The old flag was the product of attempts to unify white South Africa, to the exclusion of black South Africans, writes Pieter du Toit.
Wednesday starts off as a miserable day, depending on which side of the political divide you are on.
Thirty thousand people took part in the National Day of Action march in Tshwane on Wednesday, say Gauteng police.
If President Jacob Zuma wants to label those calling for him to step down racists, then so be it, says EFF leader Julius Malema.
The thousands of South Africans who protested against President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday were exercising the democratic rights he fought for, the MKMVA has said.
President Jacob Zuma has made "unmatched sacrifices" to liberate South Africa, the ANC has said in its birthday wishes to him.
Small Business Minister Lindiwe Zulu says investors should be aware that SA is embarking on radical economic transformation, but should not be deterred from investing in the country.
Some Twitter users have rejected Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's birthday wishes to President Jacob Zuma as "buying face" and "kissing ass".
Only DA leader Mmusi Maimane, and not National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete, can withdraw the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, Parliament has said.
Thousands of marchers have gathered in Pretoria's Church Square, singing and dancing to shake off the grey clouds above them, as various political parties prepare to march to the Union Buildings to call for President Jacob Zuma to step down.
Thousands, including members of opposition parties and civil organisations, are expected to march from Church Square in Pretoria to the Union Buildings today against President Jacob Zuma.
South Africa's capital city came to a stand still as 30 000 marchers descended on it to call for President Jacob Zuma to resign. Here's everything you need to know.
Any anti-Zuma protests planned in KwaZulu-Natal will struggle to get off the ground, provincial ANC secretary Super Zuma says.
South Africans should not insult President Jacob Zuma or other race groups during their demonstrations, the DA’s KwaZulu-Natal leader has said.
EFF leader Julius Malema was his amusing and charismatic self outside the Union Buildings on Wednesday, as he addressed the crowd during the #NationalDayOfAction march. Watch.
The march to the Union Buildings is a show of force by all opposition parties and South Africans to show President Jacob Zuma he is no longer a credible leader, EFF leader Julius Malema has said.
Speaking during the National Day of Action in Pretoria, EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said the upcoming vote of no confidence in Jacob Zuma must be conducted with secret ballots. Watch.
Opposition party representatives stood over a massive crowd in Church Square on Wednesday and each gave a short speech, castigating president Jacob Zuma, ahead of their march to the Union Buildings on the #NationalDayOfAction. Watch.
The planned motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma is a futile exercise as ANC MPs would never support opposition plans to remove Zuma from office, former ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga says.
Thousands of marchers have gathered in Pretoria's Church Square as various political parties prepare to march to the Union Buildings to call for President Jacob Zuma to step down.
President Jacob Zuma and his former finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, may not share the same approach to governance, but they do share a birthday.
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