The Hector Pieterson Foundation focusses on working with youth. This Youth Month they have partnered with the city of Johannesburg to launch a series of dialogues aimed at the youth of Soweto. Entitled Recall Your History, the first one took place at NASREC on 17 June.
Since the inaugural Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in 2003, speakers have been notable global leaders in their field – be it politics, human rights or economics. This year will be no different. Microsoft co-founder and global philanthropist Bill Gates will deliver the 14th annual lecture on the eve of Mandela Day.
Father Michael Lapsley came to South Africa from New Zealand as a young man. In his adopted home, he could not ignore the horrors of apartheid. For his contribution to peace and reconciliation, he was recently named the recipient of the Public Peace Prize 2016 in the category "Global Peace and Reconciliation – Internationally Reputed Peacemaker".
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.
Building South Africa's reputation in Africa will take effort from business and the government, as well as all South Africans, a research seminar on the nation's reputation hears. While South African businesses were respected in other African countries, South Africans were at times perceived as imposing and aggressive.
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.
Winning the highbrow game of Scrabble requires a vast vocabulary, lightning-fast analytical thinking and cunning strategy. One continent dominates global competition: Africa. A quarter of the world's top 100 Scrabble players come from the continent, 23 of them from Nigeria. And Nigerian Wellington Jighere was recently crowned World Scrabble Champion.