Thanks to canny survival skills learnt in the bush, former Umkhonto we Sizwe soldier Norman Mpedi has launched a successful organic juice manufacturing operation, using wild indigenous fruit harvested in Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal.
• Paying it forward with goat farming
Dr Christian Neethling Barnard – famous for performing the first ever human heart transplant - was honoured in early December by the City of Cape Town, which named a street after the brilliant South African cardiac surgeon.
• Barnard: surgeon with heart
Brand South Africa hosted its eighth stakeholder summit in the Western Cape on 8 December 2011, where it partnered with local agencies to showcase the province's diverse strengths and rigorously debate current challenges it – and the country as a whole – faces.
• Local industry leads at NW summit