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Take a walk down history on Freedom Day

Freedom Day is a public holiday in South Africa that commemorates the first democratic elections   held on 27 April 1994. It honours the heroes...

Take a walk down history on Freedom Day

Freedom Day is a public holiday in South Africa that commemorates the first democratic elections   held on 27 April 1994. It honours the heroes...

THE BOOKERY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BRAND SOUTH AFRICA TO OPEN A NEW LIBRARY AT...

For the first time more than 1178 learners at Zisukhanyo Secondary School in Philippi, Cape Town have a well-stocked and fully functional library.  At...

GLOBAL SOUTH AFRICANS UNITED

              As the world battles a global pandemic, let us be reminded of Global South Africans who have made their home away from home in...

Celebrating Freedom Day – The Mark That Made a Difference

Celebrating Freedom Day - The Mark That Made a Difference  Johannesburg, Wednesday 25 April 2018 - South Africa celebrates Freedom Day on the 27th April to mark...

Brand South Africa, Freedom Park honour struggle heroes

On 27 April 2017 Brand South Africa partnered with Freedom Park to celebrate 23 years of freedom in South Africa. Freedom Park is a cultural...

Opinion: ‘It’s our turn to move South Africa forward’

By Donald Liphoko, acting director-general of GCIS On Freedom Day millions of South Africans will celebrate the day that marks the occasion of our first...

Look how far we’ve come: Two decades of freedom

Apartheid denied people the right to vote, to work, to access education, to move freely, to love whomever they wanted to, to not be imprisoned without trial ... South Africa's groundbreaking Bill of Rights changed all that. We take a look at how far we've come over two decades of freedom.

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.

South Africa comes of age on Freedom Day

South Africa marked its 21st year of democracy on Freedom Day, with a call for radical action to transform and tackle poverty, unemployment and inequality. The consensus was that the country was in a far better position than it was during apartheid, but there was some way to still go.