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 celebrated annually as Women’sDay. Generations of women have survived atrocities that some of us...Read More
This year as Mandela Day is upon us, South Africans and millions of people around the world remember and celebrate a legendary man that overcame his circumstances to lead our country into democracy. In addition, he also became a world renowned hero who was held in the highest esteem. Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27...Read More
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