Let’s make 2020 as incredible as 2019, all you have to do is play...

2019 felt like it was South Africa's golden year, we won in so many ways and as a nation, felt more united than ever, so...

Press release: Brand South Africa commemorates Dakar Talks

Johannesburg, Monday 10 July 2017 – As part of the Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Dakar 1987 Talks and Celebration activities around...

Next Einstein Forum looks for Africa’s leaders

Can the next Einstein come from Africa? In the run up to the Next Einstein Forum's first global gathering for science in Africa this month, it has called on game changers from Africa and around the world to support a new era in science and technology on the continent.

Africa’s growth potential – and its ‘Next 10’ biggest cities

Global investors are increasingly taking note of the untapped potential of sub-Saharan Africa, and most major international corporations are already active in its three largest cities. According to a new report, they should also be getting excited about the region's "Next 10" biggest cities.

Films explore urban African tapestry

Six short films, making up the African Metropolis series, place the dynamic, growing cities of Africa on the big screen. "These films represent Africa in conversation with itself," explains one of the featured directors. The series has been screened at several international festivals.

Benin gallery keeps African art in Africa

Contemporary African art is carving a niche in the West African town of Ouidah, Benin. Known more for its slave trade and voodoo roots, the region is starting to draw visitors more interested in the arts and culture. It is also offering a space for expatriate artists to show their work at home for the first time.

De Villiers stars at UK speed fest

South Africa, in the form of Dakar Rally ace Giniel de Villiers and his SA-manufactured Toyota Dakar Racing Hilux, was one of the stars of the 20th edition of England's famous Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Tutu: lifelong speaker of ‘truth to power’

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is to give South Africa's Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu a special once-off award, accompanied by a $1-million grant, in recognition of his "lifelong commitment to speaking truth to power".