya Kolisi’s rise from humble beginnings inspires hope for South...

  Springbok 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning captain Siyamthanda ‘Siya’ Kolisi, recently launched a poignant autobiography, titled ‘Rise’, inspired by...

Are you healthy and happy? Meet Dr. Michael Mol

By Mduduzi Malinga Michael Benjamin Mol was born on 16 August 1971 in Cape Town, South Africa. Although he did not go for career counseling,...

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...

Remembering ‘Uncle Kathy’: Ahmed Kathrada 1929-2017

Former Rivonia trialist and anti-apartheid struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada died today, following a long illness. He was 87. After 1994, Kathrada served as a...

Remembering Joe Mafela, South African actor 1942 – 2017

Beloved star of film and television Joe Mafela died on 18 March 2017, following a road accident in Johannesburg. He was 75. CD Anderson Well known...

Graca Machel launches Mandela Day at community-built township school

"We should reach out to each other." This was the message Graca Machel, global activist and widow of South African statesman and international icon...

Chabane was ‘a quiet strategist who worked for the people’

Paying tribute to the late Collins Chabane on Thursday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said the compassionate and humble Public Service Minister had been genuinely committed to improving the lives of all South Africans.

Retired UCT academic unravels mystery of Wilde’s wife

The death of Constance Wilde, wife of playwright Oscar Wilde, remained a mystery for over a century. Now, thanks to medical sleuthing by retired UCT academic and psychiatrist Dr Ashley Robins, and Wilde's grandson Merlin Holland, the cause of her death may have been discovered.

Mandela’s peers reflect on his legacy

"He had a wonderful sense of humour. There would always be laughter with him." Naledi Pandor encourages people to have a sense of lightness when remembering Nelson Mandela, a year after his death, "because that is what he would want". She was among many reflecting on his memory.