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Despite his demanding political programme, late African National Congress (ANC) leader Oliver Tambo made time for his family and when he was home, he made it count.

When current Transport Minister Joe Masangwanyi leaves government, he wants to pursue his other passion – teaching students at universities. With two Master’s Degrees and currently completing his PHD, Minister Masangwanyi can easily walk into any lecture hall or research department.

Nomahomba Nzima, 78, was only 17 years old when Oliver Tambo got married to his wife Adelaide. Although she was a young girl, Nzima cannot forget the “handsome and charismatic” Tambo and his bright smile during the wedding day to his wife in 1956.

A safe and reliable road transport infrastructure is a key basis for South Africa’s efforts to accelerate economic growth and social development. More but more critical to the effective transport infrastructure is an efficient road network.

Government has declared this year as “The Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo”. SAnews reporter Bathandwa Mbola reminds us of some of the values that this icon stood for.

Despite the current unfavourable global economic conditions, South Africa’s tourism sector continues to show resistance and growth, with the sector supporting up to 702 824 direct jobs in 2015.

Located in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality, the Coega Industrial Development Zone (Coega IDZ) is a world class infrastructure which provides the integration of services and industries with the rest of the African Continent and the World.

Located in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality, the Coega Industrial Development Zone (Coega IDZ) is a world class infrastructure which provides the integration of services and industries with the rest of the African Continent and the World.

While the government has invested a number of resources in an attempt to stop the sexual and violent abuse of women, it remains a prevalent crime.

One in five South African women have experienced some form of gender-based violence, according to several reports, including the latest one by Statistics South Africa.

She made news when she became the first black female Chartered Accountant in South Africa in 1987. Since then, Nonkululeko Gobodo has become a highly appraised trailblazer and a renowned leader of her generation.

It’s the last week before the schools re-open following a three-week holiday. Like other days, the Afrika Tikkun Wings of Life Centre in Diepsloot is abuzz with children taking part in various activities.

It’s been more than 17 years since a desperate mother wrote to the late South African icon and former President Nelson Mandela asking him to help secure a surgery for her child suffering from a rare medical condition.

Until five years ago, 56-year-old Thokozile Mthembu lived in a shack for the most part of her adult life.

As unemployment figures continue to paint a bleak picture, the Department of Science and Technology is encouraging young people who are interested in innovation and entrepreneurship to start their own businesses.

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