legacy

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...

Nation Brand Forum 2017 inspires robust discussion and debate

The Brand South Africa Nation Brand Forum 2017 again gathered business, government and media experts to discuss the marketing of the country's national global...

Press release: Freedom is a gift from leaders like Kathrada

The freedom that we celebrate today is a precious gift bequeathed to us by leaders such as Ahmed Kathrada, says Brand South Africa's CEO...

Dental Marathon to take on Mount Kilimanjaro for free oral healthcare

The Dental Marathon team will set off in June to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. The goal is to help get...

Chabane was ‘a quiet strategist who worked for the people’

Paying tribute to the late Collins Chabane on Thursday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said the compassionate and humble Public Service Minister had been genuinely committed to improving the lives of all South Africans.

Become involved in the change you want – Radebe

"If we are to overcome the devastating legacy of the past, communities must take responsibility for our development," writes Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on the eve of South Africa's annual State of the Nation Address.

South Africa takes the G77 hotseat

South Africa has assumed the chairmanship of the Group of 77 plus China just as the global community needs to ramp up efforts to agree on development priorities and goals to take the work of the Millennium Development Goals forward and to transform development beyond 2015.

Reconciliation Day: Time to join hands in the spirit of Ubuntu

"Reconciliation requires of us to confront our past and educate fellow South Africans of the past wrongs committed against black people," writes Jeff Radebe, Minister in the Presidency. "A major step towards reconciliation is to acknowledge that apartheid was a crime against humanity."

‘We must exercise our democratic freedoms’ – Miller Matola

Brand South Africa’s end of year message to the nation calls on all of us to tap into our nation-building spirit to ensure our democratic freedoms do not erode.

Rolene Strauss: Miss World 2014

Free State medical student Rolene Strauss has been named the most beautiful young woman in the world, and wears the Miss World crown with aplomb. She won over the judges with her compassion and intelligence, and plans to follow in the footsteps of her heroes to make a real difference.