20 years of freedom

Commemorating 50 years since the Rivonia Trial

As South Africa celebrates 20 years of a vibrant and robust democracy, it commemorates a significant trial in the country's turbulent history the 1963 to 1964 Rivonia Trial.

Play Your Part so South Africa can prosper

It's everyone's responsibility to lend a hand to efforts to build SA as we celebrate our rights in freedom, says Brand South Africa chief executive officer Miller Matola.

Celebrate Freedom Fridays with a ‘selfie’

South Africans are encouraged to show their pride, wear their colours, take a "selfie" and upload it on social media using the hashtag #FreedomFridaySelfie and #20YOFSelfie as the country builds up towards its 20 Years of Freedom celebrations.

Song to capture South Africa’s freedom spirit

From Alexandra township in Johannesburg to Gugulethu outside Cape Town, South Africans are famous for their love of music and dance - so it's little wonder that a national song should be chosen to capture the spirit of the country's 20 Years of Freedom celebrations.

Song to capture South Africa’s freedom spirit

From Alexandra township in Johannesburg to Gugulethu outside Cape Town, South Africans are famous for their love of music and dance - so it's little wonder that a national song should be chosen to capture the spirit of the country's 20 Years of Freedom celebrations.

Our freedom ‘did not come free’

Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane, speaking at the launch of the country's 2014 Freedom Month on Thursday, called on all South Africans to uphold the freedom the country has enjoyed since 1994, saying it "came at a tremendous cost and must be jealously guarded".

‘Let’s share our success stories’

In an invitation to all South Africans, government communications head Phumla Williams encourages citizens to celebrate 20 years of democracy by sharing their stories about how our lives have changed for the better. "Change is evident wherever we look," she says.

20 Year Review: South Africa’s success story

Compared with many emerging economies, South Africa "has a good story to tell" based on its achievements over the past 20 years, President Jacob Zuma said at the launch of the government's 20 Year Review in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba on justice and judgement

Cape Town Archbishop Thabo Makgoba reflects on the Oscar Pistorius trial and the role that South Africans can play in respecting the constitutional state and its legal system.

20 Years of Freedom exhibition opens in Pretoria

South Africa's 20 Years of Freedom celebrations get under way in Gauteng province on Thursday when the live, interactive Building the Legacy: 20 Years of Freedom exhibition opens at the Tshwane Events Centre in Pretoria.