culture and art

culture and art

New fictional movie highlights SA’s worsening issue of water scarcity

New fictional movie highlights SA’s worsening issue of water scarcity

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Johannesburg - It has often been said that the next World War will not be fought over land, money or minerals,...
UCT library removes what’s left of its historic material

UCT library removes what’s left of its historic material

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Cape Town - UCT’s Jagger Reading Room received a much-needed boost to save what is left of their historic material yesterday. The...
SA composer makes history with writing Xhosa folklore songs for Harvard Glee Club

SA composer makes history with writing Xhosa folklore songs for Harvard Glee Club

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Cape Town - A 47-year-old Khayelitsha-based composer has made history by being the first black South African to be commissioned by...
From security guard to award-winning maskandi star

From security guard to award-winning maskandi star

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Cape Town - While Landile Sokweba searched homes for criminals as a security guard, he always dreamed of one day becoming...
National Arts Council urged to engage with protesting artists

National Arts Council urged to engage with protesting artists

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Johannesburg - The DA has called on the National Arts Council (NAC) to engage with the artists who have been staging...
DStv launches Easter pop-up channel

DStv launches Easter pop-up channel

Africa-Press - South-Africa. This past week was tense for many South Africans. While the country waited for President Cyril Ramaphosa to give an update...
Sbu Zikode speaks out on Per Anger Prize win

Sbu Zikode speaks out on Per Anger Prize win

Africa-Press - South-Africa. DURBAN-BASED human rights activist S’bu Innocent Zikode spoke about the challenges he faced in the run up to winning the Per...
Creatives staging a sit-in at the National Arts Council insist that they won’t move until they are paid

Creatives staging a sit-in at the National Arts Council insist that they won’t move...

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Creatives who have been staging a sit-in at the offices of the National Arts Council (NAC) said they would not move...
Netflix invests R14m to fund 6 feature films in SA

Netflix invests R14m to fund 6 feature films in SA

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Cape Town - The world’s leading streaming service Netflix has joined forces with the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), in...
Zulu traditions reign supreme as King Goodwill Zwelithini is laid to rest

Zulu traditions reign supreme as King Goodwill Zwelithini is laid to rest

Africa-Press - South-Africa. Durban - Five days after succumbing to Covid-19 complications, the late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini was laid to rest in a...