Topnews, Politics, South Africa

22. November 2013

20 years of constitutional freedom

By Melissa Jane Cook and Mary Alexander. Today (18.11.2013) marks the 20th anniversary of South Africa’s progressive Interim Constitution, signed into law on 18 November 1993. After centuries of...

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Topnews, Embassy, South Africa, Press

30. April 2013

Portrait: Denis Golberg on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday

On 11 April 2013 Denis Goldberg turned 80. Denis Goldberg fought, alongside Nelson Mandela, against the dehumanising system of Apartheid, was sentenced at the Rivonia...

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Topnews, South Africa

10. January 2013

Countdown to African Cup of Nations in South Africa - 19 January 2013

The countdown is on to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). The tournament kicks off at Johannesburg's FNB Stadium on 19 January with a double-header...

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Topnews, South Africa

10. January 2013

A Brief History of Bafana Bafana

South Africa's national football team, known as Bafana Bafana ("The Boys"), has a relatively short international history. That's because the first team to represent all South...

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Topnews, South Africa

03. January 2013

Historic Date: 3rd January 1994: Millions of Black South African Regain Citizenship

On 15 December 1993 the South African parliament led by President F.W. de Klerk officially announced the restoration of South African citizenship to Black South Africans which became...

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Topnews, Politics, Tourism, South Africa

10. December 2012

South Africa and Vietnam Sign Deal to Save Rhino

The governments of South Africa and Vietnam signed a landmark agreement that authorities hope will help quash the alarming scourge of rhino poaching that...

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29. October 2011

Cape Town is awarded Design Capital 2014

Press release: Since 26 of October it is a fact: Cape Town will become Design Capital 2014 ahead of the cities of Bilbao and Dublin.

The renowned title “World Design Capital” is...

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