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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...

South Africa’s responsiveness towards Covid-19 shows signs of hope and solidarity

A blueprint for the world to learn from – decisive, quick and collaborativeWritten by  Thandi TobiasThe deadly Coronavirus has brought a dark cloud of...

Brand South Africa notes – A time of challenges and firsts as Moody’s downgrades...

Johannesburg, March 28, 2020: As South Africa entered a twenty-one day, national lockdown to combat the spread of the Coronavirus, the country entered a...

ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE JOINT SITTING OF PARLIAMENT ON THE CRISIS...

Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Thandi Modise, Chairperson of the NCOP, Mr Amos Masondo, Honourable Members,I have called this special joint sitting of the...

Celebrating the South African Constitutional Court

The Constitutional Court is a powerful reminder of how far the country has come. Its Great African Steps are built of the bricks from Number Four prison, holding within them the memories of the countless prisoners denied their dignity. Its design is symbolic of "justice under a tree"; it is a masterpiece of the South African transition.

Play Your Part episode eight: Get involved

You can get involved with television personality Dr Michael Mol, entrepreneur Emmanuel Bonoko and social cohesion activist Yusuf Abramjee, here:Brand South Africa In episode eight...

Destination Cape Town

Perched between the ocean and the mountain, and with a national park as its heart, Cape Town is wild and wonderful. Among its attractions are climbing, surfing and diving along with vibrant nightlife, excellent wine and endless shopping.

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...

Remembering ‘Uncle Kathy’: Ahmed Kathrada 1929-2017

Former Rivonia trialist and anti-apartheid struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada died today, following a long illness. He was 87. After 1994, Kathrada served as a...

Mandela: a life in books

There are plenty of books about Nelson Mandela – written by himself, by people who knew him and by historians and journalists. Taken together, they tell a story of a life that towers above others, yet also reveal the more private experiences of the great man.