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Image: Supplied. Thousands of Palestinians gather at Mandela Square in Ramallah, 11th January 2024.

South Africa’s Principled Stand: A Moral Beacon in Geopolitics

Written by Ebrahim Deen (Researcher, Brand South Africa)     “By bravely standing up for what is right and taking Israel to the ICJ, however, South Africa...

On the Shoulders of a Giant: Lessons from the life of Oliver Tambo

The Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation hosted the Oliver Tambo Centenary Memorial Lecture under the appropriate theme “On the Shoulders of a Giant” at...

OR Tambo statue unveiled at Joburg airport

The statue of late ANC president Oliver Tambo unveiled at OR Tambo International Airport shows his return to South Africa after 30 years in...

The legacy of Albert Luthuli

ANC president from 1952 to 1967, and winner of the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize, Chief Albert Luthuli was the most respected African leader of his era. The Albert Luthuli Legacy Project keeps the story of Luthuli - and the millions of people he represented - alive for a generation of South Africans born into freedom.

Full text: Budget Vote Speech by the Minister of Communications, Ayanda Dlodlo

A total of R1.4-billion is allocated to the Department of Communications in 2017/18, Minister Ayanda Dlodlo revealed in her Budget Vote Speech on 26...

90 small tourism businesses is the focus at Indaba

Fast-tracking the growth of almost 100 small businesses in South Africa is one of the initiatives at the upcoming Indaba, Africa's top travel show....

21 human rights all South Africans enjoy today

Apartheid laws were designed to segregate South Africa’s population in terms of race. The majority suffered discrimination in terms of education, economic rights, social standing, and eventually even citizenship. Today, the Bill of Rights enshrines many rights denied in the past.

Mandela: a life in books

There are plenty of books about Nelson Mandela – written by himself, by people who knew him and by historians and journalists. Taken together, they tell a story of a life that towers above others, yet also reveal the more private experiences of the great man.

Sharpeville: from protest to peace

sharpeville2---thumbThe dusty town of Sharpeville has seen much history, from the massacre of peaceful protesters to the signing of the new Constitution of a democratic country. We look at the timeline of a place written into the history books.

Nelson Mandela: leader among leaders

Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time. His role in fighting apartheid and his ability to steer South Africa through the crisis of its rebirth earned him a world reputation as a statesman and peacemaker.