FREELANCE JOURNALIST

Struan Douglas has worked as a freelance Journalist since 1999. Specialising in music, culture and sustainability, he has contributed to a variety of magazines, newspapers, and publications. This has included  columns for Sawubona, Big Issue and Downbeat. Freelance contributions have been made to Sunday, African and Saturday Independent Newspapers, M & G, Expressions, Directions, Bejazzed, GQ, Cape Times, City Press, Biophile and Mini International.

For portfolio of in-flight magazines visit : http://www.afribeat.com/public/aboutafribeat.htm

2018 articles : Business Day 

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-04-06-igoda-tying-cultural-knots-in-south-and-east-africa/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-04-04-boity-thulo-actress-ambassador-and-wellness-entrepreneur/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-03-27-finding-frequencies-to-connect-africans/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-03-20-south-africas-french-connection-celebrates-cultural-diversity/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-03-12-godfather-of-mother-city-hip-hop-has-blazed-creative-trail-for-scores/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-03-01-african-music-to-add-colour-at-russia-2018-soccer-world-cup/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/2018-03-01-thandeka-uses-her-special-powers-to-help-others/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/2018-02-22-sara-has-been-adding-colour-to-creative-landscape/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-02-21-marrabenta-festival-a-celebration-of-mozambican-folk-heroes-and-musos/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-02-09-new-makeba-box-set-a-definitive-collectors-item/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-01-30-afropunks-dance-to-the-joburg-jive/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-01-24-bra-hughs-trumpet-blast-rings-on/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2018-01-22-arts-trust-honours-elders-and-their-place-in-the-future/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/books/2018-01-15-book-review-story-of-black-ss-mendi-crew-pulled-to-the-surface/

Thank you to all clients 2017 was an amazing year …

2017 articles : Business Day Articles 

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2016-12-01-gathering-economic-and-social-power-of-festivals/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-01-09-how-music-venues-help-grow-night-economy/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-01-24-an-ever-changing-nightlife-culture/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-02-01-new-hub-a-hive-of-musical-hopes/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-02-22-sonic-excellence-prods-old-school-vinyl-back-to-centre-stage/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-02-28-music-festival-in-maputo-adds-to-creative-economy/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-03-15-festival-reawakens-the-rhythm-of-mozambiques-marrabenta/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-03-24-art-of-an-evolving-national-festival/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-05-04-culture-gets-shot-in-arm-as-festivals-join-hands/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-05-16-germany-trumpets-unity-via-jazz/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-06-05-what-culture-can-mean-for-growth/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/books/2017-06-19-book-review-jazz-clubs-feverish-years-recalled/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-07-18-greenpop-art-festival-branches-out-to-sa/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-07-26-rise-and-fall-and-revival-of-sas-king-kong-show/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-08-04-asinamali-takes-flight-from-stage-to-big-screen/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-08-10-art-puts-african-choir-in-the-frame/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/books/2017-08-21-book-review-past-reflections-and-future-visions-for-role-of-national-gallery-in-sa/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-08-28-past-and-present-will-come-together-at-joburg-art-fair/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-09-06-musicians-network-music-exchange-gets-a-broad-stage/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/books/2017-09-13-female-writers-in-africa-enter-an-exciting-new-chapter/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-09-27-social-media-a-blessing-for-sa-musicians/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-10-06-collaborative-culture-art-becomes-accessible-at-digital-innovation-festival/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-10-13-mother-city-to-give-birth-to-innovative-film-projects/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/2017-11-09-one-mans-quest-for-freedom-after-freedom/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-11-08-afrikaburn-desert-creativity-heads-to-cape-towns-streets/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-12-11-black-major-casts-its-net-wide-as-it-enters-into-new-music-waters/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/life/arts-and-entertainment/2017-11-23-afropunk-kicks-into-gear-in-jozi/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2017-12-21-reshaping-copyright-laws-for-the-digital-era/

Latest African Independent articles

http://www.africanindy.com/chillout/the-power-of-an-african-story-5244366

http://www.africanindy.com/chillout/hifa-goes-to-the-next-level-of-arts-development-5309932

http://www.africanindy.com/chillout/the-rise-of-swazi-music-5597090

http://www.africanindy.com/chillout/setting-southern-africa-on-fire-with-a-circuit-of-music-festivals-1550998

http://www.africanindy.com/chillout/tofo-the-best-show-under-water-8005902

http://www.africanindy.com/chillout/africas-sax-men-cometh-8306005

http://www.africanindy.com/chillout/africas-grandest-gathering-8415331

https://www.africanindy.com/culture/hunger-for-malagasy-music-8738427

https://www.africanindy.com/culture/zakifo-runion-to-durban-9059743

https://www.africanindy.com/travel/the-cultural-revival-of-the-new-tangier-9499995

https://www.africanindy.com/culture/a-conservation-conversation-10383534

https://www.africanindy.com/culture/african-storytelling-of-future-finds-home-in-virtual-reality-10610535

https://www.africanindy.com/culture/the-prince-of-nigerian-jazz-10837136

Latest Mail and Guardian articles

https://mg.co.za/article/2017-05-09-00-putting-africa-into-our-festivals

https://mg.co.za/article/2017-05-16-stunning-tangier-of-past-present-and-future

https://mg.co.za/article/2017-10-06-00-ngema-charts-a-new-course-for-theatre-to-film

 

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