Brand South Africa, in conjunction with Sporting Chance, hosted the Play Your Part Rugby Activation at the Khayelitsha Rugby Stadium, in Cape Town. Coached by a former Springbok Sevens player, the children were not only taught rugby skills but also the health benefits of an active lifestyle.
Students across the world are calling on universities to bridge the gap between the academic and working environments. South African students, in particular, want corporates to step in and help develop courses catering for their particular fields.
The low-cost Practical Approach to Care Kit, or Pack, which allows healthcare workers to diagnose and manage a range of common ailments, is now being rolled out by South Africa's University of Cape Town.
Siyasebenza, or we are working, is Ithala's newest initiative. It is a holistic programme focusing on all aspects of enterprise development through outreach. The main target is small, medium and micro enterprises, and co-operatives.
Youth Month is an opportunity - Catherine Constantinides
Young people are capable of tackling challenges, and playing their part to improve South Africa, says Catherine Constantinides, former Miss Earth South Africa. "Today's youth. Tomorrow's leaders. Play Your Part #YouthMonth"
It's time to count just how many cheetahs and African wild dogs there are in the Kruger National Park. Send in your photos to help identify individual animals and you could stand to win cameras, weekends away and wine hampers.
Rhinos are being slaughtered to feed a demand for rhino horn powder in southeast Asia. Now a campaign to stop the carnage is appealing to the very people who consume the powder believing it will bring them success. Power comes from yourself; luck comes from hard work, say its role models.
The Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign has joined forces with Mxit Reach to launch a new app to put children's stories and literacy tips into the hands of South African caregivers and their children.
A schoolbag that, at night, turns on the lights for children to do their homework. This is the brainchild of power team Rea Ngwane (22) and Thato Kgatlhanye (21) who have developed and successfully launched a community-driven business producing Repurpose Schoolbags.
The MyPlanet Rhino Fund has raised some R1.318-million in the past year to support anti-poaching efforts. On International Rhino Day, the fund reminds South Africans to take their responsibility as custodians of the planet seriously.
Mining is an adversarial environment for women, says Sasol's executive vice president Nolitha Fakude. But through the petroleum giant's Women Empowerment Strategy, she aims to create a safe and fulfilling work environment for women in the company.
In an age of celebrity chefs, Jenny Morris was the first South African to have her own show on the Food Network television channel. About her passion for food, she says: "It's a love affair in the true sense of the word, one that employs all the senses."
Billie Zangewa's silk tapestries mirror the world of the contemporary urban African woman. A sometime soul singer and lauded textiles artist, she describes her evocative works as visually sensual and self-exploratory.