• Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa on walkabout in Cape Town's Manenburg township

    Elections 2014: Mthethwa warns would-be 'disrupters'

    With South Africa's 7 May general elections less than two weeks away, the country's law enforcement agencies are set to increase their presence in a number of communities to ensure that there are no such thing as "no-go areas" in the lead-up to the polls.

  • Advert celebrates 20 Years 'with pride, wonder'

    Advert celebrates 20 Years 'with pride, wonder'

    It is time to pause, take breath and appreciate the miracle of South Africa; twenty years into the life of the nation, it is time to praise a bold, exciting country. This is the message of a new Brand South Africa advertising campaign marking the country's 20 Years of Freedom.

  • All set for final Freedom Friday

    All set for final Freedom Friday

    It's all systems go for the final Freedom Friday celebration at the Rand Show at Johannesburg's Nasrec Expo Centre on Friday. South Africans not able to attend the event can also mark the day by sharing their thoughts, video clips, memories and pictures of freedom via Twitter or Facebook.

  • South African Air Force helicopters in formation fly-past

    Zuma to address Freedom Day event in Pretoria

    South Africa's main Freedom Day event will take place on Sunday at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where President Jacob Zuma will make a special address and a multi-cultural carnival, mirroring the diversity and solidarity of the country, will be staged.

  • Nelson Mandela books: a selection

    A nonfiction guide to SA's 20 years

    Follow South Africa's journey to freedom with a selection of the very best of the country's writing. Here we present the winners of the Sunday Times Alan Paton Award for nonfiction since 1994, which includes two Nelson Mandela biographies - The Long Walk to Freedom and Anthony Sampson's authorised portrait.

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    Afrika out, Dry in for Blitzbokke

    With only two tournaments remaining, the South African Sevens team is in a battle with New Zealand to claim the overall HSBC World Series title. They'' head to the Glasgow Sevens without Cecil Afrika, but have a strong replacement in Mark Richards.

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Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogues set for Nelspruit

Brand South Africa is continuing with its Play Your Part / Sowetan Dialogue, with the latest in the series set to take place in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, on 25 April, with a focus on leadership.

Bridgestone keeps PinkDrive on the road with R1m donation

Bridgestone has given breast cancer charity PinkDrive its biggest ever once-off donation of R1-million, with the money being raised from motorists who purchased sets of pink valve caps at the tyre manufacturers outlets.

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