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COINING OUR CONSTITUTION: ‘SA25 – CELEBRATING SOUTH AFRICA CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACY’

The Constitution is the cornerstone of respecting the rights of all people living in the country. ‘The most admirable Constitution in the history of...

Upholding the values enshrined in the constitution

South Africa over the weekend inaugurated its sixth democratically elected President; Cyril Ramaphosa after the national general elections in May 2019. Brand South Africa...

Celebrate Africa Day with Brand South Africa

The world annually observes Africa Day on 25 May, acknowledging the solidarity among African countries. Africa Day was established in 1963, commemorating the formation...

Watch: Milestones in Mandela’s long walk

As we commemorate a year since the death of South African statesman Nelson Mandela on 5 December 2013, we look back at significant moments in his life and struggle, told partly in his own words.

Remembering Mandela, one year on

It has been a year since Nelson Mandela passed on. His departure, mourned by the world, still impacts us today, prompting us to live by his example with compassion, reconciliation and Ubuntu.

Ingrid Jonker – the child is not dead

The memory of poet Ingrid Jonker lives on in South Africa. She inspired Nelson Mandela to quote her poem in his inauguration speech and she posthumously received the Order of Ikhamanga for her contribution to literature and commitment to the struggle for human rights. Her work is loved around the world.

Ingrid Jonker – the child is not dead

The memory of poet Ingrid Jonker lives on in South Africa. She inspired Nelson Mandela to quote her poem in his inauguration speech and she posthumously received the Order of Ikhamanga for her contribution to literature and commitment to the struggle for human rights. Her work is loved around the world.

Mandela Foundation mourns passing of Maya Angelou

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has joined millions of people around the world in mourning the passing of author, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, noting: "Our archives reveal that today in 1986, Mr Mandela watched in prison the film version of her work I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."

President Zuma announces new Cabinet

Cyril Ramaphosa was appointed Deputy President and Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene was promoted to minister of finance in President Jacob Zuma's new Cabinet, announced on Sunday following his inauguration for a second term as President on Saturday.

Unity needed to move South Africa forward: Zuma

Humbled but determined to lead the country for another five years, President Jacob Zuma says he will need the backing of a united and cohesive nation to move South Africa forward.