South Africa, home to the world's first Rhino Orphanage, aims to play a major part in the battle to protect the species. The orphanage rescues and rehabilitates the youngest victims of the illegal trade in rhino horn.
Gold medal-winning swimmer Natalie Du Toit, one of South Africa's best-loved athletes, will feature in the next instalment of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, to be aired on Sunday 27 July at 9pm on SABC2.
As SA celebrates 20 years of democracy, a truly inspiring TV series titled Play Your Part debuts on SABC 2 on 15 June. Hosted by Kabelo Mabalane, the series aims to inspire and ignite South Africans to take action and make a difference in their communities.
Club Travel staff rallied behind Mandela Day and the "67 Blankets for Madiba" campaign by using nearly 50km of wool to craft blankets, which were auctioned to benefit abused women and their children at the Sisters Incorporated shelter in Cape Town.
Vodacom staff in the Western Cape answered the call to serve on Mandela Day by packing 9 000 food parcels for distribution to schools attended by children from impoverished backgrounds, in the outlying areas of the Cape.
The sixth episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part television series, which airs on SABC 2 on Sunday 20 July at 9pm, features pioneering South Africans who are Playing their Part by pushing the boundaries of technology, the environment and space.
Is the universe expanding? What is dark energy? What's the deal with gravity? And the biggest question of all; are we alone? The Square Kilometre Array, which will aim to answer these questions and more, is slowly taking shape in a remote corner of South Africa's starry-skied Karoo.
President Jacob Zuma will take part in an Operation Clean Up for Madiba activity at the Nelson Mandela School of Science and Technology in the Eastern Cape on Friday. Zuma has called on all South Africans to mark Mandela Day and "demonstrate our love for our beautiful country . . .".
Nelson Mandela taught us not to let our circumstances stop us from achieving greatness. Mandla Maseko is doing just that. A part-time DJ from Mabopane who had to put his studies on hold because of financial constraints, is to become the first black astronaut.
Over 750 volunteers gathered in Pelican Park in Cape Town on Monday morning for the start of International Nelson Mandela Build Week. The goal: to build at least 67 houses in one week, to be handed over to their new owners on Nelson Mandela Day.