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South African photographer documents pantsula

South African photographer and filmmaker Chris Saunders has spent the last six years documenting the evolution of pantsula dancing. His images have been seen around the world, outlining the dance's history as well as its significance as a positive African youth culture.

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South Africa tackles racism

There was a need for a multi-pronged approach to deal with racism in South Africa, said Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa at the launch Anti-Racism Week, an initiative announced by the newly established Anti-Racism Network South Africa.


South Africa ranks 30 for worldwide innovation influence

South Africa has ranked moderately in a report showcasing how domestic policy can foster global innovation. South Africa came in at 30 out of 56 countries. Kenya was the only other African country to be featured in the rankings.


Madiba shirt designer inspires youth

Sonwabile Ndamase, the man behind the famous Madiba shirts worn by Nelson Mandela, is taking his style and knowledge to the streets, giving the young people of Eastern Cape the opportunity to learn all about fashion through his South African Fashion Designers Agency.


31 books every South African should read

Looking for deeper insight into South Africa? Here are snap reviews of classic South African reads covering non-fiction, fiction and poetry and featuring a range of the country's greatest novelists, poets, journalists and historians.


South Africa prepares for 2016 SONA

South Africa's plans for the annual State of the Nation address started last year and they are on track. In his speech, which officially opens Parliament, the President will speak to the nation on the performance of the country. It is also a chance to announce plans going forward.

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