People & Culture

People & Culture

South Africa is a culturally diverse country, one nation made up of many peoples.

 

Native Nosi: The sweet taste of success

South Africa is home to two indigenous bee species – the African and the Cape bee – and produces enough honey to supply local...

TechnoGirl: Educating girls, creating opportunity

TechnoGirl, which is aimed at encouraging more girls to study Stem subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths), has steadily increased the numbers of young...
Nelson Mandela descendants are today made up six children, 17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild born in 2017. Infographic by Mary Alexander.

Nelson Mandela’s family tree – infographic

Over his remarkable 95 years, Nelson Mandela's family grew to include three wives, six children, 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Download our high-res infographic to find out more.

Nelson Mandela: a timeline

A comprehensive timeline of the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – activist, political prisoner, president of South Africa, statesman and global icon of social...
Things named after Mandela

Infographic: Nelson Mandela’s notable namesakes

Here's a collection of some of the quirkiest things named after Nelson Mandela.Research by Chili Kier and Hunter Nestadt Design by Jae Brits and...
A new street art mural of Nelson Mandela watches over the community of Camden, London

Madiba mural unveiled in London for Mandela Day

A newly completed mural on the appropriately named Mandela Street in Camden, London, is yet another fitting tribute to the life and work of...
Neil Sandilands and Kim Engelbrecht will star in the forthcoming season of The Flash

South African actors join The Flash TV series

South African actors Neil Sandilands and Kim Engelbrecht join the fourth season of the hit superhero series, The Flash, in high-profile roles.CD AndersonSouth African...
inxeba isiXhosa movie

Global accolades for isiXhosa movie Inxeba

South African isiXhosa-language movie Inxeba movingly explores the conflict of traditional rites of manhood, when initiates “go to the mountain”, with awakening pride in...
Christiaan Barnard

Forthcoming: a movie about pioneering South African heart surgeon Chris Barnard

A movie is being made about Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard. He was a pioneer in the medical field, performing the world's first heart transplant...

Brand South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and Stakeholders play their part in Soweto...

Nelson Mandela International Day commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world.Ntombifuthi NtanziIn the words of Nelson...

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