photographers

Youngsters tell their stories with Ilizwi

ilizwi---thumbUsing photography to give voice to their narratives, the members of the Ilizwi Photo Club in Khayelitsha are finding a creative outlet to express their issues. They are able to raise social awareness in their communities and ultimately become advocates of change.

Winners: 2015 Agility Africa photo competition

Angola, Kenya and Uganda came out tops in the Africa Agility photo competition. The aim of the contest was to encourage amateur and professional photographers to capture development in Africa in three categories: cities, industry, and technology. Uganda's Mohsen Taha was named the overall winner.

Sibella, Karoo’s queen of the cheetahs, dies

Sibella, the first cheetah to be reintroduced into the Great Karoo in 125 years, died at the mature age of 14 following an injury suffered while hunting a duiker buck. Sibella was responsible for a significant jump in the local cheetah population, birthing an astonishing 20 cubs.

Photo competition to showcase a positive Africa

Photographers could win up to $4 000 in this year's Africa Agility photo competition. The aim of the event is to show positive aspects of the continent to counter-balance the many negative perceptions people have of it.

Pistorius, Dewani cases validate South Africa’s robust justice system

After unrelenting global media coverage of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, the spotlight will again be on South Africa, its Constitution and the strength of its legal system when Shrien Dewani is extradited from the UK to answer to the court about the murder of his bride, Anni Hindocha.

Exhibition exposes apartheid, celebrates South African photography

Nigerian-born Okwui Enwezor, adjunct curator at the International Centre of Photography in New York, took journalists on a walk through his new exhibition, the monumental Rise and Fall of Apartheid, which documents not only the banality and brutality of the system but also the rich history of South African photography.

Exhibition exposes apartheid, celebrates South African photography

Nigerian-born Okwui Enwezor, adjunct curator at the International Centre of Photography in New York, took journalists on a walk through his new exhibition, the monumental Rise and Fall of Apartheid, which documents not only the banality and brutality of the system but also the rich history of South African photography.

Creativity for a good cause

A pair of creative philanthropists has come up with the concept of iExist, through which the big questions are explored in art. But the driving force behind the project is to help the less fortunate through auctioning the works of art made under the iExist banner.

Marikana inquiry to be ‘fearless, fair’

The Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana tragedy owed it to the people of South Africa to do its work as expeditiously as possible without fear or favour, Commission chairperson and retired judge Ian Farlam said at the start of the inquiry in Rustenburg on Monday.

Series showcases South African ‘can-do’

The fifth episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, featuring a Harvard business graduate turned job creator, a world-renowned photographer passionate about sharing, and a soccer team with a difference, broadcasts on SABC 1 at 12h30 on Sunday, 20 November.