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
With successful fog harvesting projects running in other parts of the country, Mpumalanga province is the latest site for an initiative that will help ease the burden on communities in terms of access to fresh, good quality water.
• New solutions for water conservation