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  • South African hearing app grows its reach January 18, 2017
    Download the hearZA app and test yourself and two friends’ hearing via your smartphone. The innovation is from a South African team and is used globally. Melissa Javan More than 40,000 hearing tests have been done with a hearing app created by a South African team of researchers. The hearScreen app, provided on a smartphone, […]
  • Ayanda Bandla, ambassador for the future January 17, 2017
    Play Your Part ambassador Ayanda Bandla, a familiar face to some of us, is a television personality and businesswoman who has a genuine passion for developing South Africa’s youth and helping them overcome their biggest challenges. Play Your Part reporter Reality television personality and businesswoman Ayanda Bandla has joined the ranks of our Play Your […]
  • Thandi Klaasen 1931-2017 January 16, 2017
    Legendary South African jazz singer Thandi Klaasen died on 15 January 2017 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. The news was announced by her daughter, jazz singer Lorraine Klaasen, who lives in Canada. As one of the country’s foremost singers, Klaasen was comfortable in a number of genres, from big band and intimate songbird […]
  • Infographic: Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling January 13, 2017
    Find out what small changes you can make when it comes to recycling with our handy infographic.The post Infographic: Do’s and Don’ts of Recycling appeared first on Brand South Africa.
  • Responsible leadership the agenda at Davos January 13, 2017
    With the global political and economic landscape changing rapidly, the World Economic Forum is urging global leaders to be more responsive and responsible. South Africa is heeding that call and is making sure the country is open for business. By Shamin Chibba In the coming days the snowy Alpine town of Davos in Switzerland will […]
  • South African matric is accepted at Harvard University January 13, 2017
    A 2016 matric learner from Durban’s Westville Boys’ High School who earned seven distinctions in his final exams last year has been accepted to study at Harvard University, one of the US’s premier Ivy League institutions. The 17-year-old Sasasa Dlamini is determined to use his Harvard opportunity to learn from the world’s best and invest […]
  • South African blogger’s #CarseatFullstop campaign brings results January 12, 2017
    A Cape Town blogger started an online initiative, #CarseatFullstop, to get every child in South Africa strapped into an appropriate car seat every time they travel in a vehicle. Melissa Javan A Cape Town mother used social media to track down brands to help her with a campaign to get every child in South Africa […]
  • South Africa’s message to the world from Davos January 12, 2017
    The World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting is around the corner, starting on 17 January. We take a look at South Africa’s message from Davos to the world. Brand South Africa reporter Two elements are at the heart of South Africa’s global message from the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting: the country has a […]
  • South Africans going to WEF in Davos January 11, 2017
    The World Economic Forum annual meeting takes place in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland from 17 to 20 January. South Africa’s delegation includes people from the government, media and respected business leaders. Brand South Africa reporter   South Africans from the government, business, and civil society will be attending the 47th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in […]
  • Leaders gather for 47th World Economic Forum in Davos January 10, 2017
    For over 40 years, the World Economic Forum has brought together global leaders in government, civil society and business. This year’s annual meeting in Davos starts on 17 January. South Africa will be participating again. Brand South Africa reporter The 47th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, takes place from 17 to […]




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