Features

Known as the platinum province due to its rich mineral wealth, the North West is no doubt the jewel of South Africa.

One of the key features of the 2017 State of the Nation Address (SONA) has no doubt been the government’s intended stance to “radically” transform the economy and ensure equitable share of the country’s wealth.

The sight of young people spending the entire day sharing drugs in street corners, whilst others drink alcohol at nearby shebeens and taverns was greatly disturbing for Algino Nelson.

Land ownership. A thorny subject that still divides South Africa, more than 22 years after the 1994 democratic dispensation. While government’s land reform and redistribution programmes had yielded some successes since 1994, large tracts of land still remain in the hands of very few people.

When President Jacob Zuma stepped up to deliver the 2016 State of the Nation Address (SONA) on 11 February last year, South Africa’s economy had been facing difficulties since the global financial crisis of 2008.

Lightbulbs have revolutionised the way the world addresses lighting needs - but few of us know how much damage irresponsible disposal of these lightbulbs causes to the environment.

Victims and survivors of gender-based violence have joined a national campaign in which they are encouraged to tell their own stories as part of government’s efforts to understand the root causes of women abuse.

The holiday season is just around the corner. While for some this is the time to pause and relax, for others, the festive season can bring a lot of stress especially if you planning that holiday away from home.

Lourens Pretorius’s dream of becoming a pilot was shattered when he lost his vision due to a condition known as Stargardt macular degeneration, a genetic eye disorder that causes progressive vision loss.

How Vanessa is using her past to change lives.

Child abuse and the neglect of children is by far one of the most sensitive subjects in society that has the ability to provoke people to talk. But very often, too many people don’t let their emotions move them to action, mostly because of fear of what may follow if they let themselves get involved.

South Africa is known for its diverse and intricate public transport system and the public transport network that our economic hub Johannesburg is favoured with, can easily be ranked amongst the best in the world.

Growing up in the township of Umlazi, south of Durban, Slindile Mdlalose had a number of dream careers.

The woman at the helm of the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) is making serious moves in a traditionally male dominated industry.

The transport sector is at the heart of the country’s development and it is Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters’ duty to ensure that it accommodates everyone.

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