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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...

2024 Grammy Nominations: South African talent puts a spotlight on the country’s creative flair

  Celebrations are in order as South African entertainers Tyla, Musa Keys, and Trevor Noah join other international talent on the list of nominees for...

South African rhythm continues to move the world with a Grammy nod

By Mduduzi Malinga   Zakes Bantwini and Nomcebo Zikode have been nominated for their first Grammy’s for Best Global Music Performance. The two were nominated alongside...

Soweto Gospel Choir bags 3rd Grammy Award

The Soweto Gospel Choir has been inundated with congratulatory messages, following their third Grammy win this weekend. The choir was recognised at the 2019 GRAMMY...

Relive Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s five Grammy-winning moments

South African a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo won their fifth Grammy at the 2018 Grammy Awards, confirming their status as one of the...

Les Amazones d’Afrique sing for human rights and gender equality

An all-female music supergroup, made up of some of Africa's legendary performers, are collaborating to drive gender equality and human rights on the continent. CD...

South Africans championing human rights

Besides the late Nelson Mandela, many other South Africans have stood up for human rights. Among their names, we can count people like Desmond Tutu and Miriam Makeba. They have all devoted their time and talents to improving the lives of all people.

South African music gets three Grammy nods

Three nominations have come the way of South African musicians for next year's Grammys, including the 16th nomination for the world-renowned isicathamiya and mbube singers, Ladysmith Black Mambazo. They are joined by Wouter Kellerman and gospel singer Neville D.

Maya Angelou’s day is done 1928 – 2014

As the world pauses to mourn celebrated African American author, poet and human rights activist, Dr Maya Angelou, we take a moment to remember her words in our time of grief.

It’s youth that inspires me, says thrilled Shabalala

Born in Ladysmith in KwaZulu-Natal, Joseph Shabalala, the founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, was named as a "living legend" by eThekwini Municipality last year....