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Mandela Month 2019

In July, South Africa celebrates former President Nelson Mandela's birthday.

16 Days of Activism

16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children: 25 November to 10 December

Nelson Mandela Centenary

Nelson Mandela Centenary

October marks Transport Month.

Social Development Month 2017

October marks Social Development Month.

OR Tambo Centenary

2017 marks the OR Tambo Centenary.

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.

South Africa celebrates Freedom Month during April.

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

Mme Ruth Segomotsi Mompati passed on in the early hours of Tuesday, 12 May 2015, at a Military Hospital in Cape Town.

South Africans are invited to the country’s inaugural Africa Day celebrations which will be held on 24 May 2015 at the University of Pretoria, Mamelodi Campus.

The South African Government condemns in the strongest possible terms the recent outbreak of violent attacks in parts of the country against foreign nationals, particularly fellow Africans from various African countries.

South Africans will on the 21 March 2015 celebrate Human Rights Day.