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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...

South African biker in Dakar challenge

CD Anderson South African motorbike racer Joey Evans is currently competing in the gruelling Dakar Rally across South America. While being in the race, running...

Africa’s Great Green Wall to stop the spreading Sahara

The Great Green Wall of Africa is an AU vision to create an enormous belt of trees running for 7 000 kilometres along the southern border of the Sahara, from the west coast all the way to the east. A plan to stop desertification, it's been described as a "daring endeavour in human history, a real world wonder".

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.

Portal to boost African music

Music In Africa plans to get the world's ears tuned to the music of the continent. It's an online portal that serves the African music industry – whether that be producers in Harare, musicians in New York or singers in the Dakar. Africa offers much diversity and talent, and that needs to be offered to the world.

No confirmed Ebola cases in South Africa

The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has so far been restricted to West Africa, with isolated cases in Spain and the United States. However, no confirmed cases have been reported in South African and its neighbouring countries, says the South African Department of Health.

No confirmed Ebola cases in South Africa

The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has so far been restricted to West Africa, with isolated cases in Spain and the United States. However, no confirmed cases have been reported in South African and its neighbouring countries, says the South African Department of Health.

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.