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New trail to honour fallen heroes of the struggle

New trail to honour fallen heroes of the struggle

The South African government recently announced it would undertake a massive nationwide route project to honour the heroes and heroines of the liberation struggle.

Speaking at a media briefing on 20 February, Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the government would unveil a series of monuments over the next few years.

The Cradle of Humankind to donate the Sediba fossil casts to the German Museum fur Naturkunde

The Cradle of Humankind to donate the Sediba fossil casts to the German Museum fur Naturkunde

The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, together with the Berlin Museum fur Naturkunde, will donate a cast of the Australopithecus sediba fossils on 12 March 2012. The event will mark the closing of the Berlin International Travel (ITB) show and will foster a spirit of collaborative scientific investigation.

The event will start at 15h00 at the Museum fur Naturkunde and will be attended by, among others, the South African Ambassador to Germany, His Excellency Rev Makhenkhesi Stofile, Gauteng’s MEC for Economic Development, Ms Qedani Mahlangu and renowned scientist Professor Lee Berger from the Institute of Human Evolution at the University of the Witwatersrand.

New slogan for Brand South Africa

New slogan for Brand South Africa

South Africa: Inspiring New Ways, the new slogan for championing the country locally and internationally, has been approved by the country’s Cabinet.

Minister in the Presidency, Collins Chabane, made the announcement on Thursday, 8 March 2012 following the Cabinet’s fortnightly meeting in Cape Town on Wednesday, 7 March 2012.

What’s happening in Gauteng this weekend – 9 to 11 March, 2012

What’s happening in Gauteng this weekend – 9 to 11 March, 2012

Summer is over, leaves are turning and it’s getting nippier by the day. Have a relaxed weekend this time around with these fabulous events. Oh, and for the fans, international RnB superstar Usher is in town. 

Using Playback Theatre to tackle social issues

Using Playback Theatre to tackle social issues

In every community, school, or workplace there are issues that need to be dealt with but, because of their sensitive nature, discussing them might be a problem. One way in which topics such as HIV and Aids, racism, gender issues and bullying can be talked about frankly is through playback theatre. 

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