New South African film Hopeville, due to hit the cinema circuit on 3 September 2010, spreads the message that even one person, when they have the courage to take action, can make a big difference in many lives.
• SA film shines at Zanzibar festival
The recent Life Beats workshop brought together artists, journalists, HIV activists and health experts from around Johannesburg to discuss ways in which to keep the story of the HIV/Aids epidemic alive.
• Soweto to get a second state hospital
At a recent meeting in Pretoria, representatives of three African academic institutions reported to Unesco on the progress of its science journalism initiative, launched in 2008 to develop a post-graduate curriculum in science, health and environmental reporting.
• Reshaping reportage on Africa
"Our hosting of the World Cup was, and has been, about the creation of new realities and the destruction of old myths and pessimism about South Africa," Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said at the Financial Times Future and Legacy Dinner on 22 July. Read the full speech.
• A legacy of harmony and pride