recognition

The Loeries, the award-winning radio ad and other collaborations

Brand South Africa's Play Your Part initiative was one of 34 Gold award winners at the Loeries this year. Here's more on the award-winning...

South Africa welcomes another world heritage site

Unesco's World Heritage Committee has included South Africa's ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape on its list of world heritage sites. Priya Pitamber South Africa's ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape in...

CodeMakers teaches computer programming to Umlazi learners

CodeMakers teaches learners at schools in Umlazi, eThekwini to understand computer programme coding and in the process tell their stories through creating their own...

Another win for South Africa: Terry Pheto awarded for movie role

Acclaimed South African actress Terry Pheto has won an award at the UK National Film Awards for her role in A United Kingdom. Brand South...

Five South African human rights NGOs you should know about

To celebrate Human Rights Day on 21 March, here is a look at five of South Africa's NGOs working for human rights in the country and beyond, organisations dedicated to the promotion of human dignity, equality and freedom.

WWF South Africa honours river expert

12 August 2016 It's impossible to imagine the planet without water. One woman, Dr Jackie King, has devoted her career to this vital commodity. She...
South Africa wins award for fight against malaria

South Africa wins award for fight against malaria

Africa is making strides in the fight against malaria. While there is still work to be done, and the battle continues, countries were honoured for what they have done so far. And South Africa was one of the 14 to have been awarded for its work to eradicate the deadly disease.

A guarantee of freedom: South Africa’s Bill of Rights

South Africa's ground-breaking Bill of Rights is widely regarded as one of the most progressive in the world. All South Africans should know their rights, and respect the rights of fellow citizens. Read the full text of the Bill of Rights.

SA struggle heroes to be repatriated

The remains of Moses Kotane and JB Marks, who were buried in Russia in the 1970s, during the struggle against apartheid, will be repatriated. They will be reburied in North West. "They will be remembered as heroes of our liberation struggle," said Art and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Grootbos champions South Africa’s biodiversity

Grootbos Nature Reserve is one of five African destinations on National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World list - three from South Africa and two from Tanzania. It has also been nominated for an international Tourism for Tomorrow Award for its conservation programmes.