Danish development specialist Line Hadsbjerg grew up in Kenya and South Africa, and has now shown her love for her adopted homeland in a book profiling remarkable South Africans, those in the public eye as well as ordinary citizens.
• Remarkable SA women hailed
Six South African mountaineers have set a new benchmark, climbing to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro barefoot – and all done to raise funds for the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital and Paediatric Healthcare in Cape Town.
• Parlotones to climb Kili for charity
Angela Larkan, the founder of non-profit organisation Thanda, has been named the Clarins Most Dynamic Woman of the Year for 2011 in recognition of her ongoing work to fight the destructive impact of HIV/Aids and poverty on orphans in rural communities.
• Young SA disability activist lauded
South Africa's Cherilyn Ireton has been appointed as executive director of the World Editors Forum, a global network that represents newsroom editors worldwide. This is a double first for the country, as Ireton is also the first woman to head the organisation.
• Social media growing strong in SA