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Ladles Of Love To Flight ‘Africa in Action’ Documentary On

Ladles of Love is flighting its new, emotive “Africa in Action” TV documentary today on  World Food Day to raise funds for its ‘food security’ programme. Ladles of Love will present the “Africa in Action” 90 minute film in partnership with SA Ubuntu, talking sustainability in Africa and the power of the African philosophy of […]Read More

FCB Responsible For Lion’s Share Of SA’s Iconic Ads

FCB Africa – and its creative teams over the years – is responsible for the lion’s share of South Africa’s iconic television ads in the post-Apartheid era. The South African edition of the Huffington Post recently wrote that reflections on life after Nelson Mandela’s release ‘evoke a mixture of contempt and sadness, as well as praise for […]Read More

South African Artists at Home by Paul Duncan

An artist’s canvas reflects the face he chooses to show to the world, but the place in which that art is made is seldom revealed. Paul Duncan was given unparalleled access into the homes and lives of fifteen of South Africa’s most revered artists. Over countless mugs of coffee or glasses of wine, he listened […]Read More

21 Icons Season II featuring fifth icon Francois Pienaar

Francois Pienaar: “The power of sport is incredible. It cuts across all colours, all religions, all creeds, all people; it’s got an amazing effect on people.” On 31 August 2014 at 20h27 on SABC 3, 21 ICONS provides a glimpse into the mind of Francois Pienaar, the former Springbok rugby captain who led South Africa […]Read More

21 Icons Season II featuring fourth icon Frene Ginwala

Frene Ginwala –“The hallmark of a good leader is that you don’t see yourself as a leader. Leadership is about listening to people, setting an example, thinking about the issues from all aspects and then leading by example, not just making speeches.” On 24 August 2014 at 20h27 on SABC 3, 21 ICONS season two […]Read More

Posters that Designed a Democracy

During the 1980’s and 1990’s, hundreds of ordinary people from all walks of life interrupted their daily roles to become makers of images that eventually helped revolutioniseSouth Africa. Sixty of these powerful hand-made posters will be on display in Interruptions: Posters from the Community Arts Project Archive, an exhibition at Cape Town City Hall that […]Read More

21 Icons South Africa launches a second season

21 ICONS South Africa is launching a second season, following the success of the debut season, which had a global following of 130 million. Season two reveals more extraordinary stories about SA’s global icons, and will continue to honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela, who taught us to keep looking forward and work to improve […]Read More


Portrait of A Nation, a poignant and inspiring multi-media exhibition by 21 Icons and Mercedes-Benz South Africa, opens on Youth Day, 16 June 2014 at the Museum of African Design in the Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg. In celebration of 20 Years of Democracy, the two-month long exhibition features portraits and short films of 21 of South […]Read More