March is Human Rights Month, a time when South Africans celebrate the progressive rights granted to them in the Constitution. But do you really know these rights? Our handy plain English guide to the Bill of Rights will help you get to know both your rights and those of your fellow South Africans.
Many South African schoolchildren have little access to learning materials. With this mind, Vodacom has launched its e-school, a learning platform offering internet access to educational content for grades 10 to 12, based on the South African Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements.
The Sibikwa Storytelling Festival aims to build social cohesion, promote indigenous languages, give a platform to sign language, and build national identity. Running over a week at two venues in Soweto, it has a programme for youngsters, as well as open mic sessions.
Shack fires, deaths from smoke inhalation and darkness in informal settlements could be problems of the past once four new inventions become staples of everyday life.
The bodies of 11 South Africans killed when a church building collapsed in Lagos are to be brought home, nearly five months after the disaster. An airforce plane is expected to land at Waterkloof carrying the bodies on 4 February, finally bringing closure to the bereaved.