SS Mendi

South African historical novel commemorates SS Mendi centenary

South African writer Fred Khumalo uses the historical context of the sinking of the SS Mendi as background for his latest novel, Dancing the...

Five globally important archaeological sites in Africa

From Great Zimbabwe to Nubian pyramids along the Nile River, Africa, as the Cradle of Humankind, holds many of the world's greatest archaeological treasures....
yamama gemmer ginger beer

Ginger beer-making entrepreneurs share some marketing secrets

Mosibudi Makgato and Rosemary Padi, founders of YaMama Gemmer, plan to distribute their traditional ginger beer internationally. They created the ginger beer of YaMama Gemmer...
Coloured Mentality

Viral video series explores coloured identity and plight of indigenous people

A new online series by two Cape Town filmmakers is tackling the complexities of the modern coloured experience and creating awareness of South Africa’s...
Medical pioneer

Cape Town to honour pioneering medical researcher Hamilton Naki

A posthumous honour is in the pipeline for the late Hamilton Naki, the medical research specialist who helped the team that performed the world’s...
Thandi Klaasen, rest in peace, South African jazz singer, dead, Sophiatown, King Kong

Thandi Klaasen 1931-2017

Legendary South African jazz singer Thandi Klaasen died on 15 January 2017 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. The news was announced by...

Three years on: Madiba’s death, reflections from Ramaphosa

On the third anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela, the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted “Mandela the Freedom Fighter and Mandela the Democracy Builder”....
Norman Catherine

South African art part of the David Bowie collection

The impressive art collection owned by musician, songwriter, actor and writer David Bowie was sold on auction at Sotheby’s, London in mid-November 2016. The...
sibu mpanza vlogging vlogger south african

Sibu Mpanza talks vlogging and the Bill of Rights

Sibu Mpanza started his vlogging journey in 2014. Since then he has won many awards and has got several opportunities along the way, such...
wine food tourism conference

Wine and food tourism experts talk growth

Trends in tourism – visitors seeking experiences – and ways to market South Africa's excellent wine and food tourism industries were unpacked at the...

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