Latest South African press releases

The role of traditional authorities from colonial through to post-apartheid South Africa has always been controversial. Their link to the allocation of land is a prime source of their power and longevity. Likewise, their relationship to state authority, most notably the apartheid regime, has proved beneficial. Why is it then,…
[Pressportal.co.za] Many talented young vocal artists are faced with the challenge of funding their first album, which can amount in South Africa to a staggering R400 000. This is forcing local musicians to be highly innovative in launching their careers. One Cape-based singer-songwriter - Verity - currently has interested parties…
Thursday, 19 January 2006 04:00

Latest technology brings SA history back to life

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Authentic photographs depicting South African people from all walks of life against a backdrop of wagons in a wild terrain depicts a 19th Century Africa as few have seen before. With its skilled DTP application to considerably aged photographs and glass plates, a local graphic communications company has succeeded in…
One of the largest selling non-fiction books of the nineties – Dr. John Grays’ Men Are from Mars, Women are from Venus - has been transformed into a relationship workshop, and is soon to be brought to South Africa. According to a recently released Time/CNN poll, two thirds of people…
Wednesday, 19 July 2006 04:00

2006 Cape Town World Cinema Festival (CTWCF)

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Cape Town’s premier film festival, the Cape Town World Cinema Festival (CTWCF), incorporating the Sithengi Film & TV Market, is set to take to the screens from 14 – 21 November 2006. Tuesday, 14 November is Festival Opening Night and promises another spectacular Red Carpet affair as prelude to a…
[Pressportal.co.za] As October’s Employment Equity (EE) deadline looms once more, some of SA’s corporates may be unwittingly sailing dangerously close to the wind, from an EE perspective. Most companies had to lodge their very first reports in terms of Employment Equity Reporting by the 1st December 2000, with the duration…
[Pressportal.co.za] Graphic communications company, Creda Communications have scooped awards from three entries at this year’s Sappi African Printer of the Year Award, including gold in the Catalogue category.
[Pressportal.co.za] Edited by Xolela Mangcu with Henry Louis Gates Jr, Cornel West and Wole Soyinka and Published by the HSRC Press The Meaning of Mandela: A literary and intellectual celebration (HSRC Press) will be launched on Wednesday 12th July at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg to coincide with the…
Saxenburg Private Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2003 caused a stir at the IWSC in London this week, when it walked off with not only the prestigious Gold Medal in the Cabernet Sauvignon category, but also with the Best in Class Medal and the Warren Winiarski Trophy for Cabernet Sauvignon.
[Pressportal.co.za] This week marks the launch of the Sunday Times Business Times Marketing Excellence Awards call for entries. In January 2006 Sunday Times Business Times took over the management of the Marketing Federation of South Africa's Marketing Excellence Awards, following the dissolution of MFSA.
Tuesday, 25 July 2006 11:47

Markex Cape opens this week

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[Pressportal.co.za] On Wednesday, 26 July 2006, this year's Markex & World of Events Cape will be opening its doors at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Running until 28 July, with over 125 exhibitors, and a tight focus on the marketing, promotions and special events industries, it will be the…
[Pressportal.co.za] The Spier Summer Arts Season presents The TRC Cantata Lecture Demonstration, where composer Philip Miller will be presenting and discussing extracts from work produced to date.

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