politics

Image: Supplied. Thousands of Palestinians gather at Mandela Square in Ramallah, 11th January 2024.

South Africa’s Principled Stand: A Moral Beacon in Geopolitics

Written by Ebrahim Deen (Researcher, Brand South Africa)     “By bravely standing up for what is right and taking Israel to the ICJ, however, South Africa...

SSAFF ON DEMAND: THE BEST CONTEMPORARY SOUTH AFRICAN CINEMA AVAILABLE TO RENT ONLINE

Brand South Africa is proud to collaborate with the Sydney South African Film Festival (SSAFF) to bring to audiences across the globe a curated...

President Ramaphosa to participate at the Financial Times (FT) Africa Summit, London

President Ramaphosa has been invited to give a key note address at the Financial Times (FT) Africa Summit under the theme Africa in Motion...

ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE JOINT SITTING OF PARLIAMENT ON THE CRISIS...

Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Thandi Modise, Chairperson of the NCOP, Mr Amos Masondo, Honourable Members, I have called this special joint sitting of the...

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...

King Kong swings back on to South African stages

The massively successful King Kong musical is back on South African stages. More than half a century ago, it helped to launch the careers...

The gift of freedom of expression

Nina Hastie celebrates South Africa’s progressive Constitution and how the right to freedom of expression is a pillar of democracy in South Africa. Nina...

Remembering ‘Uncle Kathy’: Ahmed Kathrada 1929-2017

Former Rivonia trialist and anti-apartheid struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada died today, following a long illness. He was 87. After 1994, Kathrada served as a...

Algeria ready to strengthen trade and industry ties with South Africa

Algerian ambassador to South Africa Abd-El-Naceur Belaid called for stronger economic partnerships between Algeria and South Africa at an Algeria-South Africa trade and investment...

South Africans flying the flag for African excellence

Brand South Africa salutes the 100 Most Influential Africans announced earlier this week by the New African magazine for flying the African flag of excellence. Sixteen South Africans are amongst the 100 most influential Africans including Brand South Africa board member, Thebe Ikalafeng.