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SA Fast Facts

South African facts at your fingertips … up-to-date information on the country's economy, population, geography, climate, languages and more.

 

Brand South Africa, Stakeholders Workshop, Bob Mabena, nation branding, Joy Mathebula.

Radio veteran Bob Mabena talks brand sustainability at Brand South Africa

Veteran radio presenter and manager, and media consultant Bob Mabena was a special guest speaker at Brand South Africa's Gauteng Provincial Stakeholder Workshop. He...

City of Joburg and Miss Earth SA spruce up Mshenguville Park

On World Environment Day, Miss Earth SA contestants along with social activist and Play Your Part ambassador Catherine Constantinides, as well as the mayor...
Entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana is using spinach to build his business and promote healthy living

Khayelitsha’s “Spinach King” is building a healthy eating empire

Inspiring young entrepreneur Lufefe Nomjana started with a good idea and R40. Today he has expanded his small-scale spinach-bread making business into a range...
Ncumisa Jilata, youngest neurosurgeon in Africa, Walter Sisulu University, healthcare, science and technology, Cyril Ramaphosa, Coceka Mfundisi

Dr Ncumisa Jilata: Africa’s youngest neurosurgeon

At the age of 29, Mthatha-born Dr Ncumisa Jilata has become Africa's youngest neurosurgeon following her Fellowship graduation in Durban on 18 May 2017....
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South Africa’s national anthem

It's one tune that Jacob Zuma, Helen Zille, Hashim Amla, Jean de Villiers, and Julius Malema all know the words to. It pulls together two anthems, five languages - and more than 49-million people. South Africans, take ownership of your song!
Johannesburg Awakening Minds, Dorothy Ann Gould, homeless, Shakespeare, theatre, arts, culture, social development

Homeless theatre group takes Shakespeare to the streets

A group of homeless people living on the streets of Johannesburg have found their true calling in theatre. With the help of a dedicated...

South African male choirs take winning compositions to South America

South African composers Xander Kritzinger and Andrew-John Bethke will travel to South America with two male choirs to share their uniquely South African blend...

Meet South Africa’s first gay biker club

Sporting an emblem of a boy spreading his wings, South Africa’s first gay biker club, Unapologetic, is exercising its freedom to be who they...

Vacancies – Stakeholder Relationship Manager: Civil Society

Apply for the "Stakeholder Relationship Manager: Civil Society" vacancy by emailing: brandsa@oceanahrp.co.zaProvide your contact details. Attach your CV document.DEPARTMENT OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONSSalary: R 758,...
Godl rhino

Mapungubwe: South Africa’s lost city of gold

A thousand years ago, Mapungubwe was the centre of the largest kingdom in southern Africa, with a thriving trade in gold and ivory with China, India and Egypt. Discovered in 1932 but kept under wraps by the apartheid government, Mapungubwe is one of SA's eight Unesco World Heritage Sites.

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