Remarkable SA women hailed

As the nation celebrates the triumphs of South African women during August, known as Women’s Month, the Mail & Guardian newspaper has joined in with...

Empowering youth for a bright future

At age 20, Neftaly Malatjie is already a distinguished leader in his community of Diepsloot, a sprawling township grappling with underdevelopment and poverty. Diepsloot Youth...

SA harbour chief makes world history

From taxi driver to South African and world maritime history-maker - this is how Captain Rufus Lekala’s life story would read if it were...

Bringing a taste of Africa to London

The African bush and all its beauty have been brought to central London in the form of a two-month photographic exhibition, Visions of Africa, made...

SA trio en route to Mongolia

A team of three determined South African women is crossing Europe in the epic 16 000km Mongol Rally from the UK to Mongolia to raise...

SA women marine pilots make history

Three South African women have set the standard in Africa by becoming the first black female marine pilots on the continent to gain open...

Sci-Bono CEO gets French knighthood

A bit of enthusiasm, mixed with passion and a dash of perseverance - these are the attributes that have earned David Kramer, the CEO...

SA opera diva’s big win in Moscow

Pretty Yende, a graduate of the South African College of Music, has brought the country’s opera singers into the spotlight by winning the prestigious Operalia...

SA pupils win World Literary Quiz

Pupils and teachers from Manor Gardens Primary School in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, are celebrating after the school’s team won the 2011 International Kids Literary Quiz in New Zealand on...
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