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  • U.S. exchange program alumni become fast friends at a high-energy speed-networking session during the Eastern Cape Alumni Indaba in Port Elizabeth

    Our Eastern Cape Alumni reflect on and share their US exchange experiences at their first 'Alumni Indaba'

  • Consul General Frances Chisholm together with young girls from Cato Manor who attended the  International Day of a Girl Child in at Cato Manor Community Library

    International Day of the Girl Child: Durban Consul General Frances Chisholm speaks out on educating and supporting girls in South Africa

  • Over the past weeks, youth in Mamelodi, Eestrus, Soshanguve, Atteridgeville, Laudium, Soweto and beyond have enjoyed Sherman Alexie’s Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, and are asking us to come back with another exciting piece of literature.

    Our 'One Book Club' puts free, fantastic, though-provoking books into the hands of South Africa's young readers, who read and discuss the stories with our volunteers

  • Dr Kathy Nokeswith colleagues in the Division of Nursing, University of Stellenbosch

    To build and strengthen the quality of nursing education, Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted American Professor Dr. Kathy Nokes through the Fulbright Specialist Program

  • This 9 story high mural in Braamfontein, Johannesburg,by American street artist Shepard Fairey and his team honors Mandela and his legacy on the 25th anniversary of the purple protests in Cape Town. The mural sits atop 70 Juta street, just across the street from the Market.

    This 9 story mural by American artist Shepard Fairey honors Mandela and his legacy on the 25th anniversary of the 'purple protests' in Cape Town

  • Remarks by President Obama in Address to the United Nations General Assembly

    "As we speak, America is deploying our doctors and scientists -- supported by our military -- to help contain the outbreak of Ebola and pursue new treatments" - President Obama

  • Ambassador Patrick Gaspard shares in a wide-ranging conversation with more than 120 graduate and honours students at the University of the Western Cape

    “We’re investing in Africa’s youth. With plans to expand the inaugural Mandela Washington Leadership program in the coming years, we’re committed to cooperating with young leaders throughout the continent to devise African solutions to African problems.

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