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Another gold for Wayde

Wayde van Niekerk is clearly in peak form. His latest triumph comes at the IAAF Diamond League met in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he took pole position once more in the Mens 400m race. Van Niekerk remains humble and focused, praising God and showing gratitude every

It’s all about balance

A number of our recent blog posts highlighted the importance of balanced nutrition, what school lunches are being transformed into for improved student health and we shared a few delicious lunchbox ideas for those carrying lunch from home. Moving away from the nutritional elements, today

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SA teens launch Africa’s first private space satellite

Africa’s first private satellite was launched in May 2017, to observe the continent’s weather pattern shifts. The monumental achievement had formed part of a high-school science, technology, engineering and mathematics boot camp (STEM). 14 of South Africa’s brightest teenage girls set their names in the

Mumbai beach restored by 2000 volunteers

On the eve of World Environment Day 2017, 2000 volunteers grouped together to rid Versova Beach of more than 160t of trash. This astounding cleanup happened over a small stretch of shoreline, just 2km long. Led by Lawyer, Afroz Shah, the mass effort was a

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Capitec named best bank in the world

For the second consecutive year, South Africa’s Capitec Bank has been ranked as the best bank in the world by Lafferty Group’s Global Bank Quality Benchmark. The UK-based international banking advisory group, Lafferty, combines financial and non-financial methods to produce annual reports. The resulting data

Dutch Inventor tackles oceanic pollution

Boyan Slat, at just 19yrs of age, felt compelled to take action against the dire effects of oceanic pollution. His persistence and passion led him to create a series of ‘floating booms’ and processing platforms which would help achieve his objectives. At the time of

Fancy a business boost in Berlin?

That’s right! Lionesses of Africa has been working hard to promote South African businesswomen in Berlin, Germany. The result of the team’s incredible efforts now include offers for South Africa’s most hungry lionesses to enter their ‘tech-preneurial’ ventures into a sensational contest! In an official

Adapting school lunches for better health

We recently published an article about how to inspire healthy eating in children. Parents always face the mammoth task of forcing vegetables down the throats of stubborn toddlers, the world over, but we recognised the fact that involvement and education had more to do with

MTV Base scours SA for talent

The coveted MTV Base VJ Search entered Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on Saturday 24 June. Hopefuls gathered in long lines to audition for the chance to present on one of the world’s most popular music and entertainment channels. Since the channel’s launch in July 1999,

What makes the Paris Agreement so special?

In recent weeks, Internet users have taken to lambasting US President, Donald Trump, about his decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. We decided it would, then, only be fitting to investigate the magnitude of such an announcement, and the world’s reaction to it. We