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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...

OR Tambo statue unveiled at Joburg airport

The statue of late ANC president Oliver Tambo unveiled at OR Tambo International Airport shows his return to South Africa after 30 years in...

Londoners get a taste of South African food

South African cuisine takes centre stage at a restaurant in London. Situated near Buckingham Palace, bbar serves everything from boerewors to bunny chow. Compiled by...

Ruth Mompati statue ‘pays tribute to the past’

Eighty-nine-year-old struggle veteran Ruth Segomotsi Mompati said the statue of her recently unveiled in Vryburg in the North West province "symbolises the struggle of all races" and should be seen as a "mark of unity, which all must embrace".

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."

‘In his memory we draw strength’

We are stronger and more united by the legacy Nelson Mandela left us, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said, calling on all South Africans to honour the memory of the nation's former president, who died a year ago today. #RememberMandela

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.

Mandela bust unveiled outside Parliament

The unveiling of the bust of a smiling Nelson Mandela outside the National Assembly in Cape Town - "something which would have been unthinkable 20 years ago" - underscored Parliament's commitment to uphold the legacy of the former statesman, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.

Mandela bust unveiled outside Parliament

The unveiling of the bust of a smiling Nelson Mandela outside the National Assembly in Cape Town - "something which would have been unthinkable 20 years ago" - underscored Parliament's commitment to uphold the legacy of the former statesman, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.

South Africa launches Dube Trade Port

South Africa has officially launched a state-of-the-art, multi-billion rand cargo terminal, trade zone and agrizone - located between the two largest sea ports in the southern hemisphere - at the Dube Trade Port in La Mercy, KwaZulu-Natal.