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Celebrating the South African Constitutional Court

The Constitutional Court is a powerful reminder of how far the country has come. Its Great African Steps are built of the bricks from Number Four prison, holding within them the memories of the countless prisoners denied their dignity. Its design is symbolic of "justice under a tree"; it is a masterpiece of the South African transition.

On the Shoulders of a Giant: Lessons from the life of Oliver Tambo

The Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation hosted the Oliver Tambo Centenary Memorial Lecture under the appropriate theme “On the Shoulders of a Giant” at...
The Castle of Good Hope Legacy Project takes early South African history directly to schools

Castle of Good Hope celebrates South Africa’s diverse heritage

During Heritage Month, Cape Town's Castle of Good Hope launched a legacy project that highlights 350 years of South African history, from colonial and...

Why does South Africa celebrate Heritage Day?

Heritage Day – 24 September – is one of South Africa's newer public holidays, declared after the republic became a democracy in 1994. The...

iSimangaliso Wetland Park: South Africa’s coastal jewel

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is one of the jewels of South Africa's coastline, with a unique mosaic of ecosystems - swamps, lakes, beaches, coral reefs, wetlands, woodlands, coastal forests and grasslands - supporting an astounding diversity of animal, bird and marine life.
Laduma Ngxokolo

Me and my constitution: Laduma Ngxokolo

Fashion designer and proud South African Laduma Ngxokolo shares his views about South Africa's Constitution and tells us how it has helped to shape...

Amazing women celebrated

It is a colourful event as guests stream in wearing a wide range of traditional attire in celebration of their heritage and individuality for...

Khoi San centre will keep heritage alive

A hundred kilometres from the closest big town, a San community and the makers of a documentary on their disappearing language are hoping to...

Sanlam takes authors on a journey

Stories told over the ages form an important part of heritage, offering the reader fragments of the past. They also provide a window into...

Women’s monument unveiled in Tshwane

10 August 2016The Women’s Living Heritage Monument, unveiled by President Jacob Zuma on Women's Day 9 August 2016, commemorates the story of women’s contribution to the...

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