Luthando Jackson has been playing the guitar for only two years, and already he impresses all who hear him strum. The nine-year-old, who is the first in his family to show such prowess on the instrument, has a natural affinity for the guitar.
Entries are open for the African Leadership Academy's US$75 000 Anzisha Prize, the continent's top award for innovative social and business entrepreneurs between the ages of 15 and 22.
Dance talent is sought and nurtured in Gauteng's disadvantaged townships by South African Mzansi Ballet. Young, poor dancers are introduced to the joy of classical ballet and exposed to a potential career in the performing arts.
Kgomotso Seboko Plays her Part through a modelling agency that helps hopefulls who come from different townships to achieve their dreams of making it to the cat walk, on the TV, and on billboards across South Africa.
A fun birthday greeting painted by the teenaged Marlene Dumas nearly 40 years ago for a friend is expected to fetch between US$11 100 and $15 900 when it goes under the hammer as part of a London sale of South African art in two months’ time.
• SA art sets new record