The World Wide Fund for Nature's Biodiversity and Wine Initiative was established in 2004 with the aim of boosting joint efforts between conservation groups and South Africa's wine industry, and now boasts 195 members.
• SA wines lead 'green' label drive
The terminally ill patients at Tshepiso hospice, west of Johannesburg, recently received a generous donation of leisure equipment to help keep them mentally stimulated and entertained while they rest and build up strength.
• South Africa's women farmers root out hunger
The South African Department of Health has announced plans to make it safer and more financially rewarding for doctors and nurses who work with high-risk multidrug- resistant and extensively drug-resistant TB patients.
• Africa TB nurses lauded
Naledi Pandor, South Africa’s minister of science and technology, has been chosen as one of five prominent international figures to serve as adjudicators for a major prize for education – the most recently introduced accolade of its kind in the world.
• Prestigious award for UCT project