Tags Democracy

Tag: democracy

Libraries: integral to democracies

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions hosted its World Library and Information Conference in Cape Town in August. It enabled librarians from across the world to experience local hospitality, and allowed for energetic discussion on the role of a library in this modern era.

Brand South Africa plays its part for the Constitution Mondays campaign

On Tuesday 14 July, Brand South Africa met with top-performing grade 12 learners from rural schools in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape and introduced the Constitution Mondays campaign to them.

Digital storytelling shaping aspiring teachers

Students of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology were given a task to share stories of their community, in order for them to identify with one another. These stories capture the challenges they have overcome and aims to shape them as aspiring teachers.

Africa’s biggest democracy votes: ‘Whoever wins, Nigeria has the victory’

Despite rain and the death of 41 people in an attack by terrorist group Boko Haram, millions of Nigerians turned out to vote in hotly contested elections to choose the president of Africa's most populous country.

SA researchers measure democracy on social media

SA researchers measure democracy on social media

Prof Pierre du Toit and Barend Lutz from Stellenbosch University have developed a method to measure public expressions of support for democracy on Twitter. Digital social media have become major global channels of communication, with ramifications for established democracies, they say.

State of the Nation: South Africa’s democracy remains strong

In a country as diverse as South Africa, it is natural for there to be differing views and vigorous contestation, writes Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe. So it would be a mistake to assume the fracas in parliament during the State of the Nation Address on 12 February meant our democracy was on the edge of an abyss.

Create a better South Africa, contribute to a better and safer Africa in a...

In 2030, South Africa is a globally competitive economy and a leading member of the family of nations. The country contributes to sustainable development, democracy, the rule of law, human rights and security in a peaceful and prosperous Africa, and a fair and just world.

Places to visit on Madiba’s Journey

South African Tourism is building a pilgrimage route following the life and times of Nelson Mandela through the four provinces that shaped his life. The organisation is confident that in time, people are going to see it as "a must-do kind of thing".

End of year statement by President Jacob Zuma

Read South African President Jacob Zuma’s statement to mark the end of 2014.

‘We must exercise our democratic freedoms’ – Miller Matola

Brand South Africa’s end of year message to the nation calls on all of us to tap into our nation-building spirit to ensure our democratic freedoms do not erode.

LATEST

X
X
Skip to toolbar