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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...
Languages of South Africa

The languages of South Africa

We're not called the rainbow nation for nothing. South Africa has 11 official languages, and scores of unofficial ones besides. English is the most commonly spoken language in official and commercial public life - but only the fifth most spoken home language.

Look how far we’ve come: Two decades of freedom

Apartheid denied people the right to vote, to work, to access education, to move freely, to love whomever they wanted to, to not be imprisoned without trial ... South Africa's groundbreaking Bill of Rights changed all that. We take a look at how far we've come over two decades of freedom.

Theo Lee

YouTube vlogger Theo Lee celebrates the South African Constitution

YouTube vlogging sensation Theo Lee tells us why she loves living in South Africa and how our progressive Constitution enables her to live the...
Nina Hastie

The gift of freedom of expression

Nina Hastie celebrates South Africa’s progressive Constitution and how the right to freedom of expression is a pillar of democracy in South Africa.Nina...
Nongcebo McKenzie

Nongcebo McKenzie celebrates her right to speak her mother-tongue

Nongcebo McKenzie, Ukhozi FM presenter is inspired by the South African Constitution and the fact that our right to speak the language of our...
Bongekile Radebe

Bongekile Radebe tells us why representation matters

Bongekile Radebe tells us why it’s important to have positive role models to inspire young South Africans to pursue their dreams.Bongekile RadebeFor a young,...

We walk for unity and acceptance

On Sunday 26 March Brand South Africa, Constitution Hill and other stakeholders including the Gauteng Legislature and the City of Joburg took part in...

Perceptions from abroad

Business administration students from the US's Rutgers University joined Brand South Africa at Constitution Hill this week to discuss South Africa's standing from a...
Human Rights

21 human rights all South Africans enjoy today

Apartheid laws were designed to segregate South Africa’s population in terms of race. The majority suffered discrimination in terms of education, economic rights, social standing, and eventually even citizenship. Today, the Bill of Rights enshrines many rights denied in the past.

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