East London based rural development project gains recognition for its pioneering work.
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Brian Sibusiso Mpono is Playing his Part in ensuring that South Africa has a cleaner, greener future. His company, Khwezi Oils, is exploiting a new niche in the South African fuel market by making biofuel, refined from waste cooking oil, and it’s proving a hit with local trucking companies.
Two sisters have created an orphanage that has changed the lives of children in ways that they could never have imagined. Because of their efforts, these youngsters, who otherwise would have fallen through the cracks, are housed in a caring, nurturing environment that ensures their positive growth and development. And it all takes place in
From 27 February to 1 March 2014, Starfish Greathearts Organisation organised a ‘debrief camp’ for 66 committed caregivers from Nokuphila Community Services. The camp was aimed at supporting the selfless work they do on a daily basis and thanking them for their dedication to their non-profit organisations.
South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has launched the R71-million Itukise Unemployed Graduates Programme, which will help unemployed graduates get work experience by negotiating placements at companies for them.
John Makeke, a local teacher at Bopang-Kgotso Primary School in Vosloorus, witnesses first hand the impact of poverty on a child’s spirit. Makeke and teachers just like him across Vosloorus are working together with Dreamfields and the Chevrolet Ute Force to bring joy and hope to the lives of primary school children through the game
The Wilderness section of the Garden Route National Park (GRNP) isl hosting 500 learners from rural and peri-urban areas for the Kids in Parks Programme.
South Africa’s first and foremost wine route, the Stellenbosch American Express ® Wine Routes, has reaffirmed its standing as a premier wine tourism organisation, by clinching the title as Best Promotional Body at the Wine Tourism Awards 2014 of the authoritative Drinks International magazine.
OR How to triple your matric pass rate in one year and sustain it: A lesson from Manyangana In 2011, just 32% of learners at Manyangana High School in Utah, Mpumalanga passed Grade 12. In 2012, the pass rate had nearly tripled to 91% and a year later, it’s up to 99%. School principal, Elvis
The discovery of how a KwaZulu-Natal woman’s body responded to her HIV infection by making potent antibodies (called broadly neutralising antibodies, because they are able to kill multiple strains of HIV from across the world), has been released by the CAPRISA consortium of AIDS researchers jointly with scientists from the United States.