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Lifecycling: Bohemian Guitars make music out of trash

How two brothers turn re-purposed cans and scrap metal into electric axes for the masses.

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Pretoria Girls High School students are protesting racist hair policy, code of conduct

Students say they've been repeatedly told to straighten their hair because it is "untidy."
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On Nelson Mandela's Birthday, Here Are Some Particularly Timely Quotes to Remember

The most inspiring and motivational quotes to get you through 2016.

9 Abandoned Spaces Made Stunningly Beautiful by Artists

Decrepit buildings are being taken over by artists and turned into art galleries.

11 Books You Should Read Before Traveling to South Africa

A new country to discover.
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How African Millennials Can Carry On Nelson Mandela's Legacy

Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom may be at an end, but ours is just beginning. Here's how we can carry on his legacy.

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These Shoppers Came For Groceries, Got a Breathtaking Mandela Tribute Flash Mob Instead

Simply one of the most moving tributes to Nelson Mandela we've seen yet.
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Dead Man Talking: How Deceased Heroes Become Political Props

When a great leader dies, agenda-pushers seek to invoke him to justify a broad range of actions. We cannot let that happen with Nelson Mandela.
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Farewell, My Madiba

There was no greater honor than working in Madiba’s government.
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Mandela May Celebrate His 95th Birthday From Home Thursday

South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela, may be leaving the hospital and celebrating his 95th birthday from home on Thursday.
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How Nelson Mandela Walked Away From Violence and Hate

Mahatma Gandhi's teachings of pacifism helped reshape Mandela's initially violent political views.

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Nelson Mandela Death: Mandela, A Hero Who Ranks Alongside Gandhi and King

Because of his success and the profound sacrifices that he made in fighting against Apartheid, Nelson Mandela secures his place alongside Gandhi and King as a transformational freedom fighter.
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Nelson Mandela Dead? Not Yet, But He's Been Hospitalized Yet Again

Given Mandela's failing health, it wouldn't be unreasonable to prepare for the worst.
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Nelson Mandela Day 2012: 7 South African Heroes Who Have Changed the World

In celebration of International Mandela Day here is a look at some of South Africa's other heroes and their contributions to both to South Africa and the world.
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Nelson Mandela Day 2012: Why Mandela Fought for South Africa Freedom

A beloved and respected leader of South Africa and of the world, a man who represents the best in all of us, Nelson Mandela celebrates his 94th birthday Wednesday.