Taking the notion of "social cohesion" out of the academic field and into the real world is not as tricky as it seems.
Rape has been a burning issue in Mzansi for a long time and it's important for youth to talk about it.
South African and international partners pledge to Increase Services for Survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence
The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr. Jeff Radebe, launched the Increasing Services for Survivors of Sexual Assault Programme, at the Phoenix Thuthuzela Care Centre (TCC) in KwaZulu Natal in March 2013. Funders USAID and the M.A.C AIDS Fund engaged as implementing partners the Soul City Institute, Sonkhe Gender Justice and the Medical Research Council.
Justice Minister Jeff Radebe launched an increased support services programme for sexual assault survivors in Phoenix, the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD) said.
A high level HIV& AIDS Capacity Building Partners Summit was held in Johannesburg from 19th-21st March this month. The 2013 summit is designed to contribute to good practice within the HIV and health service delivery in the ESA region.
The Soul Buddyz Club in KZN have done it again by making a difference to the lives of deserving learners from Enqoleni Primary School.
On Sunday, 02 December 2012, Soul City Athletes Club together with Ekurhuleni Athletes Club will host a half marathon in commemoration of World AIDS day and in support of those who are affected by the HIV/ AIDS disease. The half marathon, a 21.1km run, as well as the 10km race will start at 07h00 and the 5km family run will start at 07h20. All races, including the marathon, start at the Katlehong Sports Complex (Masakhane Road) in Katlehong.
Kwanda Talk promotes support for HIV infected individuals and encourages regular testing
Is alcohol advertising worth the price?
The advertising industry, civil society, academia and government, yesterday, deliberated on the issue of banning alcohol advertising in a heated debate held in Johannesburg.
Soul City: Institute for Health & Development Communication, is producing the 12th series of Soul City the drama, a 13-part TV series that will be aired on SABC 1 at prime time. Soul City Institute has produced many adult and children’s television drama series, and has pioneered the use of edutainment in South Africa.
The latest National HIV Communications Survey (NCS), presented at the International Aids Conference in Washington recently by the Soul City Institute underlies the importance of a consistent, imaginative, and flexible approach to communication and the importance of reaching all South Africans.
Soul Buddyz is South Africa’s own children’s health drama for children, with 5 seasons broadcast since 2000. The show has been very popular and attracted large audience of children and their parents.
The 3rd National HIV Communication Survey (NCS), the definitive study of the effectiveness of our country’s HIV communication programmes, is about to commence.
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.
The Soul City Institute will be at the 5th SA AIDS Conference in Durban.
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.
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.