writing

SANEF holds successful, first council meeting for the year

This past Saturday, the South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) held a successful Council meeting in Cape Town, which was addressed by DKMS-Africa and...

The Show Must Go On: Creative Industries Innovate Their Approach Amidst COVID-19

By Phindile Maduna The influx and proliferation of the global COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa since March 2020, resulted in President Cyril Ramaphosa declaring a...

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...

A South African story – Umshado heads to Manhattan for the Rave Theatre Festival

South Africa’s creative industries contribute to how the country is perceived by global audiences; it is imperative to celebrate those who take local stories...

Call for Nominations for Members to Serve on the Board of Trustees of...

The President of South Africa, His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, hereby invites nominations for candidates to serve as trustees on the Brand South Africa Trust.  Brand...

Play Your Part heads to Mpumalanga to encourage youth entrepreneurship

Johannesburg, Wednesday 31 July 2019 – Brand South Africa’s Play Your Part programme, in partnership with the Youth Economic Alliance, will host Grade 11...

The Lazy Makoti’s Guide to the Kitchen

- Mogau Seshoene returns from Maco, China and the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Ceremony – the Olympics of Cookbooks Mogau Seshoene has just returned from...

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...

Celebrating the South African Constitutional Court

The Constitutional Court is a powerful reminder of how far the country has come. Its Great African Steps are built of the bricks from Number Four prison, holding within them the memories of the countless prisoners denied their dignity. Its design is symbolic of "justice under a tree"; it is a masterpiece of the South African transition.

Eastern Cape filmmaker wants to help tell his community’s stories

Instead of aiming for the bright lights and the big bucks of Hollywood, filmmaker Ntsikelelo Mavata returns to his hometown roots to make films...