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Celebrating the role of the South African film industry in shaping the Nation Brand...

By Phindi Maduna On 3 to 10 March 2018, Brand South Africa once again partnered with RapidLion - the South African International Film Festival...
Keorapetse Kgositsile, poetry, arts and culture, obituary,

Remembering Keorapetse Kgositsile 1938-2018

South African poet laureate, political activist and academic Keorapetse "Bra Willie" Kgositsile passed away on 3 January 2018 after a short illness. He was...
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...
the mash up naledi moleo

The Mash Up radio host learns from listeners

Poets and musicians collaborate on The Mash Up, a weekly SAfm radio show. Between them and the audience, they teach the host and listeners...
Jahmil XT Qubeka's uniquely South African sci-fi film Stillborn debuts at the 2017 Brics Film Festival

isiXhosa sci-fi film wows at BRICS film festival in China

A new isiXhosa film, a futuristic sci-fi action film titled Stillborn, opened the International BRICS Film Festival held in China during June 2017. CD Anderson The...
tebogo ditshego book celebration thapelo mokoena

Ditshego: ‘Replace a beer bottle with a book’

The importance of reading and the impact literacy have on society were highlighted at the World Book Celebration in Johannesburg this week. Melissa Javan Tebogo Ditshego,...
africa month, africa day, film, television, arts and culture, David Oyelowo, Dayo Okeniyi, Barkhad Abdi, Daniel Kaluuya, Atandwa Kani, Uzo Aduba, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Florence Kasumba, Terry Pheto, Black Panther, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Africa Day: The new African kings and queens of Hollywood

Proudly African stars are taking the film and television world by storm, with a new generation of talent gaining prominence in some of Hollywood's...
Thandi Klaasen, rest in peace, South African jazz singer, dead, Sophiatown, King Kong

Remembering Thandi Klaasen, South African singer 1931-2017

Legendary South African jazz singer Thandi Klaasen died on 15 January 2017 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. The news was announced by...
Michelle Nkamankeng

South Africa’s youngest author tells her story

A young South African, seven-year-old Michelle Nkamankeng, has become the youngest published author in the country and in Africa. The first book in her...

Play Your Part ambassador wins cultural award

Bulelwa thumbLyrical Base Project has been noted for its contribution to the literary arts with an award from the Western Cape government. Founder Bulelwa Basse says there is no better way to begin this journey of celebration.

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