The open-source SchoolTool school administration software, conceived in Cape Town by South African Mark Shuttleworth in 2000, is now available in version 1.0 under Shuttleworth's Ubuntu Linux distribution.
The Eastern Cape's Nelson Mandela Bay municipality has made it onto the 2009 list of the world's 21 most intelligent communities, emulating Cape Town which, the year before, was the first African city ever to make it to the list.
Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s new president, has announced a new structure to his governing cabinet, with a some departments split in two, others renamed or newly created, and a number of new or redeployed ministers and deputy ministers.
The newly sworn in members of the South African parliament have voted in African National Congress president Jacob Zuma as the
country's next president in the National Assembly, during their first