Nominations for National Orders open

2016-06-30 06:00

The public has been invited to put forward their nominations of persons from all walks of life that they believe deserve to receive the country’s highest honours, the National Orders.

The next National Orders awards investiture ceremony will take place in April 2017, honouring South Africans and eminent foreign nationals who have contributed to the achievement of a free, united, non-racial, democratic, non-sexist and prosperous South Africa in various ways. President Jacob Zuma, has invited the nominations before the 31 August 2016 deadline. Nominations forms are available on The Presidency website at

Members of the public are urged to attach a short motivation on the person nominated.

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