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Run for Love 2018

One man running solo from the most southern to the most northern tip of Africa — a marathon a day for a year, through 24 countries, barefoot  — with the aim of spreading a...

Wonder Woman: Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng

Of all the obstacles one has to overcome in order to complete one's degree, arriving at Graduation Day and being unable to receive one's much deserved certificate as a result of financial difficulties must...

A group of 18,000 blood do­na­tions con­tributes to sta­bil­ity of blood sup­ply in South...

Blood short­ages due to COVID-19 are preva­lent across the world. In Jan­u­ary, the Amer­i­can Red Cross de­clared “a na­tional blood cri­sis” pois­ing a great risk to pa­tient care. In March, a US-based non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion...

Beach Co-Op to launch Plastic Free July with clean-up of Mouille Point

The Beach Co-Op organisation will commemorate the start of Plastic Free July with a two hour beach clean-up of Mouille Point on 29 June. In the fight against marine pollution, Beach Co-Op and the Two...

Local Bestselling Novel Hits The Small Screen

It is often said that movies based on novels fall short of being able to move the viewer in the same way as the novel did. Whether it is true or not...

Hero of the Week: Soraya Salie

The brightness of her smile rivaled her yellow sari as she walked towards us. It is the color of peace we were told, exactly what Soraya Salie stands for.  “I think the time has come...

Heritage Month: Learn to greet in all 12 official languages

Celebrating heritage month as a South African can mean many different things. Included in this wonderful mix of colours and cultures lies an integral part of our heritage, our language. Where most countries have...

A Step Towards Responsible Ocean Conservation in Post-COVID Africa

Making Africa great sustainably and responsibly involves looking at the vital role of ocean conservation and climate change. Practical initiatives, like the beach cleanup led by the Hotlane Organisation on July 6,...

Wonder Woman: Desiree Ellis

Desiree Ellis will go down in history as the individual who made 2018 Banyana Banyana’s year to shine. South Africa stood up and took notice of the women’s national soccer team as they went...

Dietitians are at the forefront in the fight against chronic conditions

The importance of healthy habits to prevent and manage chronic conditions is highlighted in June by celebrating Global Wellness Day on 11 June and Dietitian Week from 20 to 24 June. “Too many people are...

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