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10. July 2020

INTERNATIONAL NELSON MANDELA DAY 2020

In the spirit of International Nelson Mandela Day, this year, the Embassy is organising a collection drive for the NGO Refugee Project Ute Bock, which is a privately funded organisation that helps refugees by providing them with shelter, food and education regardless of their...

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16. June 2020

YOUTH DAY 2020

June is dedicated to the youth of 1976 who stood up against the apartheid government and laid down their lives fighting for freedom and the right to equal education. This year marks 44 years since the uprising in which many children lost their lives while standing up against a...

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01. June 2020

FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT

Today is the International Day for Protection of Children, which is commemorated around the world to draw attention to children’s rights and welfare. Fittingly, it is also the UN Global Day of Parents, honouring the commitment of parents and caregivers to the wellbeing of...

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25. May 2020

REMARKS BY CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON THE OCCASION OF AFRICA DAY

Fellow Africans,

On this day 57 years ago, the Organisation of African Unity was born. From the beginning it was dedicated to the idea that only through unity could Africa safeguard its independence and unlock its potential.

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24. May 2020

ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON SOUTH AFRICA’S RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, UNION BUILDINGS, TSHWANE

Fellow compatriots,

Ri perile, Dumelang, Sanibonani, Molweni, Ndi madekwana, Gooie naand, Good evening. It is exactly 10 weeks since we declared a national state of disaster in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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22. May 2020

AFRICA DAY 2020

25 May 2020

South Africa will mark Africa Month and Africa Day in May 2020, along with the rest of the continent.  The month is an opportunity to promote African unity, deeper regional integration and recommit Africa to a common...

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11. May 2020

FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT

Dear Fellow South African,

Since the beginning of May, when we began the gradual easing of the nation-wide coronavirus lockdown, many people have started returning to work.

As part of the phased recovery of the economy, companies...

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