South African writer Alan Paton features on the Google Doodle on 11 January 2018.

Google celebrates the life and work of Alan Paton

The January 11 Google Doodle pays tribute to South African author and anti-apartheid activist, Alan Paton – commemorating his 115th birthday.CD AndersonSouth African writer...
Keorapetse Kgositsile, poetry, arts and culture, obituary,

Remembering Keorapetse Kgositsile 1938-2018

South African poet laureate, political activist and academic Keorapetse "Bra Willie" Kgositsile passed away on 3 January 2018 after a short illness. He was...

AfrikaBurn: a festival of radical self-expression

For one week each year, the savannah of the Karoo is turned into Tankwa Town, a vibrant yet temporary hub of creativity when thousands...
girl launch book buhle mthethwa

Brand South Africa: year in review 2017

It has been a storied year for the country, and for Brand South Africa. It started with a new chair at the African Union...
girl launch book buhle mthethwa

Ten-year-old girl launches her book

In an effort to encourage children to read, ten-year-old Buhle Mthethwa will launch her book, The Big Fat Naughty Cat, on 2 December in...

An overview of the history of South African art

South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

Brand South African partners with Mandela Trilogy in Dubai

A musical based on the early life and revolutionary awakening of Nelson Mandela, The Mandela Trilogy, was performed at the Dubai Opera House in...

South Africa’s youth shine at Children’s Monologues charity benefit

The Children's Monologues is a spoken-word performance piece of soliloquies and testimonies of South African children about their country, performed by some of the...
Vaya

Vaya: based on three separate true stories

Three strangers, one journey – Vaya unpicks the stories of three characters who are travelling to Joburg. It explores their expectations – and the...

Brand South Africa partners with DISCOP to host Africa’s largest TV content market

Brand South Africa has this year partnered with DISCOP to host Africa’s largest TV, Film and Digital content market in Johannesburg at the Sandton...

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