As the 21st International Aids Conference in Durban drew to a close, Prince Harry and Elton John joined a panel discussion on HIV/Aids and the youth. They hailed the progress made and stressed the need to continue the good work to empower young people.
It has been a century since South African and other soldiers lost their lives in World War I. The refurbishment of the Delville Wood South African National Memorial in France means that every South African soldier who fought is now honoured. Previously the contribution of black soldiers was sidelined.
As South Africa hosts the International Aids Conference for the second time since 2000, we bring you the numbers showing our progress in the fight against the disease over the past 16 years.
To celebrate Unesco’s International World Book and Copyright Day on 23 April, an annual event that promotes reading and highlights the importance of creative ownership, we bring you an infographic on the basic concepts of copyright.
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.
South Africa has done enough to prevent its debt from being downgraded to junk by S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told Bloomberg TV on Wednesday.
Fifa’s new secretary-general is an African, and just as extraordinary, a woman. Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s appointment is being greeted with optimism in the football world with Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino believing she is the best person to help him rebuild the organisation.
By spending $40 billion a year until 2030, African governments hopes to meet the African Union Agenda 2063 decree of universal electrification. Social entrepreneurs, like musician Sudha Kheterpal and the Spark electricity-generating musical instrument, are stepping in to help bring that goal a little closer.