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.

His talent was spotted at an early age, when he used to collect tins and carton boxes to make toy cars and build double storey houses with clay in the dusty streets of Blood River in Limpopo.

He was among the winners at the National Youth Awards and this past Friday, he was a special guest of President Jacob Zuma at the National Youth Day celebrations held in the North West province.

In a country where finding work is a daily struggle for many, a Twitter hashtag is doing its bit in helping jobseekers get their foot in the door of the South African labour market.

Since the dawn of democracy in 1994, Parliament has passed a number of new laws that deal with labour issues, this was to improve the working conditions of the workers among other things.

As Africa rises, and begins to forge a more positive outlook of its future, the continent’s scholars, business executives, community leaders, and policymakers have been calling for concerted efforts to rethink the future and come up with big ideas for the 21st century.

Out of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world this year, six of them are African. This makes Africa the fastest growing region in the world after Asia - regardless of the sluggish growth and economic misfortunes experienced by many parts of the world over the past nine years.

On 27 April 1994, South Africa held its first democratic elections which gave birth to freedom and constitutional democracy. It was a special moment for millions of South Africans, who for the first time could vote for the government of their choice in the country of their birth.