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South African literature

An overview of the main currents in South African literature, from Olive Schreiner's depiction of life on isolated Karoo farms to more recent work...

Miriam Tlali: 1933 to 2017

The late Miriam Tlali was the first black woman to publish a novel in South Africa. She died on 24 February 2017. Tlali was...

Full text: South Africa’s 2017 budget speech

South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, presented what many believe to be a tough budget. At the same time he calls on all South...

Full text: the mini budget

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his team before the delivery of the mini budget on 26 October 2016. (Image: National Treasury, Facebook) Compiled by Priya...

Role of tertiary sector in shaping the nation brand

Sulaiman Philip In the ongoing Nation Brand Forum University Dialogues, a panel at the University of Pretoria (UP) spoke about the role of the tertiary...

September Jive to celebrate South African music heritage

31 August 2016 The September Jive art exhibition and music seminar series will celebrate Heritage Month with a tribute to the musical heritage of South Africa....

A level playing field

This fusion has allowed Amandla EduFootball to develop a healthy attitude towards education in the children taking part in its programmes, using their love...

EcoBoxx helps micro entrepreneurs

amandla-project---thumbCommunity Chest searches for ways to help people get out of the poverty trap. Its EcoBoxx Entrepreneur Kit and Amandla! project do just this. Rather than simply handing out charity, they allow people to earn their own livings and so contribute to the economy.

Play Your Part: a TV series to inspire

In an attempt to inspire ordinary people to do extraordinary things, Brand South Africa is airing the second season of its Play Your Part series, which encourages responsible citizenship, pride and patriotism, on SABC 1.

Play Your Part: a TV series to inspire

Brand South Africa's Play Your Part television series, featuring stories of ordinary people working to improve their communities, aims to inspire South Africans to start making those "small actions that make a big difference in the lives of others".