The portable iBox is changing teaching at many South African schools. It combines ICT with high-tech presentation facilities, giving teachers a valuable resource. The remote clickers help them assess levels of understanding among pupils. The proof, believe some, can be seen in the pudding.
Bernard Viljoen works with former street children in downtown Jozi. Using disposable cameras, they are finding their voices and carving a path out of the wilderness. I Was Shot In Joburg is proving to be a saviour for these young boys, who otherwise would have fallen through the cracks.
The remarkable story of heraldry expert Fred Brownell's last-minute development of South Africa's six-colour flag back in early 1994, when the country was teetering between civil war and – the ultimate outcome – a nation united under one flag.
In a small village outside Kruger National Park, education, health care, employment and sustainability are key. Along with wildlife conservation, a safari lodge is putting into practice its social principles in creating a positive culture within the community.
Thousands of children go to school without breakfast. They are lethargic and cannot concentrate. This makes teaching and learning impossible, trapping them in poverty. Alongside government feeding schemes, the private sector has initiatives to put food in every child's stomach.
Nearly three-quarters of South Africa's industry is housed in South Durban. The pollution – and a toxic waste dump – has had a devastating effect on local residents. But the community is fighting back, led by activist Desmond D'Sa and the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance.