Meet the doctors: The two Miss South Africa semi-finalists on the medical front-line

Two of the Miss South Africa Top 15 semi-finalists – Karishma Ramdev and Thato Mosehle – are medical doctors who are currently working at...

COVID-19 Recovery Strategy – How to Navigate the Economic and Brand Reputation Risk Landscape...

As the country keeps making progress and slowly opening up the economy, Brand South Africa in collaboration with National Business Initiative (NBI) hosted a...

Domestic Perceptions Survey – Understanding Covid-19 in SA

The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) now known as ‘Coronavirus Disease 2019’ (COVID-19) has hit the world by storm. Leading the World...

UNDP Report shows that South Africans are enjoying a longer and healthier life

Johannesburg, Tuesday 18 September 2018 -  Brand South Africa welcomes South Africa’s improvement in the 2018 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report...

Cape Town comes out tops as the fittest city

An active nation is a healthy nation! Findings from the Discovery Health’s latest Fittest City Index have indicated the fitness habits of South Africans...

South Africa makes history with HIV vaccine trial

South Africa is taking part in an experimental vaccine programme to curb HIV. Just over 5 000 volunteers, from 15 cities across five provinces,...

The eradication of Guinea worm in Africa

Since 1986 former American president Jimmy Carter has worked to eradicate Dracunculiasis – the extremely painful and debilitating Guinea worm disease – from the...

Drug ATM for South Africans

In the same fashion people draw money from ATMs, South Africans will soon be able to get medicine from dispensing machines. The Department of Health...

Extensive HIV vaccine study planned in South Africa

American scientists are scheduling a major trial of an experimental HIV vaccine in South Africa in 2016, "the most feasible vaccine ever developed". It will be one of largest single clinical testing processes done in South Africa.

Senegalese humanitarian appointed Fifa’s first female secretary-general (2)

Fifa’s new secretary-general is an African, and just as extraordinary, a woman. Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s appointment is being greeted with optimism in the football world with Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino believing she is the best person to help him rebuild the organisation.