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Ordinary motorists took to social media to express their frustration as public transport, cyclists and pedestrian were given preference on the streets of Sandton this week.

As South Africa mark’s the national Heritage Day, many of its citizens do not understand the significance of the various heritage sites that are found in all corners of the country.

By Edwin Tshivhidzo

Women's Month came to an end last week, with a strong indication that South Africa has come a long way in the promotion of women in the country.

Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa, Mr Fikile Mbalula’s statement on the aftermath of the announcement of the Senior Rugby Men’s Team by the South African Rugby Union to campaign in the United Kingdom at the International Rugby Board in September 2015.

Johannesburg - While South Africans and global citizens take the baton of leadership to transform their communities for the better and do something good for others this month, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi carries out Nelson Mandela’s legacy daily through his work.

Entering womanhood should be a time of joy and natural development. Unfortunately too many young girls face this phase of their lives in shame and pain as they have no idea what is happening to their bodies, writes Gabi Khumalo.

Ivory Park, situated on the east, midway between Johannesburg and Pretoria once epitomised hopelessness and despair. But the township is steadily turning its fortunes around thanks to various initiatives from both government and non-governmental organisations.

Young people are gradually grabbing opportunities of becoming entrepreneurs in their communities and also becoming active participants in the country’s economy, thanks to the support from the Natio

Government’s proposal to increase the legal age at which a person can drink alcohol, from 18 to 21 years has sparked mixed reactions from various sectors of society.

The South African Government has put in place legislation and measures to prevent human trafficking. But as Gabi Khumalo finds out, the country is still grappling with child and human trafficking, a complex challenge that officials say requires a decisive and collective national action.

A national skills programme is changing the lives of young South African women and is proving that no job is too tough for girls.

it’s been 39 years since the historic Soweto students’ uprisings, when young people took to the streets on 16 June 1976 to protest against the imposition of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in schools.

When Patricia Mudiaya from the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in South Africa as an immigrant 16 years, she set out to do something extraordinary.

Growing up in Evaton, Themba Msukwini had to use the bucket system with no access to a flushing toilet. Like many in Evaton, Msukwini struggled to live a dignified life due to lack of access to basic sanitation services.

Since 1994, South Africa has seen a number of women taking up leadership positions in areas previously dominated by men. And as Gabi Khumalo observes, one of the success stories of our democracy is the representation of women in political decision-making positions.

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