South African celebrity chef and author Sibahle Mtongana is combining her love for food with philanthropy. She has been appointed a global impact ambassador for Stop Hunger Now and recently travelled to the US as part of her role. We find out more from her.
Since October is Marine Month, we’ve decided to concentrate on South Africa’s national fish, the galjoen. Did you know it is only found along the southern African coast? Find out more.
Stories have the power to change the world for the better, and a nation that reads is one that is empowered. Nal'ibali, which encourages storytelling and reading, is hosting a nationwide competition to find the next Story Bosso title holder. People can submit stories in all 11 official languages.
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.
A province-wide solution is needed to solve the increasing issue of congestion that goes beyond convincing people to use public transport. An integrated system using a single card fare and backed up by real-time information, managed by a Gauteng Transport Authority may be the answer.
The medium-term budget presented by finance minister Pravin Gordhan this week is somewhat optimistic. He has released funds to tackle some of South Africa’s more urgent concerns, particularly reforms in education.
Marine Month is the perfect time for a visit to the aquarium, where sea creatures and humans meet. The two biggest in South Africa are the uShaka Marine World in Durban and the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town.
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.