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In terms of holidays this puts South Africa slightly above the world average of 11 days
Quarter of a century after South African of all races lined up to cast their vote in the country’s first democratic elections, Google’s Freedom Day doodle features the national flag adopted on this day 25 years ago.
As South Africa commemorates 25 years of democracy on Saturday, government, political parties and various organisations will be out and about in different provinces to celebrate the day.
Corruption should be declared a violation of our human rights and freedoms, and the public should be conscientised about our fight against corruption and its "economic gangsters", writes Chris Jones.
One of the most endearing, or exasperating, things about South Africa is that citizens want to keep on believing in the 1994 dream, come hell or high water, writes Susan Booysen.
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane challenged ANC parliamentarians to make a choice between President Jacob Zuma and all of South Africa when it comes to an upcoming motion of no confidence vote.
A freedom movement rally of various opposition political leaders, as well as civil society and religious organisations at the Caledonian stadium in Tshwane, promised those gathered that a Zuma-free future was possible.
The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal celebrates Freedom Day “cautiously because the country is still not economically free”.
April 27, known as Freedom Day, is a celebration of South Africa's very first democratic election after the fall of the apartheid government. What does this day mean to ordinary South Africans? Watch.
The Freedom Movement and several political parties will hold a mass rally against President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria on Thursday.
When South Africa held its first democratic elections, I was about to turn 6 years old. A few years later, when my world changed, I got a better idea of what this "new, democratic South Africa" meant to me, writes Mpho Raborife.
Twenty-five years into South Africa's democracy, the governing party the ANC, and their political rivals the DA and EFF reflect on what Freedom Day means for them.
Many people who can genuinely represent all South Africans lack the guts to enter politics. They have chosen to sit back and hope that somehow the scoundrels entering politics will fix things up, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
It's crucial to address the many facets of one's history: to not accept the easy answers, but to take a closer look; to debate our past openly and controversially. Even if that is painful, writes Martin Schäfer.
During his Freedom Day address, President Cyril Ramaphosa stressed the importance of land reform to ensure economic freedom for South Africans.
Wearing a T-shirt with her grandfather’s name on it, Ndileka Mandela evoked the preamble of the Freedom Charter, which says that the people shall govern, as a reminder that the government leaders could be criticised.
The 27th of April marks our country's first post-apartheid elections held on this day in 1994, writes Mondli Zondo.
Scores of supporters have started filling up the Caledonian stadium in Pretoria on Freedom Day, in a mass rally against President Jacob Zuma.
The Freedom Movement and several political parties held a mass rally against President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria today.
As a country we had so many dreams. Now is not the time to give up on them, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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