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Grow your brand on a budget with explain

We are a full service communications agency.

/explain.co.za/ is an exciting digital platform started in 2019 by award-winning former Mail & Guardian editor, Verashni Pillay.

Besides our trademark news explainers and summaries, explain’s agency division offers a range of communications and digital services to corporates and NGO’s.

Services we offer

Social done right

Think of us as part of your team. We learn what’s important to you, and create and post content, keeping your business relevant.


R10,000.00 pm

including bespoke, once-off packages.

Your NGO’s best friend

We have worked with several pan­African NGOs to achieve their stated objectives, execute programmes, and reach their specific target groups. Plus we will take care of donor reports for you.


R20,000.00 pm

Less for individual services.

Content Galore

Videos: quick promos to lengthier productions, websites, Media training, Writing: in-depth reports, advertorials, web copy, press releases and scripts.


Varied rates

beating out most agency prices.

Get in touch

We work within your budget. Get in touch to discuss your needs and receive a no-obligation quote.