South Africa’s overall global reputation has remained steady for the second consecutive year – this is according to the latest Anholt-GfK Nation Brands Index, an annual survey which measures global perceptions of 50 countries worldwide.
• 'Don't underestimate South Africans
Only in its third month of operation, a Policy Action Network portal, dedicated solely to the topic of children's rights and equity, is receiving keen attention from academics and people working in the field.
• South Africa’s child rights hero
Planning minister Trevor Manuel has detailed an ambitious national development plan that, if properly and successfully implemented, will see South Africa boast an employment level heading towards 90%, no poverty, and strong economic growth by 2030.
• Manuel to head global green fund
Mary Robinson, former Irish president, member of The Elders, and president of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, delivered the tenth Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture on 5 August 2012 at the Cape Town City Hall.
• Mandela archive goes live