Freedom Month

The month of April marks Freedom Month in South Africa.

Freedom Day, on 27 April, is the commemoration of the first democratic elections held in South Africa on 27 April 1994.  These were the first post-apartheid national elections to be held in South African where anyone could vote regardless of race.

News articles

Government continues support for African languages


SA makes progress despite challenges


President to lead Freedom Day celebrations in Mpumalanga


IEC takes democracy programme to learners


Freedom Month: Reflecting on SA's democratic gains


Working together to recover from pandemic impact


Political and creative activist Gladys Thomas passes away