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Transport Month

In 2005, October was declared Transport Month during the Transport Lekgotla.

This year, Transport Month is being hosted under the theme, 'Together we move South Africa Forward'The month-long programme is being used to showcase transport infrastructure projects, promote the use of public transport and advance the country’s road safety initiatives.

Heritage Month is celebrated annually from 1 to 30 September. It recognises aspects of South African culture which are both tangible and intangible: creative expression such as music and performances, our historical inheritance, language, the food we eat as well as the popular memory.

In his 2015 State of the Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma announced the Nine-Point Plan to boost economic growth and create much-needed jobs.

21st International AIDS Conference

The International AIDS Conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. It is a chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learnt, and collectively chart a course forward.

Youth Month 2016

South Africa celebrates the 40th Anniversary of 16 June 1976.

June is celebrated as Youth Month in South Africa, with a specific focus on 16 June, which is also known as Youth Day. Youth Month pays tribute to the school pupils who lost their lives during the 16 June 1976 uprising in Soweto.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Soweto uprisings. The theme for Youth Month is “Youth Moving South Africa Forward”.

South Africa celebrates Freedom Month during April.

2016 Local Government Elections

March is Human Rights Month

President Jacob Zuma will present the State of the Nation Address (SoNA) to a joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament (National Assembly and National Council of Provinces) on 11 February 2016 at 19h00.

The 2016 theme is: “Following up on our commitments to the people”.

16 Days of Activism

16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children 2015 - 25 November - 10 December