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You have to be a really hard nut to crack yourself, if you want to make it as a macadamia nut farmer, says Cowan Skelem, one of the leading people behind Ncera Macadamia Farming (NMF), near East London. For, the strongest determination, is what it takes to make it in this industry.

On 9 May, 1994, with the advent of democracy in South Africa, Albertina Sisulu stood up in Parliament to nominate Nelson Mandela for election as the first black President of the newly born country.

The decision by President Cyril Ramaphosa to appoint a team of special envoys to woo investors to South Africa will help turn around the country’s economy, one of the country’s leading economists has said.

Very few people in South Africa can claim to be unfamiliar with the statement: ‘When you strike a woman, you strike a rock’.

As a member of a detachment that came after Solomon Mahlangu’s, a member of MK Madinoga detachment, Solly being a member of The June 16 Detachment, this is my perspective and how I chose to remember Solly.

It was in 1988 when the now National Council of Provinces (NCOP) chairperson, Thandi Modise, first met Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

The month of March is celebrated as the Human Rights Month in South Africa, a period designated to draw attention to the importance of promoting human rights of all citizens.

There’s a reason why South Africa’s first democratically elected President Nelson Mandela was affectionately referred to as the “father of the nation”.

One could hear their sweet, joyful laughter echoing from a mile away in this humble garage-turned daycare centre at Fuschia Road, in Klipspruit West.

Nostalgia and euphoria are always likely to go hand in hand when the world remembers the day that one of the world’s most famous statesmen clenched and raised his right fist and took his first steps to freedom after 27 years in jail.

As a long distance runner who has taken part in 21- kilometre races, South Africa’s new National Commissioner of Police, General Kehla Sitole, knows the importance of endurance.

Not many people are able to set foot in the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, which houses the archives of the late former president and icon of South Africa’s struggle for liberation, Nelson Mandela.

For the Special Investigating Unit (SIU), 2017 was a demanding year.

South Africa’s newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa has an illustrious career which has seen him working in the private sector, the labour movement and he was among the writers of South Africa's new democratic constitution.

South Africa's newly elected President, Cyril Ramaphosa, will deliver his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament tonight, amid high expectations and enthusiasm.

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