After the shock of the announcement of his death, South Africa geared up for the ceremonies for Nelson Mandela.
A week’s mourning has begun in
The entire world is remembering Nelson Mandela, a veritable icon, one of the last great men say some, but it is obviously in South Africa where
President Barack Obama will travel to South Africa next week to participate in memorial
events for Nelson Mandela, the former South African president
South Africa should host an Olympic Games to toast the achievements of Nelson Mandela, it’s been claimed.
Sam Ramsamy, South Africa’s International
Nelson Mandela’s death was announced on Thursday at 23:45, South African time. On Friday, newspaper front pages around the world paid tribute. Here
South African rugby has led the tributes from the world sport to Nelson Mandela, who has died age 95.
The Springboks paid a moving video tribute to
World leaders mourning the death of Nelson Mandela have focused on the inspiration he has given others.
So what did he say that helped him become
Nelson Mandela may have been South Africa’s hero but such was his appeal as a man of peace, the whole world embraced him as a role model for all
Researchers in South Africa have developed a new digital laser which they say will revolutionise laser technology.
Since the first laser was
Poor rural communities in South Africa are benefiting from a new initiative using solar power and internet to provide health and education.
A shopping centre has collapsed near Durban in South Africa, killing at least one person and trapping as many as 50 others, domestic media said.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was hospitalised for nearly three
months earlier this year with a lung infection, remains in
Former South African President Nelson Mandela is showing “sustained improvement” in
hospital although he remains in a critical condition, the
Mike Schussler is a leading South African economist, and CEO of the consulting firm Economists.co.za. In this interview, he evaluates the impact of
Thami Mazwai is a Resident Executive at Wits Business School in Johannesburg, South Africa. A former journalist and political activist, he is an
Nelson Mandela’s long battle against apartheid is one of the biggest chapter’s in the history of the 20th century.
After his release from prison
US President Barack Obama says his government will provide nearly 5.4 billion euros over the next five years to help combat power blackouts in
Recurring water shortages endanger local ecosystems and threaten agriculture-based communities.
As climate change continues, forecasters expect
Dressing for success – South Africa’s school recipe
In South Africa, where apartheid still casts a long shadow, many schools have a compulsory
School drop-out rates have reached up to 60 percent in some countries according to the OECD. Why students fail in school is a vital question but it
A musical education does not just produce musicians. Researchers say it also boosts young people’s self-esteem. The film “Buena Vista Social Club”
Language can be a double edged-sword in multi-lingual societies. It is a keystone of cultural identity but can be a barrier to integration and
It is Christmas time again. Despite the crisis, British people are spending nearly 84 billion euros on seasonal shopping, up 1 per cent from last
What are the main educational challenges that societies face today ?
Her Excellency Naledi Pandor, South African Minister of Science and
For more than six decades, UNICEF has been working for the welfare of children around the world, especially in developing countries. This week we
Taking a year’s break from education before going to university is an increasingly popular choice for many young people. The gap year is both a test