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Homeless theatre group takes Shakespeare to the streets

A group of homeless people living on the streets of Johannesburg have found their true calling in theatre. With the help of a dedicated...

Brenda Fassie immortalised in comic book

An anthology of comic books featuring notable women from all over the world, Femme Magnifique, has included a South African. The late singer, Brenda...
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CodeMakers teaches computer programming to Umlazi learners

CodeMakers teaches learners at schools in Umlazi, eThekwini to understand computer programme coding and in the process tell their stories through creating their own...
Laduma Ngxokolo

Me and my constitution: Laduma Ngxokolo

Fashion designer and proud South African Laduma Ngxokolo shares his views about South Africa's Constitution and tells us how it has helped to shape...
90% local music on radio gives upcoming musicians hope

90% local music on radio gives upcoming musicians hope

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.
South African actor lands roles in two US series

South African actor lands roles in two US series

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.
South Africa's Mafikizolo performs in Davos

South Africa’s Mafikizolo performs in Davos

Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, saw Mafikizolo perform in Cape Town in 2015 and was impressed. He was so impressed, in fact, that he asked the duo to perform at the gala dinner to mark the closing of the international gathering in snowy Switzerland.
South Africa: art and culture versus growth and jobs

South Africa: art and culture versus growth and jobs

There is growing international interest in the potential of South Africa's cultural and creative industries to drive sustainable development and create inclusive job opportunities.

Bulelwa Basse nominated for cultural award

Bulelwa---thumbPoet and activist Bulelwa Basse has been nominated in the Western Cape Cultural Awards 2016. Not only content to work in the arts and cultural field to build an inclusive South Africa, Basse also empower people through financial literacy.

South Africa celebrates Reconciliation Month

South Africa celebrates Reconciliation Month

Reconciliation Month takes place throughout December. It is a time for South Africans to unite, says the Department of Arts and Culture. The overarching theme is "Bridging the divide: building a common South African nationhood towards a national developmental state".

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