A South African fine arts lecturer, Gabi Ngcobo, has been selected to curate the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art in Germany. It takes...
Local musicians are celebrating the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) decision to make 90% of their playlists local music. For some, this is the first step in educating South Africans about the value of copyright as well.
Legendary South African actor John Kani stars in the latest Marvel Comics movie Captain America: Civil War as the king of the fictional country, Wakanda. Kani incorporates his Xhosa mother tongue into the role. Find out the story behind this little piece of Mzansi in Hollywood.
Pretoria-born opera singer Simphiwe Simon Shibambu performed for Queen Elizabeth II at a Celebration of the Commonwealth service held in London's Westminster. Shibambu performed a dazzling version of the evocative Click Song, traditionally sung at weddings.
South African film producer Anant Singh has received the inaugural RapidLion International Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the African film industry.
Donovan Marsh, South African director of the Spud films and festival favourite iNumber Number, has been selected to lead the production on his first big budget Hollywood film, starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman. Shooting starts in London in July.
A short but powerful animated film is building a global audience with its heart-warming look at African folklore. The film, Orisha's Journey, by Ghanaian Abdul Ndadi has been seen at a number of global short film festivals and is gaining traction with a growing online audience.
The revamped Top Gear motoring show, now featuring British radio personality Chris Evans and former Friends star Matt LeBlanc as hosts, has begun filming its new series, and the show has chosen South Africa and Lesotho as its first destinations.
South African television and film star Neil Sandilands (7de Laan, Die Ballade van Robbie de Wee) will appear in two American television series in 2016, following in the footsteps of other South African Hollywood success stories such as Charlize Theron and Terry Pheto.
Margaret Sixel, the South African-born film editor, won the Oscar for Best Editing in a Feature Film for her work on the action film Mad Max: Fury Road. Her win was one of six Oscars that the film picked up. It adds to the movie's Southern African connections.