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Inaugural Under 35 Mavericks Awards 2014

The Maverick Awards are SA's first youth entrepreneurship excellence awards, hosted by Under 35 Mavericks in partnership with private and public sector organisations.

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Massive literacy campaign rolls out with billboards, radio and video

Massive literacy campaign rolls out with billboards, radio and video

Nal'ibali has launched a huge billboard campaign, including videos at taxi ranks, to raise awareness of the importance of storytelling to give children a better start in life.
Counting wild dogs in the Kruger

Counting wild dogs in the Kruger

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. 
Mxit app for feature phones spreads the love of reading

Mxit app for feature phones spreads the love of reading

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.
Solar schoolbag lights up homework for rural kids

Solar schoolbag lights up homework for rural kids

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.
MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports anti-poaching efforts

MyPlanet Rhino Fund supports anti-poaching efforts

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. 
Solar-powered MP3 players to boost English literacy in SA schools

Solar-powered MP3 players to boost English literacy in SA schools

The Department of Education has partnered with the British Council to roll out the Learn English Audio Project in rural schools to improve the teaching and learning of English.
Sasol gets women - and water - wise

Sasol gets women - and water - wise

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.
 Giggling Gourmet praises good food

Giggling Gourmet praises good food

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 silkscapes capture Africa's urban vibe

Billie Zangewa's silkscapes capture Africa's urban vibe

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.
Jeweller Kevin Friedman gilds the ordinary

Jeweller Kevin Friedman gilds the ordinary

Jewellery artist Kevin Friedman finds the beauty in the ordinary, then embellishes it with the sparkle of diamonds, to the coveted acclaim of the luxury goods market and his fellow artists.

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