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Analysis: South Africa’s Performance in UNDP Human Development Report 2015

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 2015 Human Development IndexPresents the 2014 Human Development Index (HDI - values and ranks) for 188 countries...

Twist brings stories to stage

Twist thumbBringing stories to life through performance art and putting actors on stage is at the heart of Twist Theatre Development Projects, a grassroots arts organisation.

Cape Town is infected with public art

Cape Town is infected with public art

Cape Town as performance space: Infecting The City takes over the central business district over five days with the aim of creating an outdoor venue, where art is free and accessible to everyone. The festival encourages people to engage with the town in new and different ways.
SA Women's Sevens aim high in Amsterdam

SA Women out to better 2010 RWC performance

Springbok Women's captain Zenay Jordaan has called on her team to dig deep in their two final Women's Rugby World Cup clashes to achieve their goal of improving on their 10th place finish in the 2010 showpiece.

Blake and friends bring pop-classical mix to stage

The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra and Icelandic tenor Gardar Cortes will perform with the award-winning British trio at a series of concerts that promise to combine opera, classical, musicals and pop harmonies.

Festival of poetry and art, wine farms and music

International and local poets will gather at Spier Wine Estate in the lush Stellenbosch valley outside Cape Town for discussions, translations, readings and master classes. The Dancing in Other Words / Die Dansende Digtersfees International Poetry Festival promises to inspire.

The joy of music reigns in Kinshasa’s veins

Self-taught and using patched-up, homemade and reverse engineered instruments, the Orchestre Symphonique Kimbanguiste is doing something extraordinary. The only all-black orchestra in the world – and the only orchestra at all in central Africa – it is revelling in the beauty of classical music.

Celebrating ubuntu at New York’s Carnegie Hall

Music, art and film will feature in a three-week long festival focusing on South Africa at the famous Carnegie Hall in New York City. It will feature renowned artists like Hugh Masekela and Abdullah Ibrahim, as well as sopranos making their New York debuts.

Lights dim on South Africa’s stages

Joan Brickhill, grande dame of South African theatre, has taken her final bow. After a lifetime in the spotlight, the all-singing, all-dancing, all-razzmatazz actress has gone on to the great stage in the sky. She shall be missed; they just don't make 'em like that anymore.

SA joins solar clean water project

A Pretty amazing talent

From a forgotten township in Mpumalanga to the venerable La Scala in Milan, soprano Pretty Yende has travelled an astonishing journey – and she is only 28. Hers is an extraordinary story of talent, hard work and determination.
South African opera diva’s big win in Moscow

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