Latest from the institute

Feb 10, 2012

Edutainment show Soul City ranked as top drama by TAMS

According to the primetime TAMS ratings for the period 26 December 2011 to 1 January, the 11th season of edutainment show, Soul City, was ranked the top drama show across all South African television channels. The show was also positioned second overall after daily soap opera, Generations, as one of the most watched television programmes in the country.

Read More…

Oct 20, 2011

Soul City series 11 addresses burning issues

The highly anticipated eleventh series of the critically acclaimed, award-winning edutainment drama Soul City, will premiere on SABC 1 Mzansi FoSho on 18 October 2011 at 20h30 with a series of 13 half-hour episodes. The widely popular and impactful drama series was created as a means of communicating about social and health issues. Soul City Series 11 is certain to intrigue and impact audiences once more.

Read More…

Oct 06, 2011

Addressing contemporary social issues on Soul City

Soul City 11 weaves contemporary social issues, such as medical male circumcision, prevention of mother to child transmission and the problems of service delivery, into a compelling new drama series, which airs from Tuesday, 18 October at 20:30 on SABC1.

Read More…

5th SA AIDS Conference in Durban
May 23, 2011

5th SA AIDS Conference in Durban

The Soul City Institute will be at the 5th SA AIDS Conference in Durban.

Read More…

Mar 25, 2011

Evaluation of the Southern African Regional Social and Behaviour Change Communication Programme

The programme partners - Soul City, SAfAIDS and Community Media Trust (CMT) - are inviting suitable organisations to submit proposals for one or both of the following distinct tender opportunities.

Read More…

Mar 01, 2011

Lillian Dube gets lifetime achievement award from the SAFTAs

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.

Read More…

Feb 23, 2011

Soul City Institute scores in SAFTA nominations

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.

Read More…

Feb 11, 2011

Soul City Institute scores in SAFTA nominations

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.

Read More…

Feb 04, 2011

Media Release: Deputy Minister of Social Development speaks out against alcohol in schools

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.

Read More…

Dec 06, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE: African leaders speak out about HIV/Aids and culture in 9 countries

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.

Read More…

Dec 02, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE: OneLove campaign in NW shows good results

North West Department of Social Development, Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities partners with Soul City Institute

Read More…

MEDIA RELEASE: WITS School of Public Health and The Soul City Institute for Health & Development Communication
Aug 30, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE: WITS School of Public Health and The Soul City Institute for Health & Development Communication

The Wits School of Public Health and the Soul City Institute launch a Division of Social and Behaviour Change Communication – an African first

Read More…

More news from Soul City ...

Soul City Institute for Social Justice

Using a combination of mass media, social mobilisation and advocacy, we aim to improve the quality of life and health of people in Southern Africa through strengthening individuals, communities and society based on active citizenship and principles of social justice. It is driven by the recognition that human rights are fundamental to health and development.

Donors & Funders

© 2016 Soul City Institute for Social Justice
CMS website by Juizi