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South Africans in all spheres of life and all around the world.

‘I only ever wanted to dance’

Teenage ballet dancer Michaela DePrince survived a brutal civil war, adapted to a new life in a faraway country, and overcame numerous challenges to...
Siyabulela Xuza

Yes, it is rocket science

Engineering whizzkid Siyabulela Lethuxolo Xuza is a young man with a big future. From the early days of experimenting with science in his mother’s kitchen...
SA plant scientist

SA plant scientist reaps top award

The African Union (AU) has honoured a South African scientist with the prestigious international Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award. The high-level accolade recognises Prof Maryke Labuschagne's...

Voetsek! Animal Charity Show

Voetsek! 2012 - Do Your Bit To Help Man’s Best Friend The 3rd annual Voetsek! Music Festival is set to take place on...
The Karoo

Karoo under threat from Fracking

A non-profit organisation is gathering momentum in its opposition to plans by gas companies to push 'fracking' into South Africa, particularly the Karoo, and...

BMX glory for Khayelitsha teen

Anita Zenani, 13, from Khayelitsha township in the Western Cape, will represent South Africa at the World BMX Championships in Denmark from 27 to 31...

SA producer gets Olympics for Korea

Caroline Rowland, a Rhodes University journalism graduate, has helped the South Korean city of Pyeongchang win the bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, with her...

Oprah Winfrey is now a Kovsie!

The University of the Free State awarded an honorary doctorate to Oprah Winfrey on Friday 24th June 2011, so now South Africa's favourite private...

SA invention helps N Darfur women

05 May 2011   A water project supported by the UN-African Union peacekeeping force (Unamid) in eight villages of North Darfur will not only facilitate residents'...
Charlene Wittstock

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