Ahead of this year's Olympic Games, we look back at South Africa's highlights in the global sporting competition. Following its readmittance to international sport in 1992, South Africa has steadily improved its medal tally.
The Smile Foundation South Africa, founded in 2000 after a plea from President Nelson Mandela, changed Sylvia Mchunu's daughter's life.
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.
The Springboks rugby squad discovered the warmth of South Africans as the team were left to make their own way from Cape Town to their Stellenbosch training camp, using only the goodwill of the public. The video of their journey - hashtagged #LoveRugby - has garnered thousands of views.
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.