South Africa

How Masekela’s journeys in exile shaped his music and politics

Masekela’s 30 years of exile began shortly after the Sharpeville Massacre

South Africa should turn to ‘creative clusters’ to boost the arts

The Department of Arts & Culture is currently reviewing its arts, culture and heritage policy

Fiona Drummond on Rural South Africa

Fiona Drummond is an economic geographer completing a PhD with the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology.

Graffiti is an eye-catching way to create lively spaces in cities

The US, UK and Australia have adopted aggressive – and expensive – strategies to try and eradicate graffiti

How South Africa can grow its gaming industry

South African gaming companies currently create 310 direct jobs

Suburban creativity: The geography of creative industries in Johannesburg

The economic significance and policy relevance of creative industries is rising at the global level.

Arts and culture were given money in South Africa’s budget. Why it matters

The greater cultural economy employs 6.94% of the national workforce. It generates one million jobs.