Young Africans, who are fed up with the unrelenting negative stereotypes of the continent spread by the mainstream media, have started a new campaign on social media.
On Wednesday, 22 April, Brand South Africa will host a live Twitter chat on renewable energy with the technical director of energy at Aurecon, Dr Clinton Carter-Brown.
South African comedian, Riaad Moosa, is at the forefront of a campaign that aims to change the negative perceptions of Muslims. Called #MuslimNotExtremist, it aims to show that Muslims are normal people leading lives that are anything but militant.
Despite rain and the death of 41 people in an attack by terrorist group Boko Haram, millions of Nigerians turned out to vote in hotly contested elections to choose the president of Africa's most populous country.
Join Brand South Africa on Wednesday 18 March for a 20-minute live-tweeting conversation with the inspirational Angel Jones, founder and CEO of Homecoming Revolution. The session will reach out to Global South Africans for questions on contributing to skills and employment in South Africa.
Brand South Africa will host a live Twitter chat with economist Dr Iraj Abedian, founder and chief executive of Pan-African Capital Holdings, to explore the implications of South Africa's 2015 national Budget for both investors and citizens.