memory

#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...

South African Music Awards (SAMAs) celebrates 25 years of excellence in the local music...

This coming weekend, the South African Music Awards (SAMAs) will take a trip down memory lane in celebration of its 25th anniversary, under the...

Nation Branding in action: reaching the masses in 2018

It is imperative that one takes the time out to look back and reflect on the efforts put into achieving a successful year. To...

Celebrating the South African Constitutional Court

The Constitutional Court is a powerful reminder of how far the country has come. Its Great African Steps are built of the bricks from Number Four prison, holding within them the memories of the countless prisoners denied their dignity. Its design is symbolic of "justice under a tree"; it is a masterpiece of the South African transition.

An overview of the history of South African art

South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

Press release: Brand South Africa and United Nations launch UN Day exhibition

Brand South Africa and the United Nations will be hosting a six-month exhibition on how the UN helped end apartheid. Johannesburg, Wednesday 18 October 2017...

Castle of Good Hope celebrates South Africa’s diverse heritage

During Heritage Month, Cape Town's Castle of Good Hope launched a legacy project that highlights 350 years of South African history, from colonial and...

South African literature

An overview of the main currents in South African literature, from Olive Schreiner's depiction of life on isolated Karoo farms to more recent work...

Nelson Mandela books: a selection

The world's authors - from biographers and journalists to friends and comrades - have found compelling stories to tell about a life lived with courage and conviction. Here's a selection of some of the best books about Nelson Rohlihlahla Mandela.

South African poet takes African women’s message to the world

Poet Koleka Putuma is a South African cultural icon-in-waiting. Her straight-talking multimedia poetry tackles racism, sexism and social ills head-on, giving young African women...