20 years of freedom

New Brand SA advert celebrates 20 Years ‘with pride, wonder’

Here's to you, South Africa!It is time to pause, take breath and appreciate the miracle of South Africa; twenty years into the life of the nation, it is time to praise a bold, exciting country

20 years of freedom: reason to celebrate

As the country marks its first 20 years of freedom, Bathandwa Mbola reflects on how far we have come, and explains why she personally will be celebrating "being part of this big, vibrant and colourful family called South Africa".

20 years of freedom: reason to celebrate

As the country marks its first 20 years of freedom, Bathandwa Mbola reflects on how far we have come, and explains why she personally will be celebrating "being part of this big, vibrant and colourful family called South Africa".

Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogues set for Nelspruit

Brand South Africa is continuing with its Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogue, with the latest in the series set to take place in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, on 25 April, with a focus on leadership.

SA’s true colours show on Freedom Friday

Wearing South African regalia and waving national flags, hundreds of members of the public joined in reminiscing and celebrating as the Freedom Friday campaign ended with a bang at the Rand Show in Johannesburg on Friday.

South Africa ‘deserves to celebrate’

South Africa's celebration of 20 years of democracy is hard earned and well deserved, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said at a ceremony to mark the historic occasion at South Africa House in London on Thursday.

Elections 2014: Mthethwa warns would-be ‘disrupters’

With South Africa's 7 May general elections less than two weeks away, the country's law enforcement agencies are set to increase their presence in a number of communities to ensure that there are no such thing as "no-go areas" in the lead-up to the polls.

Advert celebrates 20 Years ‘with pride, wonder’

It is time to pause, take breath and appreciate the miracle of South Africa; twenty years into the life of the nation, it is time to praise a bold, exciting country. This is the message of a new Brand South Africa advertising campaign marking the country's 20 Years of Freedom.

All set for final Freedom Friday

It's all systems go for the final Freedom Friday celebration at the Rand Show at Johannesburg's Nasrec Expo Centre on Friday. South Africans not able to attend the event can also mark the day by sharing their thoughts, video clips, memories and pictures of freedom via Twitter or Facebook.

Star-studded line-up for youth vote roadshows

Generations star Patrick Shai, Rhythm City's Mpho Molepo, Muvhango's Nomsa Buthelezi and actress Maggie Williams will kick off roadshows at high schools and colleges across Gauteng province on Thursday to encourage young people to vote in South Africa's 7 May elections.