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South Africa’s national symbols

A country’s symbols – seal, motto, flag, anthem, coat of arms and natural symbols – tell its story and play a crucial role in...

National Orders were bestowed on activists and cultural leaders

National Orders are the highest awards that the country, through its president, can bestow on its citizens or eminent foreigners. This year, the 21st year of the ceremony, awards were handed to sports leaders, cultural luminaries, and a host of veteran activists, both local and foreign.

Wheelchair star Sithole gears up for SA Open

Five sports stars to receive National Orders

Five of South Africa's top sports stars - athlete Caster Semenya, swimmer Cameron van der Burgh, Paralympic standout Fanie van der Merwe, wheelchair tennis ace Lucas Sithole, and footballing great Jomo Sono - will receive the country's highest civilian honours on Freedom Day.
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