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CHAN 2014

CHAN 2014 is being hosted in South Africa from 11 January to 1 February 2014

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

The world pays tribute to Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, South Africa's first democratically President

16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children

16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children

SA observes 16 Days of Activism campaign from 25 November - 10 December

Disability Rights Awareness Month

South Africa celebrates National Disability Rights Awareness Month

2014 Elections

South Africans voted in the general election on 7 May 2014.

Senior Certificate Examination 2013

Senior certificate examination 2013

The 2013 Grade 12s have achieved a 78.2% pass rate.

South Africa: A better place to live in

More than 1 million men and boys have been medically circumcised as part of the HIV prevention campaign… Read more

SA celebrates 20 Years of Freedom

South Africa celebrates 20 Years of Freedom and Democracy.

Smart Identity Document (ID) Card roll-out

South Africa gets ready to phase out the green ID book and to introduce the Smart ID Card.

Mandela Month 2014

The month of July has become over the years known as Mandela Month, and July 18 has been internationally declared as Mandela Day.