Former South African President Nelson Mandela

Help Make this Year’s Mandela Day the Biggest Ever!

President Zuma has called upon all South Africans to demonstrate their love and appreciation for ailing former President Nelson Mandela by making this year's...
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A wild beard and fierce convictions

Dennis Brutus pensively stroked his silver beard with both hands, thinking about the time in 1959 when Brazilian football club Portuguesa Santista were planning...
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SA’s youth can beat drugs

South African Jarred Gaskin was 17 years old when he was chosen to play for Arsenal Football Club’s youth team in England. He returned...

Triggerfish takes on the big boys

  Triggerfish is already Africa’s largest animation studio, and with world-class features like Zambezia (2012) and Khumba (2013) under its belt, the company is now in the big league and...

Youth Day to mark student protest

Commemorative events will take place in Alexandra township, the suburb of Westdene in north-western Johannesburg, and Soweto, where the original uprising began. Johannesburg's executive mayor...

Daniel Duda’s success story

Not many young people these days think of becoming a plumber. But Daniel Duda did and now he has the world at his feet. The...

The genius from the townships

  His mother dropped out of school to have him when she was 18. He went to school in the townships, where his family lived...

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Former Capetonian Stelio Savante is making history in a lead role filmed in Equatorial Guinea. This is the first feature film to ever be...
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Rockefeller invests in African youth

Africa has the youngest population in the world, yet they are mostly unemployed or underemployed, even those who are educated. This, experts believe, is...

Down the !Gariep River by kayak

  The !Gariep River – which is also known as the Orange – is South Africa's longest river, at over 2 000km, and it...

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