SA Fast Facts

SA Fast Facts

South African facts at your fingertips … up-to-date information on the country's economy, population, geography, climate, languages and more.

 

loeries gold award play your part

Press release: Brand South Africa’s Play Your Part Wins a Gold Award at the...

Johannesburg, Monday 21 August 2017 – Over the weekend the 39th annual Loeries awards, took place in Durban ICC. The Loeries are Africa and...
Outspoken women in journalism and media have shaped the history of South Africa

Three female pioneers of South African journalism

Ruth First, Noni Jabavu and Joyce Sikhakhane-Rankin are just three examples of groundbreaking female writer-activists who made a difference in apartheid South Africa. These...
Brand South Africa delivers keynote address to South African marketing academics

Brand South Africa collaborates with academia on the future of marketing education

A Brand South Africa presentation at a recent gathering of marketing academics highlighted the importance of the relationship between nation branding and future of...
South African flag

Fly, the beloved flag

It's a potent symbol of unity and progress. It's the only six-coloured national flag in the world. It's also one of the youngest, yet whatever shape it takes - and it's taken more than any other national symbol - it's instantly recognisable to South Africans everywhere.
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...

Celebrating the vision of the Women’s Charter

Before the National Development Plan, before the Constitution and its Bill of Rights, before even the Freedom Charter, there was the Women’s Charter of...

Team South Africa shines at IAAF World Athletics Championships

South African athletes have made the country proud at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships, held in London in August...

Georgia State students take a closer look at SA

The best way to get a better understanding of how a country works is to go and take a closer look yourself. These were...
south africa commercial radio stations

South Africa’s commercial radio stations

A guide to South Africa's commercial radio stations, which includes what each offers, what frequency to tune into and where the broadcasting areas are.Brand...
BEE Codes of Good Practice

Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice

The government's Codes of Good Practice for black economic empowerment aim to bring an end to uncertainty over BEE deals while boosting South Africa's economic growth.

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