Students of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology were given a task to share stories of their community, in order for them to identify with one another. These stories capture the challenges they have overcome and aims to shape them as aspiring teachers.
A planned sequel to Nelson Mandela's autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, will unpack the years when he was the president of South Africa. Mandela began the book in 1998 but was unable to complete it. Now a group of former senior advisers will finish the task for him.
On 21 March 1960, 55 years ago, 69 people were killed and hundreds wounded during a peaceful protest against the pass laws. It was a watershed moment, in hindsight marking the beginning of the end for the apartheid government.
International stars are increasingly getting involved in good work across the globe. And South Africa is benefitting from their philanthropic endeavours. Issues under the spotlight are HIV and Aids, as well as rhino poaching and wildlife conservation.
Apartheid laws were designed to segregate South Africa’s population in terms of race. The majority suffered discrimination in terms of education, economic rights, social standing, and eventually even citizenship. Today, the Bill of Rights enshrines many rights denied in the past.
As download speeds in South Africa increase, and as technology becomes more widely available, more and more people – youngsters in particular – are turning to vlogging as a way of expressing their opinions and commenting on their world. You can watch anything from makeup tips to cat videos.
Read the full text of South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural national Budget speech, the fifth in the country's democratic Parliament, delivered on 25 February 2015.
It is not unusual for different animal species like lions and buffalo to be seen fighting. Tourists in the Kruger National Park area recently got a fright when a buffalo surprised them by turning towards their cars to get lions off his back.
South Africa has spent more than R29-million on bursaries in engineering, astrophysics and astronomy in the past nine years, riding on the back of the SKA project. Young scientists from across the continent have benefited. One day, they may win Nobel prizes for their innovations.
With canoe-cracking rocks, steaming rapids, broiling heat and arduous terrain, the Dusi Canoe Marathon makes for a race that truly tests mental and physical strength. The 62-year-old competition still attracts serious endurance athletes and old warriors.
Organisers of the MTN Radio Awards have called on radio stations across the continent to stand against the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa by broadcasting the new Africa Against Ebola and Xenophobia rendition of "We Are the World".