22 monuments for 22 years of freedom

There are a significant number of monuments to peace and freedom scattered across South Africa – not surprising given its long history of struggle against oppression. With April marking the 22nd anniversary of South Africa’s freedom, we will showcase 22 monuments that pay homage to those who made this country great.

Three years on: Madiba’s death, reflections from Ramaphosa

On the third anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela, the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted “Mandela the Freedom Fighter and Mandela the Democracy Builder”....
interracial couple cassarica nadas experience

‘Our experiences are not because we’re an interracial couple – we’re just a couple.’

Cassarica Nadas and Gareth Mays see themselves as an ordinary couple – even if other people refer to them as being in an interracial...

South Africa’s female vloggers give the inside scoop

31 August 2016 Sharing experiences that relate to your audience is one of the key things several of South Africa's most popular female vloggers have learned...

Women’s monument unveiled in Tshwane

10 August 2016 The Women’s Living Heritage Monument, unveiled by President Jacob Zuma on Women's Day 9 August 2016, commemorates the story of women’s contribution to the...
Election date is a holiday

Public holiday on local elections date

To give all eligible South Africans the opportunity to vote in the local elections on 3 August 2016, the day has been declared a...

21 nominations for South Africa’s new public protector

Twenty-one nominations have been received to fill the Office of the Public Protector, the Ad Hoc Committee, established to facilitate the appointment, announced on...

First time voters in South Africa speak out

She was motivated to register to vote in the upcoming local elections because she hoped South Africa would be a better country than it...
South Africans to be honoured with 2016 National Orders

South Africans to be honoured with 2016 National Orders

South Africa will award the 2016 National Orders today to citizens, living and deceased, for their political, cultural and social contributions to democracy. The awards are given as part of the country's annual Freedom Day commemorations.
South Africa's tribute to Andrew Young

South Africa’s tribute to Andrew Young

The Nelson Mandela Foundation in Joburg held a tribute event for American activist and politician Andrew J Young. He recalled his interactions with South African struggle stalwarts during apartheid, while attendees commended his contribution to global justice.

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