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SA gears up to celebrate 30 years of democracy while aiming to attract investments

By Thoko Modise, Acting Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Communications, Brand South Africa     This week’s announcement of May 29th as the date of the...

Western Cape scoops big wins at the World Tourism Awards

By Mduduzi Malinga The Western Cape is a South African province with coasts bordering the Indian and Atlantic oceans. It is known for the port...

#LivingtheLegacy: Unapologetically Asanda

In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic and as we reflect on Nelson Mandela’s legacy that serves as a memory that gives hope for...

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe 2017

The reigning Miss South Africa is the new Miss Universe, the first South African to win the title since Margaret Gardiner wore the crown...

World champion Bianca Zoonekynd is back in SA

Bianca Zoonekynd won gold at the 2017 Trampoline World Championships in Bulgaria. She's now looking for funding to get more local talent into competitions. Brand...

Meet Miss South Africa 2017: Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

The 21 year-old business management student Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss South Africa 2017 at a ceremony at Sun City on 26 March...

Amajimbos defeat Nigeria to make CAF Youth final

A good plan and solid preparation paid off for the South African national under-17 team when they beat reigning African champs Nigeria 1-0 in an "unforgettable" semi-final CAF African Youth Championship match on Wednesday afternoon.

Welcome home, Rolene

South Africans have been urged to give Rolene Strauss, the newly crowned Miss World, a proudly South African welcome. She lands at OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday morning, and members of the public are invited to come along, bearing flags, posters and vuvuzelas, to show their support.

Rolene Strauss: Miss World 2014

Free State medical student Rolene Strauss has been named the most beautiful young woman in the world, and wears the Miss World crown with aplomb. She won over the judges with her compassion and intelligence, and plans to follow in the footsteps of her heroes to make a real difference.

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.