Three South African women who set off on a daring expedition six weeks ago to cross Europe in the 16 000km Mongol Rally from the UK to Mongolia to raise money for charity, have successfully completed their journey.
• African adventure for local woman
The matric dance is a highlight of the final year of high school, but dressing up can be financially impossible for some. A couple of non-profit organisations have stepped in to help by providing dresses, makeup, accessories and even transport.
• Matrics excel despite hardships
Nedbank’s new R9-million (US$1.3-million) investment in the South African branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF-SA) Water Balance Programme will help sustain ecosystems in two of the country’s largest catchment areas.
• New solutions for water conservation