Ntsikelelo Mavata's production company is helping inspire local acting talent and technical crew

Eastern Cape filmmaker wants to help tell his community’s stories

Instead of aiming for the bright lights and the big bucks of Hollywood, filmmaker Ntsikelelo Mavata returns to his hometown roots to make films...
Trevor Noah continues to conquer the US in style

Trevor Noah wins Emmy award for The Daily Show

Trevor Noah continues his world domination since taking over as host of American comedy news show The Daily Show. In addition to his sell-out...

South African pop star is the new Powerpuff Girl

Popular singer Toya Delazy has been cast as the voice of the fourth Powerpuff Girl, to star in the next series of the much-loved...
AfriDocs is an online streaming service devoted to quality documentaries about Africa and its people.

Five essential African documentaries you can watch online right now

AfriDocs is a multi-platform streaming service featuring some of the best documentaries about Africa available to watch for free and in an instant, right...
Peju Alatise is the 2017 winner of the FNB Art Prize and will exhibit at the Joburg Art Fair in September 2017.

Nigerian artist wins prestigious South African art prize

Peju Alatise is the 2017 winner of the FNB Art Prize. The Nigerian mixed-medium artist explores strong African narratives with a focus on the...
Acclaimed science fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor creates new African character for Marvel Comics.

Meet Ngozi, Marvel Comics’ first truly African superhero

The US comic book publisher and creator of some of the most popular superheroes, Marvel, has unveiled its newest project: a Nigerian female superhero...
poetry, feminism, Koleka Putuma, social media, South Africa, arts and culture, women's month, women's day

South African poet takes African women’s message to the world

Poet Koleka Putuma is a South African cultural icon-in-waiting. Her straight-talking multimedia poetry tackles racism, sexism and social ills head-on, giving young African women...
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...
South African guitarist Ray Phiri died on 12 July 2017 following a battle with lung cancer

Remembering Ray Phiri, South African musician 1947 – 2017

Legendary Stimela founder and internationally renowned singer and guitarist Ray Phiri died on 12 July 2017, following a battle with lung cancer. The self-taught...

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