Pan African content portal, cultural agitation, arts exchange, knowledge network and publishing centre

ESTABLISHED 01.04.2000 as a network of authentic African musicians, griots and sonic warriors and healers. A sharing of the spirit, soul and sunny side of Southern African music. An inter-generational, international Pan African initiative for festivity, entertainment and the creative economy.

  • Pan African Content Portal
  • Pan African Self Publishing Services
  • Music Industry Business and Education

Brought to you by Struan Douglas, writer and musician, Social Science Honours in Philosophy and Religion and RSM music theory and practice.

Connect is active in Cape Town, Durban, Maputo and Johannesburg with strong links across the continent.

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Struan Douglas

Founding Director
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Official Blog

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Philosophy Portal

United Vibrations
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From the Press

Crazy Press Release Plan


Founded in the image of Drum Magazine : the Pan african cultural change maker, was born to provide a portal for authentic Pan african cultural innovation and creativity. Afribeat acts as both a skills hub inspiring and educating creatives to maximise their potential through skills and know how and educating future generations.

Book Publishing90%
Live Music75%
Music Recording80%
Book Editting90%
Website Design55%

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