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#Mandela100: Centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth - a tribute in poems
#Mandela100: Centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth - a tribute in poems

The centenary of the birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela offers a rich opportunity to reflect on the life of South Africa's extraordinary political leader...

By Louise Bethlehem and Karin Berkman 1 day ago

Gay couples complain of discrimination at Home Affairs
Gay couples complain of discrimination at Home Affairs

A 32-year-old gay woman from Khayelitsha said she recently tried to marry her partner at the Khayelitsha Home Affairs office but the official refused...

By Tariro Washinyira 1 day ago

#Mandela100: Radisson Hotel SA supports SOS Children's Village

"Responsible business is at the heart of our company's promise of making every moment matter, which also means that we support and help advance the communities in which we operate. Our partnership with SOS will allow us to help provide a home and a better future for the most vulnerable children."

2 hours ago

R5m in bursaries available from Bursary Lottery

The newly launched Bursarylottery.co.za aims to connect South African students with financial assistance options to further their education...

16 hours ago

Was the water shortage caused by farmers, city dwellers or drought?

Much has been argued about the causes of the 2017 Cape Town water crisis...

By Piotr Wolski 20 hours ago

Growth in store for SA's first deaf-run coffee shop

I Love Coffee, a Cape-based social enterprise that trains and employs deaf baristas to work as frontline staff in its stores, plans to open as many as five new outlets over the next twelve months...

21 hours ago

Crytocurrency to power solar projects

With more than one-billion people still living without electricity, which severely inhibits economic development and basic human rights including health, education, safety and security...

22 hours ago

Samrand keeps its cool

Despite the sweltering summer heat in Gauteng in recent years, the Samrand data centre has literally kept its cool with an average annual PUE of 1.2 over three years.

Issued by Hetzner 17 hours ago

#Mandela100: 'We have no choice but to move forward' - Obama

"Let me tell you what I believe. I believe in Nelson Mandela's vision, I believe in a vision shared by Gandhi and King..."

2 days ago

#Mandela100: Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme launched

The Mandela Institute for Development Studies in partnership with Gra├ža Machel Trust and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) will today, 18 July, announce...

1 day ago

#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet recently partnered with Better SA to host a collaborative volunteer event to help address youth unemployment in SA...

1 day ago

#Mandela100: Obama pays tribute to Mandela and invites the world to find its better angels

The world is celebrating the memory and legacy of one of Africa's most illustrious leaders, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela...

By Cheryl Hendricks and Keith Gottschalk 2 days ago

#Mandela100: Obama and active citizenship: why his Mandela address matters

Former US President Barack Obama's Nelson Mandela Annual lecture in honour of the centennial commemoration of Mandela's birth is slated to be...

By Aaron X. Smith 2 days ago

Dlamini-Zuma urges BRICS Youth Summit to prioritise gender equality

Minister in the presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has encouraged delegates at the BRICS Youth Summit to pay particular attention to...

2 days ago

#Mandela100: What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day

In a recent poll of over 200 NPOs, we asked them what their biggest challenge was when it came to working with corporates...

By Joanne van der Walt 3 days ago

67 minutes for Madiba

This Mandela Day Sizanani and Eskilz will be visiting Mother of Peace Orphanage and are looking for sponsors to assist them in making a difference in these kids' lives...

Issued by Eskilz College 3 days ago

Enter the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

South African engineers and those from other sub-Saharan countries are invited to enter the fifth edition...

3 days ago

AECOM Trust prioritises women empowerment with 3 more bursary recipients

AECOM is providing financial assistance to young women in previously disadvantaged communities, awarding bursaries through its Educational Trust...

3 days ago

Goedgedacht popup classroom

The Goedgedacht Trust is an organisation that builds schools in impoverished areas throughout Africa - opening the door to success through learning...

Issued by Bittersuite 3 days ago

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