People & Culture

People & Culture

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

 

Press release: Brand South Africa and United Nations launch UN Day exhibition

Brand South Africa and the United Nations will be hosting a six-month exhibition on how the UN helped end apartheid.Johannesburg, Wednesday 18 October 2017...
OR Tambo statue Johannesburg airport

OR Tambo statue unveiled at Joburg airport

The statue of late ANC president Oliver Tambo unveiled at OR Tambo International Airport shows his return to South Africa after 30 years in...
Watch South Africa's late reggae king in action in five of his biggest songs

Remembering Lucky Dube, ten years on

In October 2007, one of South Africa's greatest musical sons died. Celebrate the life and art of reggae artist Lucky Dube with five of...

Ponte City – a beacon of hope in downtown Johannesburg

The unusual Ponte City that towers over Hillbrow has had a chequered history. Once home to the elite hip white city folk, it fell into disrepair. It became a vertical slum, notorious for its crime-infested corridors. But it has been given a new lease of life, and is an example of workable urban regeneration.

Thomas and Friends, Nia the Kenyan train engine,

Kenyan train joins Thomas and Friends TV show

A new African character comes to Tidmouth Sheds, home to popular children's television show Thomas and Friends, in 2018. Meet Nia the Kenyan engine,...

The oratory of Oliver Tambo: Ngoako Ramatlhodi on Oliver Tambo

Ramatlhodi was the ANC president’s speechwriter. He recalls a sharp dresser who was meticulous in his attention to detail and unwaveringly dedicated to liberation.Amukelani...
Arch for the Arch, Desmond Tutu, St George's Cathedral, Cape Town

The Arch for The Arch: the story behind a tribute to Archbishop Tutu

To celebrate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's 86th birthday, a new public space installation was unveiled in Cape Town on 7 October 2017. The Arch...
south african radio online

South African radio online

South Africa's most popular radio stations are available online, so you can tune into South African music, news and talk - no matter where you are in the world.

South African Film and Television Awards: last call for entries

South Africa’s film and television makers are urged to submit their entries to the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) before the closing...

Quotable OR Tambo

Born in 1917, OR Tambo would have been 100 years old this year. He is remembered as a selfless and accessible leader, as a man...

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