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Remembering Nelson Mandela’s first steps of freedom

On Sunday 11 February 1990 - 25 years ago - millions of people around the world watched as Nelson Mandela walked out of the gates of Victor Verster prison in Paarl.

South Africa’s progress in uplifting women

In the 22 years since South Africa earned its freedom, women have made great progress in cementing their rights and in achieving gender equality....

Brand South Africa calls for respect for human dignity and tolerance this Human Rights...

March 21 marks the commemoration of Human Rights Day in South Africa – a day when the nation commemorates the historic 1960 Sharpeville Massacre, which became a turning point in the struggle for freedom.

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Nelson Mandela: leader among leaders

Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time. His role in fighting apartheid and his ability to steer South Africa through the crisis of its rebirth earned him a world reputation as a statesman and peacemaker.
Media freedom is key to global sustainability

Media freedom is key to global sustainability

Quality journalism enables citizens to make informed decisions about their society's development, exposing injustice, corruption, and the abuse of power, UN bosses said in a joint statement issued to mark this year's World Press Freedom Day.

Comrades legends speak about their memorable races

Apartheid pervaded every facet of life in South Africa, and sport was no different. Black sportsmen and women were unable to compete on an equal footing, and the sports boycott made the country a pariah state. But marathons offered an open road to all.

Jazz trumpets the notes of freedom

Jazz has always been the sound of freedom. Musically, it refuses to follow a form, rather growing organically with the musician. Politically, it has been the music of choice of resistance and rebellion, from its early days in the US's Deep South to South Africa during apartheid.

22 monuments for 22 years of freedom

22 monuments for 22 years of freedom

With April marking the 22nd anniversary of South Africa’s freedom, Media Club South Africa showcases 22 monuments that pay homage to those who made this country great.

Freedom brings responsibility

As we move from Human Rights Month in March to Freedom Month in April, we must remember that South Africa's hard-won democracy and the rights it gives us all must be used to fight intolerance and foster a cohesive society, writes Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola.

Cycle for human rights with the Jozi Freedom Ride

freedom mandelaOn Sunday 22 March on the morning after Human Rights Day, the people of Joburg are invited to join the Jozi Freedom Ride, a 28-kilometre cycle through city suburbs once separated by apartheid, from Sandton via Rosebank, Houghton and Parktown, ending in Alexandra.

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