For three and a half years, Sonja Kruse was absent from her life: first she was physically absent while she walked around the country, and then she was emotionally absent as she collated her experiences in a book. But the result is a journey of discovery about what it means to be a South African.
He's only 20 years old, but South African Caspar Lee is already a multimillionaire – thanks to YouTube and the 3.1-million subscribers to his channel. More than that, he's starred in a major new movie, has appeared on British radio and TV, and is trying his hand at live standup comedy.
Bram Fischer was Afrikaner royalty, but in forging his own identity he showed that it was possible for Afrikaners to reject apartheid while claiming their tribe. He was a man of courage and integrity, and a play of his life is telling his important story to a new generation. We cannot forget our history, says the playwright.
When choosing who to treat while under fire, Doctors Without Borders medics make life-altering decisions every day. Now the organisation asks if ordinary South Africans can handle those decisions, and to support the heroes who do.
In an age of celebrity chefs, Jenny Morris was the first South African to have her own show on the Food Network television channel. About her passion for food, she says: "It's a love affair in the true sense of the word, one that employs all the senses." And she encourages everyone to have a bite.