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Press release: Brand South Africa, DISCOP to host Africa’s largest TV content market event

Brand South Africa has partnered with DISCOP, a TV and film market, to host the continent's largest market-DISCOP, which will bring together entertainment moguls...

Demo Africa sheds light on investing in startups

29 August 2016 Approaching the right investors and the characteristics of a good or bad investment were discussed in How to Get Deals Done, one of...

South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada breaks awards record

Social media was buzzing this week with well wishes pouring in for the 2016 South African Cricketer of the Year, Kagiso Rabada. The 21-year-old...

Johannesburg’s eco-mobility festival has mixed results

Some people were pleased with the enforced use of public transport over the month-long EcoMobility World Festival in Sandton. For others it meant traffic jams and loss of income. But the general sentiment was that it was a good idea and got people thinking.

President Zuma extends condolences to Sandton tragedy victims

In his response to the collapse of the walkway over the M1 highway in Sandton, President Jacob Zuma passed on his condolences to those who lost family members in the incident and wished the 22 who were injured a speedy recovery.

Transport Minister calls for thorough investigation following Grayston Drive bridge collapse

After the walkway bridge on Grayston Drive, Johannesburg, collapsed on the afternoon of 14 October that has killed two people and injured 22, transport minister Dipuo Peters called for a thorough investigation into the incident and has passed on her sympathy to the families affected by it.

Sandton goes car-free for a month

The Sandton CBD will be closed to cars during the month-long EcoMobility World Festival over October. Instead, people will be encouraged to use public transport, cycle and walk. Johannesburg hopes they will see the benefits of going car-free and that there will be a permanent shift.

Brand South Africa calls for a single national narrative

At a workshop held in Johannesburg this week, Brand South Africa urged stakeholders and provinces to align themselves with its brand so that the nation would have one story, well told.

'Iconic' walkway bridge to connect Alexandra

‘Iconic’ walkway bridge to connect Alexandra, Sandton

The City of Johannesburg is moving to overcome one of the legacies of apartheid spatial planning in an innovative way, with plans to build a cycling and pedestrian walkway - including a bridge over Africa's busiest highway - connecting Alexandra township with the business hub of Sandton.

Finding a place for female playwrights

Tackling the gender divide in theatre and performing arts is close to Mokgoro Ntshieng’s heart. The celebrated theatre doyenne is bent on bringing female theatre professionals to the forefront of the industry.

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