Monday, 28 February 2011: Last night, Lillian Dube, best known as Sister Bettina from the Soul City and Soul Buddyz TV drama series was honoured with a lifetime achievement award from the SAFTAs for her acting and social activism.
Wednesday, 23 February 2011: Two Soul City Institute productions have received six nominations for the annual South African Film and Television Awards, the SAFTA Awards. These aim to honour, celebrate and promote the creativity, quality and excellence of South African film and television talent and productions, and to encourage entrepreneurship and the development of new talent within the industry. The awards will be held on Sunday, 27 February 2011.
Wednesday, 9 February 2011: The annual South African Film and Television Awards, the SAFTA AWARDS (SAFTAS) aim to honour, celebrate and promote the creativity, quality and excellence of South African Film and Television talent and productions, and to encourage entrepreneurship and the development of new talent within the industry.
Friday, 4 February 2011: “Alcohol free schools means no alcohol for learners and no alcohol to be consumed by either teachers or parents on the school premises. It also means no advertising or sponsorships by alcohol producers or sellers at schools. It means all events and tours are to be alcohol free. No shebeen, tavern or bottle store should operate within 500 metres of the school. In addition schools need to be committed to educating learners about the consequences of alcohol and other substances in the school,’’ so said the Deputy Minister of Social Development, Bongi Maria Ntuli today at the launch of the Soul Buddyz television series.
Implementation in Malawi
Johannesburg, 6 December 2010: The Soul City Institute’s Regional Campaign in partnership with the Champions for an HIV-Free Generation have produced a series of one minute ‘conversations’ with three exceptional African leaders: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Dr Speciosa Wandira and Dr Kenneth Kaunda. The conversations are currently being broadcast across nine Southern African countries.
North West Department of Social Development, Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities partners with Soul City Institute
The Wits School of Public Health and the Soul City Institute launch a Division of Social and Behaviour Change Communication – an African first
by Claire Keeton: NEW HIV infections in South Africa dropped by 35% between 2002 and 2008, a study reveals. The most striking reduction was a 60% decline among 15 to 24-year-olds.