Mandela Day inspires reading culture

Nelson Mandela Day

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) will today launch its Book Flood Campaign in celebration of International Nelson Mandela Day. … [Read more...]

Nadine Gordimer passes away

Nadine Gordimer

President Jacob Zuma has conveyed his condolences following the passing of Nobel Prize winner and South African author Nadine Gordimer. … [Read more...]

Youth stand up to be counted

sa youth

Young people have urged government to involve them in policy making platforms and decisions that are aimed at addressing issues that affect them. … [Read more...]

Minister speaks on new immigration regulations

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Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom says the regulation of immigration matters is the constitutional responsibility of the Department of Home Affairs. … [Read more...]

University attendance low among blacks

UCT - University of Cape Town

University attendance for black South Africans remains low, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Wednesday. “Blacks don’t participate in universities to the same extent as whites and Indians. There’s just a too small number of … [Read more...]

Team SA for Glasgow CWG 2014 named


The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) says it wants Team SA to scoop no less that 43 medals at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. … [Read more...]

Youth Moving SA Forward


While unemployment among young people has remained stubbornly high following the 2008 recession, the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is beginning to see the positive impact of its varied interventions to ride out this … [Read more...]

Finalists in MDDA-Sanlam Media Awards

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The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) and Sanlam have announced the finalists for the 2013 MDDA-Sanlam Local Media Awards following the conclusion of judging for both broadcast and print sections of the competition. … [Read more...]

South Africa votes

sa vote

As the sun rises this chilly Wednesday morning, many South Africans are already out and about, heading to the polls, to exercise their democratic right to elect the country’s fifth government. … [Read more...]

SA celebrates Freedom Day

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Today the country marks two decades since South Africans of all races voted in its first free and fair election in 1994, ushering in a new democratic dispensation. … [Read more...]