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Documentaries celebrate the making of South Africa’s rainbow nation

"The history of our country is characterised by too much forgetting," Nelson Mandela once lamented. The new Rainbow Makers series of documentaries aims to both help us remember the extraordinary stories, often untold, that shaped our road to democracy – and celebrate our 20 years of freedom.

Celebrate Freedom Fridays with a 'selfie'

Celebrate Freedom Fridays with a ‘selfie’

South Africans are encouraged to show their pride, wear their colours, take a "selfie" and upload it on social media using the hashtag #FreedomFridaySelfie and #20YOFSelfie as the country builds up towards its 20 Years of Freedom celebrations.
Aids-free generation achievable: UN

‘Let’s share our success stories’

In an invitation to all South Africans, government communications head Phumla Williams encourages citizens to celebrate 20 years of democracy by sharing their stories about how our lives have changed for the better. "Change is evident wherever we look," she says.

Gallery: South Africans celebrate Nelson Mandela

Hundreds of South Africans gathered outside Nelson Mandela's home on the night of Thursday 5 December and the following days to mourn his passing and celebrate his life with flowers, candles, tears, embraces and dancing.

'Remarkable' South Africa still has work to do

‘Remarkable’ South Africa still has work to do

South Africa has done a tremendous job of turning things around in the 20 years since the end of apartheid, US bank Goldman Sachs says in its "Two Decades of Freedom" report on the state of the country. However, unemployment and inequality remain the country's biggest challenges.
'We can learn from Mandela's life'

Celebrate Mandela’s life: grandson

With Mandela Day fast approaching, the life of Nelson Mandela should be celebrated, the grandson of the former president, Ndaba Mandela, said on Tuesday ahead of the first Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match involving English Premier League club Manchester City.
Celebrate South Africa on Braai Day

Celebrate South Africa on Braai Day

You can barbeque anywhere, but you can only braai in South Africa. On Saturday, as part of National Heritage Day, thousands of South Africans will head outdoors, get the fires going and celebrate the nation's favourite pastime on National Braai Day.

‘Celebrate Africa’s humanity’

Africa is a continent rich in resources, but its biggest asset by far is the warmth, friendliness, humility and humanity of its people. This was the inspiration for the official slogan of the 2010 Fifa World Cup: "Ke Nako. Celebrate Africa's Humanity".

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