The small village famous as the birth place of Nelson Mandela will soon have a school of science and technology. It is envisaged that the school will help improve South Africa’s education standing, and open the doors to more career options for poor rural youth.
• Maths, science teaching gets boost
The Indiafrica Festival 2013, which takes place in Johannesburg between 13 and 24 May, marks the culmination of the second edition of Indiafrica: A shared future, an initiative that targets young entrepreneurs and artists from both countries.
• India and SA growing together
Technology is coming to the assistance of under-resourced rural schools in the form of Obami. On a road trip through the country, its creators "experienced hope. There's an undeniable sense ... that as a nation, we can pull together and conquer".
• Safe social portal for scholars
A passionate volunteer, an NGO, and a few private sector groups wanting to get involved have made a real difference in the lives of children in Umlazi, setting up a music school and a library in converted containers.
• Getting internet from the sun