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Government in South Africa

South Africa is a constitutional democracy with a three-tier system of government, an independent judiciary, and a Constitution - the highest law of the land - recognised as one of the most progressive in the world.

My Constitution, my rights. A plain language guide to the Bill of Rights

rights thumbAs South Africa celebrates Freedom Month, we bring you a plain language version of the country’s globally admired Bill of Rights – our guarantee of freedom. Get to know your rights, and protect the rights of others.

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OR: a visionary leader

Brand South Africa CEO, Kingsley Makhubela, shares his thoughts on leadership from former African National Congress (ANC) leader, Oliver Reginald (OR) Tambo, who passed...
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South Africa’s judiciary

South Africa has an independent judiciary, subject only to the Constitution and the law. Find out more about how the wheels of justice turn in South Africa.

The Constitution of South Africa

South Africa's Constitution, built on an acute awareness of the injustices of the country's past, is widely regarded as the most progressive in the world, with a Bill of Rights second to none.

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...
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South Africa’s Public Protector: frequently asked questions

As Public Protector Thuli Madonsela prepares to release a final report on an investigation into allegations of maladministration in relation to President Jacob Zuma's residence in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, we answer some frequently asked questions about the office of the Public Protector.

Let’s strengthen the spirit of active citizenship in 2017

Reflections of the year to which we have just bid farewell, will generate a range of emotions and memories. We may not agree...
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Traditional leaders

SA's Constitution gives communities living under traditional law and custom the right to influence the way in which the country is run. Traditional leaders accordingly play an advisory role in government.

Brand South Africa’s CEO urges citizens to play their part in 2016

The year 2016 is hours away and when I reflect on 2015, I am filled with pride at being a citizen of our amazing country.

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