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  • South African entrepreneurs talk about making eco-friendly products March 23, 2017
    Several small business owners made a conscious decision to produce non-toxic and biodegradable products. Here’s their why. Melissa Javan Her passion for the environment and making a conscious decision that she would do anything so her children could see wildlife and nature, led to her company manufacturing eco-friendly cleaning products, said Blendwell Chemicals‘ Judy Sunasky. […]
  • Press release: Brand South Africa saddened at passing of actor Joe Mafela March 22, 2017
    Johannesburg, Wednesday 22 March 2017 – “Joe Mafela will always be remembered as a legendary actor, songwriter, and producer who made momentous contributions to the nations arts and culture sector, and thereby effectively improving a country’s image,” said Brand South Africa’s CEO, Dr Kingsley Makhubela on the passing of Mafela. Renowned actor Joe Mafela died […]
  • Remembering Joe Mafela, South African actor 1942 – 2017 March 20, 2017
    Beloved star of film and television Joe Mafela died on 18 March 2017, following a road accident in Johannesburg. He was 75. Well known for his roles in the classic South African sitcoms Sgudi ‘Snaysi and Going Up, beloved South African star Joe Mafela was also a multitalented producer, singer, dancer and entertainment business pioneer. […]
  • Perceptions from abroad March 17, 2017
    Business administration students from the US’s Rutgers University joined Brand South Africa at Constitution Hill this week to discuss South Africa’s standing from a global perspective. The visiting students also got to peer into South Africa’s past during a tour of the Hill. Mathiba Molefe Not everything you hear about other countries holds true. Once […]
  • Ten South African human rights achievements March 17, 2017
    South Africa has made some astounding strides in recognising and achieving human rights in the past 22 years. In the run up to Human Rights Day, we look back at some milestones. The post Ten South African human rights achievements appeared first on Brand South Africa.
  • Les Amazones d’Afrique sing for human rights and gender equality March 17, 2017
    An all-female music supergroup, made up of some of Africa’s legendary performers, are collaborating to drive gender equality and human rights on the continent. Including such internationally renowned performers as Grammy-winning Angélique Kidjo, world music star Mariam Doumbia (Amadou and Mariam) and pop star Nneka, as well as some of the best up-and-coming female African […]
  • Walking across South Africa to raise money for Limpopo schools March 17, 2017
    Social entrepreneur Nkosinathi Manganyi is leading a group of South Africans on an endurance walk across the country, from Giyani, Limpopo to Cape Town, to raise money and awareness for disadvantaged schools in Limpopo. The 40-day, almost 2,000km walk began on 26 February 2017, with Manganyi and his team reaching their 500km milestone, Johannesburg, on […]
  • Londoners get a taste of South African food March 17, 2017
    South African cuisine takes centre stage at a restaurant in London. Situated near Buckingham Palace, bbar serves everything from boerewors to bunny chow. Compiled by Priya Pitamber A hop and a skip away from Buckingham Palace in London lies bbar, a cocktail bar and restaurant offering an array of South African dishes. Think bobotie springrolls, […]
  • South African cooking show picked up to air in US and Australia March 17, 2017
    A South African cooking show is being syndicated in the US and Australia, following its success in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Season 2 of Neill Anthony – The Private Chef has completed another well-received airing. Brand South Africa reporter The successful South African cooking show, Neill Anthony – The Private Chef will be broadcast […]
  • Five South African human rights NGOs you should know about March 16, 2017
    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. The post Five South African human rights NGOs you should know about appeared first on Brand South […]




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