Topnews, Politics, Press
04. February 2017
Celebrating 20 Years of South Africa's Progressive Constitution
South Africa’s Constitution is one of the most progressive in the world and enjoys high acclaim internationally. The Constitution was approved by the Constitutional Court on 4 December 1996 and took effect on 4 February 1997 - and hence celebrates its 20th anniversary today!
To commemorate this 20th anniversary, Brand South Africa has launched a new campaign that is aimed at highlighting the importance of South Africa's Constitution within the daily lives of South Africans and how it has inspired many young people to live the life they want to live in a society that is free.
South Africa's investment in
education has tripled since the
end of apartheid. At 6.6% of the
country's GDP and 17.7% of total
government spending, the
country's education spending
rate is among the highest
in the world.