If unity and pride is an outcome, the means to get there is by caring for one another and creating a sense of community, according to researchers at a Brand South Africa forum on social cohesion.
Women's Month is under way in South Africa, making it an apt time to examine progress women have made in gaining equality, as well as look at what more can be done. Statistics have shown women still spend more time doing unpaid housework than men, but there are ways to rectify that.
On Wednesday 3 August South Africa goes to the polls for the 2016 local government elections. You're a first-time voter, and a little unsure about what to expect or what you have to do? Here’s an eight-step guide to voting.
As South Africa hosts the International Aids Conference for the second time since 2000, we bring you the numbers showing our progress in the fight against the disease over the past 16 years.
Launched in 2014, the Queen's Young Leaders programme honours young people across the Commonwealth who are contributing to the improvement of their societies. Two South Africans were among those who received awards this year at Buckingham Palace.
Father Michael Lapsley came to South Africa from New Zealand as a young man. In his adopted home, he could not ignore the horrors of apartheid. For his contribution to peace and reconciliation, he was recently named the recipient of the Public Peace Prize 2016 in the category "Global Peace and Reconciliation – Internationally Reputed Peacemaker".
South Africa's first Anti-Racism Week starts on 14 March and ends on Human Rights Day, 21 March. It comes from various civil society organisations, with the aim of uniting South Africans and celebrating our commonalities. We look back on inspiring leaders, and what they have said about unity.