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South Africa’s national symbols

A country’s symbols – seal, motto, flag, anthem, coat of arms and natural symbols – tell its story and play a crucial role in...

National Orders were bestowed on activists and cultural leaders

National Orders are the highest awards that the country, through its president, can bestow on its citizens or eminent foreigners. This year, the 21st year of the ceremony, awards were handed to sports leaders, cultural luminaries, and a host of veteran activists, both local and foreign.

Wheelchair star Sithole gears up for SA Open

Five sports stars to receive National Orders

Five of South Africa's top sports stars - athlete Caster Semenya, swimmer Cameron van der Burgh, Paralympic standout Fanie van der Merwe, wheelchair tennis ace Lucas Sithole, and footballing great Jomo Sono - will receive the country's highest civilian honours on Freedom Day.

Blatter awarded National Orders

South Africa has honoured Fifa president Sepp Blatter for backing the bid to host the 2010 Football World Cup in Africa, making this year’s edition a first for the continent, and a significant milestone in the history of the tournament.
SA bestows National Orders

South Africa honours Linda Biehl

South Africa honours Linda Biehl

South Africa has awarded one of its highest civilian honours to a Chicago-born mother who became an international peace activist and motivational speaker following her daughter's tragic death in Cape Town.
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South Africa honours freedom heroes with national orders

Twenty-six men and women were the latest recipients of South Africa's highest honours for outstanding service to their communities, for the part they played in South Africa's fight for freedom, for their roles in the struggle against oppression worldwide, and for exceptional achievement.
2004 National Orders awards

2004 National Orders awards

Forty-seven men and women have received South Africa's highest civilian honours for exceptional service to the people of the country and for the roles they played in SA's fight for freedom.

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