There are thematic links between Ian Gabriel's two films, Forgiveness and Four Corners. The latter is about family trying to get beyond the past to make a new life; the former deals with apartheid and the difficulty of reconciliation. Quintessentially South African, these stories are also universal.
South Africa had its second State of the Nation address of the year on 17 June, after a new government was elected by the national ballot in early May. We bring you the red carpet fashion, dignitaries, guard of honour and more from President Jacob Zuma's address to the nation in Parliament.
Lauren Beukes is raising the profile of South Africa in circles not reached by the everyday. The science fiction writer from Cape Town has won the Kitschies Red Tentacle Award as well as the prestigious Arthur C Clarke Award for Zoo City. Her latest novel, The Shining Girls, is also a bestseller.
After unrelenting global media coverage of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial, the spotlight will again be on South Africa, its Constitution and the strength of its legal system when Shrien Dewani is extradited from the UK to answer to the court about the murder of his bride, Anni Hindocha.
After more than three years of fighting extradition to South Africa, murder accused Shrien Dewani may finally arrive in the country to be tried by a judicial system already proving robust and competent as the world watches the Oscar Pistorius trial.
Replacing the venerable Newspaperman's Guide to the Law, the LexisNexis Practical Guide to Media Law is now the country's most up-to-date guide on how media law is practised in South Africa.
Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius' murder trial, set to start on Monday 3 March, is a landmark case for the media. A groundbreaking court ruling makes it the first time in South African history a criminal trial will be broadcast live on TV, instantly streamed via audio apps, and live-tweeted to the world.