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01. August 2020

WOMEN'S MONTH 2020, 1 to 31 August

South Africa commemorates Women’s Month in August as a tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. The Government of South Africa declared August women’s month and 9 August is...

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17. July 2020

PRESENTATION OF COPY OF CREDENTIALS IN SLOVAKIA

Ambassador Molekane handed over the copy of his Letters of Credence to Mr Roman Hloben, Director of Diplomatic Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bratislava on 16 July 2020.

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10. July 2020

INTERNATIONAL NELSON MANDELA DAY 2020: OTHER EVENTS

18th NELSON MANDELA ANNUAL LECTURE (virtual)

You are cordially invited to the Virtual 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture.

The 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture will be delivered by United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António...

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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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