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Brand South Africa welcomes the United Nations’ appreciation of SA’s peacekeeping operations

Johannesburg, Friday 31 May 2019 – Brand South Africa has noted and welcomes the United Nations (UN) recognition and praise of South Africa’s role in...

Press release: Brand South Africa and United Nations launch UN Day exhibition

Brand South Africa and the United Nations will be hosting a six-month exhibition on how the UN helped end apartheid.Johannesburg, Wednesday 18 October 2017...
Nelson Mandela Guide

Guide: what you can do on Mandela Day

The Nelson Mandela Foundation encourages people to carry out their volunteer work for the long term, starting on Mandela Day.Brand South Africa reporterIn time...

AU and UN respond to African security demands

A new AU-UN agreement will improve peacekeeping operations and security challenges in Africa. The Joint UN-AU Framework for Enhancing Partnership on Peace and Security...

Tanzanian summit tackles ignorance of albinism

21 June 2016The first Action on Albinism in Africa forum, held from 17 to 19 June in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, brought together over...

South Africa takes part in International Day of Yoga

To mark International Day of Yoga, South Africans in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg gathered to stretch their muscles in yoga poses.The United Nations...

Senegalese humanitarian appointed Fifa’s first female secretary-general

Fifa’s new secretary-general is an African, and just as extraordinary, a woman. Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s appointment is being greeted with optimism in the football world with Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino believing she is the best person to help him rebuild the organisation.

South Africa speaks out during CSW60

South Africa speaks out during CSW60

Taking place over a period of 10 days in New York, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women noted the strides made in gender equality. South Africa sent a strong delegation of female ministers to participate on the global platform.

Remembering Boutros Boutros-Ghali

It was a tricky global environment when Boutros Boutros-Ghali became the secretary-general of the United Nations in 1992. The world was emerging from the Cold War and countries were redefining relationships with each other. He navigated a new path for the organisation.

Connecting women to technology

An Intel programme called She Will Connect aims to increase women's access to the digital world. Research has shown there is a significant gender gap in developing countries in using technology such as the web. It'll help to empower women in their businesses, increase literacy, and strengthen their voice.

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