General Shoke Salutes Women in SANDF

In an interview with General Solly Zacharia Shoke, Chief of the SANDF  regarding women serving in the SANDF and taking care of their children: ‘When you empower a child, you empower a nation!’ This belief and drive by General Shoke has resulted in an Educational Trust being formed by the SANDF in October 2013. The Trust…

Grace Legote Naturally Gifted Rhythmic Gymnast

“Naturally gifted,” are the words of coach, Tatian Lavrentchouk-Vizer, used to describe Grace Legote as she ‘Graces’ her way through her routines leading to the many successes in the 26-year olds career in rhythmic gymnastics. Grace was scouted at the age of 11 and has since then assiduously worked towards competing in 5 world championships,…

Bakinam Osman Rahama’s story on water crises in Sudan

Bakinam Osman Rahama hails from Sudan, but has lived in Germany for several years. Due to her mom’s illness in Khartoum, she opted to come back home. Her first requisite for her homecoming was to enjoy good, clean water in her own home. She explained in depth as to how she had to apply her engineering mind to rig…

Sustainability Week: ‘responsible leadership is key to sustainable cities’

The Sustainability Week Summit is being held at the CSIR International Convention Centre incorporating the African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum (ACCSF). This the 4th annual gathering of mayors of Africa, hosted by Solly Msimanga, the mayor of City of Tshwane, a city that boasts the title of being the pioneer of green urban development. The…