The Mbokodo Awards celebrate the top women in South Africa who have excelled in the fields of arts and culture, women who have not only articulated the aspirations of the South African people but have also fortified their democracy by empowering communities and individuals through their art.
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Joy Summers and Susan Comrie of Carte Blanche received the award for their investigative piece, “Game of Geysers part 1 and 2”. Winners were selected from entries spanning 38 African nations
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The SA Informal Sector - Mind Boggling Numbers

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

The Majority Report is the product of 10 months of research by the UCT Unilever Institute.  Essentially they are trying to understand the behaviour of that segment of the population not participating in formal employment, the so-called informal sector – or “survivors” as the Unilever Institute calls them.
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Weekly Blog

Lumps in your breast at age 15?

Author: Jeanelle Smuts
Thursday, 30 October 2014

article thumbnailImagine the shock of finding a lump in your breast at the age of 15. Julia Shabalala’s world came crashing down. Was it cancer? After much testing, she was delighted to find out that it was just a benign breast lump. And for nine whole years, Julia believed she had dodged a bullet.
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Travel Blog

Tristan - They say that the English invented bureaucracy

Author: Steuart Pennington
Wednesday, 24 September 2014

article thumbnail In our travel blog we are, in addition to featuring the stories of South African Simon Ellis in China, Vietnam and India, featuring stories of Tristan and Emma Doumen travelling through Africa. For those South Africans imbued with a similar sense of adventure we hope you enjoy the read, their writing is a pleasure.
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Stories of Help

Showing Love Can Help - Heartbeat

Thursday, 19 June 2014

When Heartbeat was founded, it was estimated that by 2015 almost 6 million children would have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. The overwhelming challenge of caring for orphaned and vulnerable children has placed a grave burden on communities. Heartbeat is dedicated to ease the burden on these children and provide them with material and emotional support.
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Latest Videos

Ted Talks - Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen


Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to's of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. A talk that might help the world sound more beautiful. 
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Steuart as a Speaker

article thumbnailSteuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future' Click here to watch a 5 min action video.

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SA's Daily Fast Fact

Did you know that 95% of our wine is produced in the Cape Floral Kingdom, one of six plant kingdoms in the world?

Over the next 36 weeks we at www.sagoodnews.co.za will be telling the stories of "Amazing South Africans" who are driven by commitment and powered by purpose, and who very often swim against the tide in their pursuit of making a difference. They are driven by significance not success, their contribution is often unacknowledged and unheralded but invariably impacts those in greatest need.

The Big Issue - 'A Damn Fine Read!'


article thumbnailWe could call it a 'double impact' initiative! First, The Big Issue aims to move unemployed people into the formal job market. Moreover, spreading good news in a magazine gives the South African people a way of making positive change happen.
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Report corruption when you come across it. Our global ranking on public trust of politicians is 88/142, diversion of public funds 81/142; irregular payments and bribes 48/142; favoritism in decisions of government officials 114/142; wastefulness of government spending 69/142. Do your bit, report corruption at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or sms 45142 and join thousands of South Africans who are going to rid this country of the corruption scourge

Jobs Portal

As many of our readers, both local and international, are interested in what the job market has to offer, we have introduced a jobs portal in conjunction with  vjobs.co.za. It is our hope that this portal will meaningfully contribute to the challenges facing entrepreneurs, corporates and job seekers.

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