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The Loeries, the award-winning radio ad and other collaborations

Brand South Africa's Play Your Part initiative was one of 34 Gold award winners at the Loeries this year. Here's more on the award-winning...

South African journalists excel at CNN awards

South African journalists won a number of categories in the 20th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards. The awards were handed out in Nairobi, Kenya, this past weekend. Keynote speaker President Uhuru Kenyatta praised the journalists' efforts to tell their own African stories.

SA’s Rolene Strauss crowned Miss World

An estimated one billion viewers watched as Miss South Africa - 22-year-old Rolene Strauss - was crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant's final in London on Sunday. She is the first South Africa to win the title since Anneline Kriel in 1974.

Guy Scott: Zambia’s impolitic white leader

His lineage bars Guy Scott from running for president – only those with Zambian-born parents may do so – but for the next 90 days he will run the nation until elections are held. Outside the country, his race is of the most significance; in Zambia, however, his ability to do the job is far more relevant.

Guy Scott: Zambia’s impolitic white leader

His lineage bars Guy Scott from running for president – only those with Zambian-born parents may do so – but for the next 90 days he will run the nation until elections are held. Outside the country, his race is of the most significance; in Zambia, however, his ability to do the job is far more relevant.

Active citizens build South Africa’s brand

It is up to South Africans to build the nation's brand; this will not be done overnight but can take years. Each citizen must participate actively, or negative perceptions may remain, a Vega Masterclass learns.

Entrepreneurship key to jobs for youth

To overcome the problem of high youth unemployment, young South Africans should look to running their own small businesses – and be taught how to do it from a young age. This was one of the ideas discussed at the Brand South Africa breakfast forum with CNN anchor Richard Quest on 13 May 2013.

CNN’s Richard Quest examines the rise of Africa

The debate was lively when straight-talking CNN anchor Richard Quest hosted Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola, Telkom chair Jabu Mabuza and Goldman Sachs MD Colin Coleman at a breakfast forum discussing African economic growth on Tuesday 13 May.

#BringBackOurGirls shows the power of social media in Africa

Social media's potential as a powerful agent for change and conflict resolution in Africa is being demonstrated by the hugely viral #BringBackOurGirls online campaign to rescue 276 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram Islamist militants.

South African women on Forbes Africa tech list

Two South Africans, both based in Cape Town, have been added to the Forbes women to watch technology list. Their startups are using technology to improve the lives of others, from education to innovative business solutions.