South Africa’s commercial radio stations
A guide to South Africa's commercial radio stations, which includes what each offers, what frequency to tune into and where the broadcasting areas are. Brand...
South African radio online
South Africa's most popular radio stations are available online, so you can tune into South African music, news and talk - no matter where you are in the world.
South Africa’s public broadcasting radio stations
Here's a list of South Africa's public broadcasting radio stations. Brand South Africa reporter The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is responsible for public-service broadcasting in...
Kenyan train joins Thomas and Friends TV show
A new African character comes to Tidmouth Sheds, home to popular children's television show Thomas and Friends, in 2018. Meet Nia the Kenyan engine,...
South Africa’s first vegan magazine
Media24 has launched South Africa’s first vegan focused magazine, The Vegan Life. Besides vegan friendly recipes, there are also informative articles on a wide...
Global accolades for isiXhosa movie Inxeba
South African isiXhosa-language movie Inxeba movingly explores the conflict of traditional rites of manhood, when initiates “go to the mountain”, with awakening pride in...
Africans on Time magazine’s 2016 100 Most Influential list
The Time 100 is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, including academics, politicians, cultural personalities and philanthropists. A number of Africans and Africa-related events feature this year.
Bringing African children’s stories to a new generation
The African Storybook project is using the internet to bring uniquely African children's literature to a wider audience, telling the stories of the continent in over 2000 languages
Melville gets South Africa’s first shipping container mall
In a first for South Africa, the trendy suburb of Melville in Johannesburg will soon get a shopping centre made entirely of shipping containers.
Karoo music lends weight to TV series
Guitarist Les Javan has composed a haunting soundtrack for the TV series Vlug na Egipte. Set in the Karoo, it is shaped by the music of the desert. It's a mixed bag of langarm, choral, goema and classical influences, and the composer has created a sound that identifies and is unique to each character.