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Penny Heyns: realising the new South Africa’s Olympic gold dreams

In 1996 Penny Heyns won South Africa's first Olympic gold medal in 44 years. But as the woman now known as the best female breast stroke swimmer of the 20th century stood on the podium, she had no idea she had just made history.

Knowing Mandela: a short book about a big man

John Carlin's Knowing Mandela follows Madiba on his release from prison through to the first years of his presidency from 1990 to 1995. He records, eloquently, how South Africa's first democratically elected president tackled the daunting obstacle of keeping the peace while bringing a divided nation together.

Dr Vanessa Naidoo: Mandela was my inspiration

Brand SA Playing their Part for Mandela DayDr Vanessa Naidoo's international career in medicine was inspired by Nelson Mandela's commitment to the health and wellbeing of South Africans. She reflects on her choice to serve as a healthcare practitioner and the importance of Mandela opening up about his son's death...

Election volunteers: the beating heart of democracy

South African election volunteers take their passion for democracy and their party-of-choice manifestos to the people, helping political promises reflect on-the-ground community needs, and building on voter education.

Gauteng Department of Education, 20 years on

Since 1994, the Gauteng Department of Education has built more than 200 new schools, improved on the province's pass rate, and grown teacher and pupil numbers.

Oliver Awards honours South Africa’s black business leaders

The 13th annual Oliver Empowerment Awards recognises South African companies and business leaders making affirmative action policies work to create jobs, build the economy, and encourage a culture of entrepreneurship.

New Brand SA advert celebrates 20 Years ‘with pride, wonder’

Here's to you, South Africa!It is time to pause, take breath and appreciate the miracle of South Africa; twenty years into the life of the nation, it is time to praise a bold, exciting country

Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogues set for Nelspruit

Brand South Africa is continuing with its Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogue, with the latest in the series set to take place in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, on 25 April, with a focus on leadership.

Commemorating 50 years since the Rivonia Trial

As South Africa celebrates 20 years of a vibrant and robust democracy, it commemorates a significant trial in the country's turbulent history the 1963 to 1964 Rivonia Trial.

20 Year Review: South Africa’s success story

Compared with many emerging economies, South Africa "has a good story to tell" based on its achievements over the past 20 years, President Jacob Zuma said at the launch of the government's 20 Year Review in Pretoria on Tuesday.

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