Starting out by teaching mineworkers’ children to make jewellery, Isaac Nkwe, founder of the Infundiso Skills Development Project, has now trained hundreds of young people in the craft and opened jewellery schools across South Africa.
• Hair academy empowers women
Only two of the statues outside Westminster are not of British leaders, and both are South African. After President Jacob Zuma’s state visit to the UK, John Battersby reflects on the long and deep relationship between the two countries.
• Gallery: Zuma's UK state visit
See the highlights of South African President Jacob Zuma's three-day state visit to the UK, where he and his entourage met with Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Prince Edward and other British luminaries.
• Zuma's 2010 plan of action
• Budget big on education, jobs