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Brand South Africa is the official Nation Brand custodian and a marketing agency of South Africa, with a mandate to build the country's brand reputation, in order to improve its global competitiveness.
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Team South Africa in Brazil for the 11th BRICS SummitTeam South Africa, led by His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa, will be heading to Brazil for the BRICS Summit this week. 14 Nov 2019 Read more

South Africa's Performance in the 2019 WEF Global Competitiveness Index improvesBrand South Africa welcomes the release of the 2019 edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI), which indicates South Africa's over-all ranking improved position from 67 out of 140 nations in 2018, to position 60 out 141 nations in 2019. 10 Oct 2019 Read more

Brand South Africa is set to host its fourth annual Nation Brand ForumBrand South Africa is the official marketing agency of South Africa. The agency's mandate is to manage South Africa's Nation Brand reputation in order to improve the country's global competitiveness. 30 Sep 2019 Read more

Brand South Africa partners with the Sunday Times Gen Next in redefining the coolest brandsAhead of youth day, Brand South Africa, through its Play Your Part programme, has partnered with the Sunday Times' Gen Next to redefine how youth choices influence and drive growth in local brands. Gen Next now in its 15th year looks at youth brand preference and their consumer behaviour. 12 Jun 2019 Read more

Brand South Africa encourages citizens to exercise their constitutional right and make their X countBrand South Africa's "Solve Your Why's with an X" campaign launched in April to encourage citizens on the importance of exercising their constitutional rights to vote. The campaign focuses on the country celebrating 25 years of democracy in April 2019, a day which instituted a new dawn of democratic rule. 7 May 2019 Read more

Brand South Africa and InvestSA embark on an investment promotion roadshowBrand South Africa in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry's InvestSA will be embarking on an investment promotion roadshow to Switzerland, Germany, France and India from 19-30 March 2019. 19 Mar 2019 Read more

South Africa is sports world cup destinationSouth Africa's image has been boosted after the International Netball Federation announced Cape Town as the host city for the 2023 Netball World Cup last Thursday. 13 Mar 2019 Read more

Brand South Africa celebrates International Women's DayInternational Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This day was identified for well over a century ago, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. 11 Mar 2019 Read more

Brand SA in partnership with RapidLion Film Festival unpacks, 'What to do to get cinema to SA's masses?'Brand South Africa is proud to collaborate with RapidLion Film Festival for the third consecutive year, taking place from 1 to 10 March 2019 at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg. 28 Feb 2019 Read more

Ratings and post budget speech outlookSince Finance Minister Tito Mboweni presented the budget speech last Wednesday, media commentary has focused on several dimensions of the public response to priorities outlined therein, and interventions announced to deal with the country's broader economic and financial outlook. 26 Feb 2019 Read more

Local artists use creativity and design to tell the story of the country in Brand South Africa's new campaignBrand South Africa is launching a new campaign focusing on local entrepreneurs in the creative and design space, who have turned their passions into successful enterprises. 20 Feb 2019 Read more

Brand South Africa 'Play Your Part' Ambassadors inspire Cape Town learnersBrand South Africa, the official marketing agency of the country, together with Play Your Part Ambassadors, comedy trio Goliath and Goliath, inspired hundreds of leaners from Ravensmead Secondary School earlier this week. 18 Feb 2019 Read more

Brand SA reiterates call to fight against abuse of women and children with continuation of #IAM campaignBrand South Africa continuously aims to encourage all South Africans to play their part towards progressive change, that promotes a free and fair society for all, through the #IAM campaign. 11 Feb 2019 Read more

Redefining the national conversation as Brand South Africa, BLSA and SA INC. join forcesBusiness Leadership South Africa (BLSA) and Brand South Africa join forces with SA INC. to redefine the national conversation - The team at Regency Global, producers of the SA INC. TV series are pleased to announce a partnership with Brand South Africa and BLSA. 18 Jan 2019 Read more

Brand South Africa partners with the Black IT Forum for the BITF-KZN 2018 Digital AwardsBrand South Africa is proud to announce its partnership with the Black IT Forum (BITF) to host the BITF-KZN 2018 Digital Awards under the theme, "Redefining Digital and Business Transformation", on 8 December 2018. 20 Nov 2018 Read more

Max-Hoba strengthening the Nation Brand image through music in ParisBrand South Africa successfully hosted its third Nation Brand Forum in October 2018, under the theme: Inspiring excellence in sports and creative industry. 16 Nov 2018 Read more

Jozi Stars partners with Brand South AfricaJozi Stars, the South African Mzansi Super League T20 cricket team is excited to partner with Brand South Africa to promote and celebrate Jozi"s diversity, history and heritage to strengthen social cohesion. 15 Nov 2018 Read more

#GivingTuesdaySA officially launches in South AfricaThis October 30th, join fellow South Africans as we celebrate the spirit of Ubuntu and launch #GivingTuesdaySA in partnership with Brand South Africa. 30 Oct 2018 Read more

Brand South Africa encourages South African expats to embrace homeland opportunitiesBrand South Africa encourages South Africans living in Sydney to embrace their homeland's opportunities. 15 Oct 2018 Read more

Brand South Africa and IQbusiness partner to inspire patriotism!The nationwide movement that is inspiring and empowering all South Africans into active citizenship, received another boost today. Brand South Africa, under the #PlayYourPart programme, in partnership with IQbusiness, launched the #FlyYourFlag initiative at the IQbusiness annual Growth Conference on Tuesday, 9 October 2018 which was attended by 300 business, government and civil leaders. 10 Oct 2018 Read more

Brand South Africa brings its third Nation Brand Forum at the IDCThe Nation Brand Forum is a programme spearheaded by Brand South Africa with an objective of promoting a cohesive approach when marketing South Africa internationally. It will be hosted at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) in Sandton on Thursday, 11 October 2018. 1 Oct 2018 Read more

Brand South Africa collaborates with Cape Town International Film Market Festival 'Most Patriotic South African Arts Ambassador' AwardBrand South Africa has partnered with the Cape Town International Film Market Festival (CTIFMF), to strategically uncap the creative industries as an imperative contributor to the Nation Brand image and competitiveness. 7 Sep 2018 Read more