Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa

Remembering Joe Mafela, South African actor 1942 – 2017

Beloved star of film and television Joe Mafela died on 18 March 2017, following a road accident in Johannesburg. He was 75. CD Anderson Well known...

Remembering Thandi Klaasen, South African singer 1931-2017

Legendary South African jazz singer Thandi Klaasen died on 15 January 2017 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. The news was announced by...

South African artist Black Coffee wins at BET Awards

House music maestro Black Coffee wins a Black Entertainment Television (BET) Award. Brand South Africa Reporter House music maestro Black Coffee has become the first South African...

South Africa backs budding artists

South Africa's Department of Arts and Culture says art and music can help the country as a whole, through encouraging its young citizens to hone their artistic skills to keep them from turning to a life of crime. Sectorial and provincial consultations taking place throughout the country.

South Africa’s heritage can boost unity

South Africa's heritage can help to increase social cohesion and build a national identity, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said at the official National Heritage Day celebration in Limpopo yesterday. The country's colourful attire, song and dance was also out in full force.

South Africa pays tribute to historic heroes

The National Heritage Monument in Pretoria encompasses South Africa's history. It features bronze life-size statues of people who have left their mark, from the precolonial era, through the colonial times to the liberation struggle. It should become a must-stop visit for tourists.

Libraries: integral to democracies

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions hosted its World Library and Information Conference in Cape Town in August. It enabled librarians from across the world to experience local hospitality, and allowed for energetic discussion on the role of a library in this modern era.

South Africa celebrates Africa Day

The continent's diversity is celebrated in its arts and culture this Africa Day, on 25 May. South Africa is celebrating the day with a month-long celebration of what it means to be African. And in Johannesburg, the fourth Pan-African Cultural Congress will look at harnessing cultural diversity.

Chabane laid to rest in ancestral Limpopo village

The death of Collins Chabane should prompt South Africans to think carefully about road safety, President Zuma said at his funeral. The public service and administration minister received an official state funeral on Human Rights Day.

Chabane laid to rest in ancestral Limpopo village

The death of Collins Chabane should prompt South Africans to think carefully about road safety, President Zuma said at his funeral. The public service and administration minister received an official state funeral on Human Rights Day.