African stories

Brand South Africa and the Joburg Film Festival Celebrates African Excellence

Johannesburg, South Africa - The Joburg Film Festival taking place in the heart of Egoli, today announced the opening film, Moussa Sene Absa directed...

SOUTH AFRICAN STORIES STRENGTHENING THE NATION BRAND ON INTERNATIONAL PLATFORMS

The South African Nation Brand is influenced by creative industries including music, film, visual arts and design (to name a few). This is definitely...

SSAFF ON DEMAND: THE BEST CONTEMPORARY SOUTH AFRICAN CINEMA AVAILABLE TO RENT ONLINE

Brand South Africa is proud to collaborate with the Sydney South African Film Festival (SSAFF) to bring to audiences across the globe a curated...

Brand South Africa and The Odd Number win silver at The 2019 Loeries Awards

Brand South Africa and The Odd Number agency bagged yet another award at the 2019 Loeries that took place in Durban this weekend, receiving...

Ducere Foundation tells African stories

Ducere-Foundation---thumbThe African Children's Stories Program makes books relevant – and so makes reading more interesting – to African children by publishing and distributing African children's stories from African countries.

Telling our African stories

The launch of African Independent, by Independent Media, diversifies the media landscape by offering a space to tell stories for Africans, by Africans. Jovial Rantao heads up the editorial team, and he says it is his "big African baby".

Storytelling takes centre stage

GcinaM---thumbThe Sibikwa Storytelling Festival aims to build social cohesion, promote indigenous languages, give a platform to sign language, and build national identity. Running over a week at two venues in Soweto, it has a programme for youngsters, as well as open mic sessions.

SS Mendi tragedy on stage at the Soweto Theatre

On 21 February 1917, the SS Mendi troopship carrying more than 800 black South African men sank off the Isle of Wight in the British Channel. The bravery of the men as they stared death in the face is portrayed on staged at the Soweto Theatre.

SS Mendi tragedy on stage at the Soweto Theatre

On 21 February 1917, the SS Mendi troopship carrying more than 800 black South African men sank off the Isle of Wight in the British Channel. The bravery of the men as they stared death in the face is portrayed on staged at the Soweto Theatre.

Telling inspirational South African stories

The second episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, featuring actress and comedienne Shimmy Isaacs, architect Mokena Makeka and showjumping pioneer Enos Mafokate, broadcasts on SABC 1 at 12h30 on Sunday.