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.

An infographic on the importance of OR Tambo in the transition from apartheid to democracy

Infographic: the life and work of Oliver Tambo

On 27 October South Africa commemorates what would have been the 100th birthday of Oliver Tambo, one of the country's most important revolutionary leaders....

Nation Brand Forum speaker profile: Annabel Bishop

Annabel Bishop will bring her economic expertise to the 2017 Nation Brand Forum.Annabel Bishop is Investec Bank Limited’s Chief Economist. She joined Investec in...

My Constitution, my rights. A plain language guide to the Bill of Rights

rights thumbAs South Africa celebrates Freedom Month, we bring you a plain language version of the country’s globally admired Bill of Rights – our guarantee of freedom. Get to know your rights, and protect the rights of others.

Kingsley Makhubela

OR: a visionary leader

Brand South Africa CEO, Kingsley Makhubela, shares his thoughts on leadership from former African National Congress (ANC) leader, Oliver Reginald (OR) Tambo, who passed...

Georgia State students take a closer look at SA

The best way to get a better understanding of how a country works is to go and take a closer look yourself. These were...
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South Africa’s judiciary

South Africa has an independent judiciary, subject only to the Constitution and the law. Find out more about how the wheels of justice turn in South Africa.

The Constitution of South Africa

South Africa's Constitution, built on an acute awareness of the injustices of the country's past, is widely regarded as the most progressive in the world, with a Bill of Rights second to none.

South Africa’s Public Protector

The Public Protector was set up in terms of South Africa's Constitution to investigate complaints against government agencies or officials.Here's a comprehensive guide to...
Public Protector House

South Africa’s Public Protector: frequently asked questions

As Public Protector Thuli Madonsela prepares to release a final report on an investigation into allegations of maladministration in relation to President Jacob Zuma's residence in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, we answer some frequently asked questions about the office of the Public Protector.

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