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Boxing Shadows in Search of Light

Guest blogger Bronwen Watson explores the 6m tall likeness of Madiba - the "Shadow Boxer" - by Marco Cianfanelli, in downtown Joburg. Read more >

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Constitution Hill celebrates Helen Suzman's birthday

7th November 1917 marked the birth of Helen Suzman and to honour and celebrate this thought leader, Constitution Hill in association with the Helen Suzman Foundation have come together to bring to life and share the life and times this incredible woman. Read more >

Why we celebrate Women's Day in SA

South Africa celebrates Women’s Day this year on Thursday 09 August 2012. Read more >

Nelson Mandela social media timeline

Great initiative making the history of our hero more accessible to today's generation. Read more >

Monument and Museum Monday

This week we look at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg, a city precinct, anchored by the South African Constitutional Court, and the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex. Read more >

Wonder Women of the Free State

In a recent article in the Mail & Guardian attention was drawn to the large number of remarkable women hailing from the Free State - South Africa's heartland. Read more >

Day of Reconciliation in South Africa

This coming Friday is another South African public holiday and as usual we like to educate those readers who don't know what the significance of our holidays are... Read more >

Monument Monday - Freedom Park

This week our Monument Monday post takes us to Pretoria's Freedom Park... Read more >

ANC 100th Anniversary Gold Medallions Available Online

Several high value gold medallions specially minted to commemorate 100 years of the ANC (1912-2012) are currently listed for sale on the South African marketplace . Read more >

Farewell to Kadar Asmal

Tributes from around the world are flooding into South Africa at the news of the passing of ANC stalwart Kadar Asmal this week. Read more >

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