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THE BOOKERY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BRAND SOUTH AFRICA TO OPEN A NEW LIBRARY AT...

For the first time more than 1178 learners at Zisukhanyo Secondary School in Philippi, Cape Town have a well-stocked and fully functional library.  At...

Promoting a culture of reading, writing and literacy at the 4th Annual Abantu Book...

  By Phindi Maduna As the official custodian of the country’s Nation Brand, Brand South Africa was pleased to partner with the Abantu Book Festival for...

Brand South Africa partners with Abantu Book Festival in celebrating literary

The South African story is one that carries weight and pride, and reverberates all around the globe. Platforms like the Abantu Book Festival sets...

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.

African romance novels heat things up

African romance writers are creating waves from Lagos to Cape Town with a range of books that empower women. Ankara Press books offer readers alternative models of behaviour compared to those of traditional romances, which rely on ideas of male dominance.

Portal to boost African music

Music In Africa plans to get the world's ears tuned to the music of the continent. It's an online portal that serves the African music industry – whether that be producers in Harare, musicians in New York or singers in the Dakar. Africa offers much diversity and talent, and that needs to be offered to the world.

Township school leads to academic success

ASE---thumbWhen they discovered they were hopelessly prepared for university after matriculating from a township school, Nonhlanhla Masina and Melusi Radebe decided to make sure other youngsters did not flounder. They set up the African School of Excellence, which is having great success in raising academic levels.

Township school leads to academic success

ASE---thumbWhen they discovered they were hopelessly prepared for university after matriculating from a township school, Nonhlanhla Masina and Melusi Radebe decided to make sure other youngsters did not flounder. They set up the African School of Excellence, which is having great success in raising academic levels.

Bulelwa Basse: Highlighting women’s strengths through poetry

Bulelwa BasseThrough her organisation the Lyrical Base Project, poet Bulelwa Basse empowers and motivates women, helping to uplift poor communities and invest in their artistic expression through creative writing, poetry and performing arts.

Bulelwa Basse: Highlighting women’s strengths through poetry

Bulelwa BasseThrough her organisation the Lyrical Base Project, poet Bulelwa Basse empowers and motivates women, helping to uplift poor communities and invest in their artistic expression through creative writing, poetry and performing arts.