Through his inspiring public art, painter Skubalisto is creating community pride in the Cape townships of Langa and Gugulethu.
The global City Nation Place Awards recognise excellence in place-branding. Play Your Part has been nominated to Best Citizen Engagement. The nationwide social movement inspires, empowers and celebrates active citizenship.
Ordinary South Africans doing extraordinary things to improve the lives of all of us, will be featured in Play Your Part, when the second season of the series returns to television screens.
Although the spirit of the World Cup has touched South Africa in many significant ways, the legacy of unity is above all else for Dr Irvin Khoza, chairperson of the Local Organising Committee.
South Africans are a nation filled with pride.
A representative survey of South Africans across the country has found that 91% of us are proud to be South African - 76% of us are ‘very proud', while 15% are ‘quite proud'. Gender, age, race, socio-economic status and education level make little difference according to the 2007 Project Nation Survey, which is undertaken quarterly by the Government Communication and Information Service (GCIS).
"It's an astounding and inspiring finding", says Yvonne Johnston, CEO of the International Marketing Council of South Africa, who are the custodians of Brand South Africa.