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Free State pupil wins Nal’ibali’s nationwide storytelling talent search

Free State pupil wins Nal’ibali’s nationwide storytelling talent search

(Bloemfontein) – Nal’ibali, the national-reading-for-enjoyment campaign, has announced 11-year-old Lindiwe Makhoba from Mangaung, Bloemfontein, as the national winner of its annual storytelling contest, Story…

Meet KZN’s first black female neurosurgeon

Meet KZN’s first black female neurosurgeon

(Johannesburg) – Dr Nomusa Shezi knew as early as Grade 3 that she wanted to be a doctor: she remembers writing in an English essay as a little girl that she…

Google for our parks

Google for our parks

(Johannesburg) – A team of nature-loving South Africans in partnership with Google Street View have released a large collection of 360-degree imagery of the country’s wildest areas. The…

Working for Water keeps polluted Swartkops alive

Working for Water keeps polluted Swartkops alive

(Port Elizabeth) – Access to clean water is a basic human right but, were it not for the ongoing battle being fought by Working for Water, the future could be very…

Starbucks prepares for its Durban opening

Starbucks prepares for its Durban opening

(Durban) – The countdown has begun for coffee lovers on the East Coast! Durban is the third city (after Johannesburg and Pretoria) to welcome Starbucks to sunny SA with the…

Nelson Mandela Bay construction industry boost

Nelson Mandela Bay construction industry boost

(Port Elizabeth) – In a welcome year-end boost for the lagging Nelson Mandela Bay construction industry, ground is set to break in December on the R1-billion Phase One development…

Plenty to do for youngsters in Addo during the school holidays

Plenty to do for youngsters in Addo during the school holidays

Staff at Addo Elephant National Park are adding the finer details to their plans for this year’s December school holiday programme, taking place from 4 to 14 December. On…

Train robbery hero learning to walk again, sights set on Paralympics

Train robbery hero learning to walk again, sights set on Paralympics

(Cape Town) – Left with a disability after trying to stop a train robbery, Darryn August, a man who never backs down from a challenge, now has his sights set…

Bright future for SA Maritime Industry

Bright future for SA Maritime Industry

(Cape Town) – Technological advances and digitalisation are changing the face of the maritime industry – but rather than this being a threat to South African jobs, it opens up a myriad…

Johannesburg based women’s medical imaging centre achieves international MRI accreditation

Johannesburg based women’s medical imaging centre achieves international MRI accreditation

(Johannesburg) – The radiology department at Netcare Park Lane Hospital in Johannesburg has been awarded international accreditation in breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). It…