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A new street art mural of Nelson Mandela watches over the community of Camden, London

Madiba mural unveiled in London for Mandela Day

A newly completed mural on the appropriately named Mandela Street in Camden, London, is yet another fitting tribute to the life and work of...
Neil Sandilands and Kim Engelbrecht will star in the forthcoming season of The Flash

South African actors join The Flash TV series

South African actors Neil Sandilands and Kim Engelbrecht join the fourth season of the hit superhero series, The Flash, in high-profile roles. CD Anderson South African...
South African guitarist Ray Phiri died on 12 July 2017 following a battle with lung cancer

Remembering Ray Phiri, South African musician 1947 – 2017

Legendary Stimela founder and internationally renowned singer and guitarist Ray Phiri died on 12 July 2017, following a battle with lung cancer. The self-taught...
Johannesburg Awakening Minds, Dorothy Ann Gould, homeless, Shakespeare, theatre, arts, culture, social development

Homeless theatre group takes Shakespeare to the streets

A group of homeless people living on the streets of Johannesburg have found their true calling in theatre. With the help of a dedicated...

Brenda Fassie immortalised in comic book

An anthology of comic books featuring notable women from all over the world, Femme Magnifique, has included a South African. The late singer, Brenda...
Five songs about Africa for Africa Day

Africa Day: Get your funk on with five great musical tributes to the continent

From Sly to Fela, reggae to hip-hop, the world is indebted to the rich musical and cultural history of Africa. Here are five examples...
codemakers coding computers learners

CodeMakers teaches computer programming to Umlazi learners

CodeMakers teaches learners at schools in Umlazi, eThekwini to understand computer programme coding and in the process tell their stories through creating their own...
Laduma Ngxokolo

Me and my constitution: Laduma Ngxokolo

Fashion designer and proud South African Laduma Ngxokolo shares his views about South Africa's Constitution and tells us how it has helped to shape...

African punks: 5 bands you should be listening to

Punk rock, despite its northern hemisphere origins, has a lot in common with the African creative philosophy: its do-it-yourself, community-based collaborative culture, outspoken social...

Refentse Morake: from busker to the stage

Musician Refentse Morake was discovered giving Afrikaans pop music a unique African flavour on the streets on Vereeniging in 2015 by Cecilia Marchionna.  Brand South...
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