Special features

Youth Month 2015

June is celebrated as Youth Month in South Africa, with a specific focus on 16 June.

In memoriam: Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati

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

Africa Month 2015

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.

Outbreak of violence against foreign nationals

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 var

Human Rights Month Celebrations 2015

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

In memoriam: Minister Ohm Collins Chabane

Minister Ohm Collins Chabane passed away in a car accident on 15 March 2015.

State of the Nation Address 2015

SONA 2015 icon

President Zuma will present the State of the Nation Address at 19h00 on Thursday, 12 February 2015

Commemoration of the first anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s passing, 5 December

Commemoration of the first anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s passing

16 Days of Activism

16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children

Repatriation of mortal remains from Nigeria

On 12 September a multi-storey guest house in Lagos, Nigeria collapsed claiming the lives of South Africans.

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