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Springboks tighten grip on Tri-Nations

Corporate Identity

Welcome to the brand guideline manual for Brand South Africa Our purpose is to create a positive and compelling brand image for South Africa, both...

US$1bn to speed up Tunisian reform

Tunisia’s democratic transition government is to receive a massive allocation of international funding to help speed up much-needed reform in the troubled North African nation.
World Bank sharpens African focus

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‘South Africa, look how far we’ve come’

President Jacob Zuma, speaking during the Freedom Day celebrations in Pretoria on Wednesday, reminded South Africans of how far their country had come since they first voted 17 years ago, while acknowledging that much work remained to be done to reverse the long legacy of apartheid.

The State of the Nation in numbers

7.3-million tourists in 2010, 5-million HIV/Aids tests since April, 400 000 more people with running water, R9-billion for job creation, R20-billion in tax breaks to boost manufacturing ... take a quick run-through of the figures contained in President Jacob Zuma's 2011 State of the Nation address.

South African heroines in the spotlight

South African heroines in the spotlight

In celebration of Women's Month in South Africa, the Department of Arts and Culture has launched a number of initiatives to honour female icons who helped shape a more democratic society.

‘Free and united in diversity’

“It is our responsibility to break down barriers of division and create a country where there will be neither whites nor blacks, just South Africans,” President Jacob Zuma said in a speech on Freedom Day. Read the full text.

Funding hope for Zim economy?

The International Monetary Fund has opened a window of possible funding opportunities for the bankrupt Zimbabwean government.

2010 'about changing perceptions'

2010: another major hurdle cleared

Take a bow, South Africa. Four free and fair democratic elections on the trot, and the country has cleared another significant hurdle en route to hosting the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
Video: Songelwayo Nene makes his mark

Video: Songelwayo Nene makes his mark

In Jacob Zuma's hometown in Kwanxamalala, KwaZulu-Natal, 67-year-old Songelwayo Nene makes his mark in South Africa's fourth democratic elections.

The bell that rings when the vote is called

For a certain generation of South Africans, elections are not only a time for making decisions and pondering the future, but also a time of recollection and, perhaps, a time when we scratch the scars of hurtful memories, writes Tim Cohen.


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