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Department of Sport, Arts and Culture: COVID19 Sector relief framework and criteria

STATEMENT Department of Sport, Arts and Culture: Sector relief framework and criteria Our country is dealing with a national emergency, as all efforts of the government,...

Remembering Ray Phiri, South African musician 1947 – 2017

Legendary Stimela founder and internationally renowned singer and guitarist Ray Phiri died on 12 July 2017, following a battle with lung cancer. The self-taught...

South Africa hosting WEF on Africa

Global leaders in government, civil society, academia and the media are headed to Durban in early May as South Africa hosts the annual World...

Remembering Joe Mafela, South African actor 1942 – 2017

Beloved star of film and television Joe Mafela died on 18 March 2017, following a road accident in Johannesburg. He was 75. CD Anderson Well known...

Miriam Tlali: 1933 to 2017

The late Miriam Tlali was the first black woman to publish a novel in South Africa. She died on 24 February 2017. Tlali was...

Remembering Lundi, South African gospel star, 1979-2017

Gospel singer Lundi Tyamara has died at the age of 38. Fans, friends and family have paid tribute to one of South Africa's most...

Remembering Thandi Klaasen, South African singer 1931-2017

Legendary South African jazz singer Thandi Klaasen died on 15 January 2017 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. The news was announced by...

Remembering Mandoza: Kwaito star 1978 – 2016

CD Anderson Kwaito king and crossover hit-maker Mandoza passed away on 18 September 2016; his death follows a diagnosis of pharyngeal cancer a year ago....

South African artist Black Coffee wins at BET Awards

House music maestro Black Coffee wins a Black Entertainment Television (BET) Award. Brand South Africa Reporter House music maestro Black Coffee has become the first South African...

South Africa tackles racism

There was a need for a multi-pronged approach to deal with racism in South Africa, said Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa at the launch Anti-Racism Week, an initiative announced by the newly established Anti-Racism Network South Africa.