Inspiring tomorrow’s active citizens

With the new school year under way, Brand South Africa and the Department of Basic Education are inspiring learners to work hard and achieve...

Residents of Bloemfontein invited to join Brand South Africa on 26 October 2016

Johannesburg, Wednesday 19 October 2016 – Brand South Africa’s nationwide campaign - Play Your Part will be in the capital city of the Free...

Brand South Africa calls on citizens to know and live your Constitution

Johannesburg, 4 October 2016 – Brand South Africa will this week launch the 'Play Your Part and Know Your Constitution, Play Your Part and...

Brand South Africa’s CEO urges citizens to play their part in 2016

The year 2016 is hours away and when I reflect on 2015, I am filled with pride at being a citizen of our amazing country.

South African citizens get free access to national parks

South Africans are encouraged to take part in National Parks Week - running from 14 to 20 September - when they have free access to activities such as abseiling. They are also given an opportunity to learn more about the country's wild animals and natural heritage.

Brand South Africa encourages women in Mpumalanga to be active citizens

Mpumalanga-Women---thumbBrand South Africa was in Mpumalanga to cap women's month by getting women and girls to be more active in their communities.

Be active citizens, Radebe urges South Africans

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has called on the country's citizens to engage with their elected representatives ahead of the president's #SONA2015 address next week to ensure that the matters that affect their daily lives are placed on the agenda.

20 years of freedom – closing the gender gap in SA society

This month, South Africa commemorates two decades of democratic freedom in the country and reflects on the journey taken to create a more equitable society for all citizens, says Phumla Williams, CEO of Government Communication and Information System (GCIS).

‘Africa, rise up and walk’

Nobel Peace laureate Professor Wangari Maathai challenged Africa to "rise up and walk" at the third annual Nelson Mandela Lecture, saying the continent needs to be empowered to help itself.

Dual citizenship issues clarified

In terms of the new law, South Africans with dual citizenship may freely use their foreign passports outside SA - but must use a South African passport when leaving or returning to the country.