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The strength of South Africa’s democracy

There may be a fair amount of criticism of the government and widespread protests, but the reality is, South Africa's democracy is stronger than it has ever been. Citizens can criticise without fear and turn anger into positive action.

2011 municipal elections: fast facts

All systems go for South Africa’s 2014 elections

Approximately 218 000 staff members are standing by, nearly 63-million national and provincial ballot papers have been delivered, and 22 263 voting stations are ready to open at 7am on Wednesday for South Africa's fifth democratic elections.

Two decades of freedom

South Africans and all freedom-loving people have been urged to observe Freedom Friday in the run-up to the anniversary of 20 years of democracy. Wear something to show your pride in being South African. Other initiatives are 20 Hours of Volunteerism, Wikipedia Wordathon, and 20 Memorable Moments.

The road to freedom

 Show your colours on Fridays, South Africa. In the run-up to Freedom Day, marking 20 years of democracy, people have been urged to wear something showing their national pride every Friday. There are plenty of other initiatives, too.

Ballot papers now in Braille

Ballot papers now in Braille

Visually impaired South Africans will be able to cast their votes secretly for the first time using a Braille ballot sheet when the country goes to the polls on 22 April.


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