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JUNE, known as Youth Month, is celebrated throughout the country in South Africa. YOUTH DAY is celebrated on June 16 in the country. The day pays tribute to the pupils who lost their lives during the June 16, 1976 uprising in Soweto. A demonstration in Soweto, led largely by high school students angered the Apartheid […]

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY (WED) is observed on 5 June. It is an environmental awareness day run by the United Nations (UN) and is unofficially called “Eco Day” or “Environment Day”. The aim of the day is to raise awareness of the environment and specific environmental issues. WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY (WED) was first established in 1972, […]

National Cancer Survivors Day is celebrated primarily on the first Sunday in June in the USA. The day is meant to “demonstrate that life after a cancer diagnosis can be a reality.” The first National Cancer Survivors Day was held on June 1988. Since then National Cancer Survivors campaigns have spread to other countries today […]

May 25 is Africa Day, formerly known as African Liberation Day When African countries celebrate the hard-fought achievement of freedom from European colonial powers. The First Congress of Independent African States was held in Accra, Ghana on 15 April 1956. It was comprised of representatives from Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Union […]

  The modern Mother’s Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March, April, or May as a day to honour mothers and motherhood. It was given different meanings associated to different events – religious, historical or legendary. In the Hindu tradition it is called “Mata Tirtha Aunshi” […]

Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers on society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in […]

        On 27 April 1994, South Africa’s first non-racial democratic elections were held and this day is celebrated each year to mark the culmination of the long and difficult road to democracy. Peace, unity, the preservation and the restoration of human dignity hallmarks Freedom Day celebrations. Since the arrival of the White […]

   Easter Monday, 2nd April 2018, saw the death of a woman so famous she could be referred to by just one name : WINNIE. Winnie was in the forefront of the liberation forces inside the country. She mobilized Youth, Women and ordinary citizens to revolt against the Apartheid system. She represented the essence of […]

South Africa celebrated HERITAGE DAY on 24 September – a day that cultural divides are united with a cultural commonality, #BRAAING – where the country becomes one village of sharing around “braai fires” and music. Music is intertwined with Heritage, and no other country’s tapestry is as colorful as that of South African Music.  Music […]

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