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Yvonne Chaka Chaka 20h
Long live Baba wa Africa Thank you 🙏 ❤️
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa 22h
Watch: A choir visited the founding President of Zambia, Dr Kenneth Kaunda, to wish him a happy 95th birthday on 28th April. During our darkest hour, it was leaders like Dr Kenneth Kaunda who stood up against the injustices of Apartheid and supported our struggle for freedom.
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Nich May 19
Zanele’s work is incredible. One of the best we have 🙌🏾
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Arts & Culture May 19
Replying to @simphiwedana
What a beautiful picture.
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Professor Pamela Scully May 19
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Tanisha M. Williams May 19
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Gabi Mbele May 19
Nice one ✊🏾🙌🏾👊🏽
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa May 18
Internationally acclaimed South African photographer Zanele Muholi has been awarded the prestigious Kraszna-Krausz Book Award for her book of self-portraits, 'Somnyama Ngonyama' in the UK. An artist of unapologetic boldness, her art has moved & inspired audiences the world over
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South African Government May 18
Are you interested in attending the Presidential Inauguration? Visit: for transportation arrangements and access to the stadium. Be part of this momentous occasion in our country as the President Elect will be inaugurated on 25 May 2019.
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa May 17
Congratulations to our very own music stars & who are nominated in the Best International Act categories at the BET Awards. Seeing you shine & use your talents to fly our flag high is proof that the fight for freedom was not in vain. We are proud of you!
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa May 17
Watch: Veteran Lighting Designer, Joanne Hartle now delivering a presentation at the Live Event Technical Production Conference hosted in partnership with . The tackles critical issues like transformation, youth empowerment & entrepreneurship to name a few.
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Arts & Culture May 18
Presidential Inauguration will take place at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on , 25 May as it affirms the government’s commitment to advancing the African agenda and strengthen ties with our neighbours.
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Arts & Culture May 17
A call to submit Artwork to ArtbankSA The ArtbankSA, a national programme of the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC), encourages South African artists to apply for their contemporary artwork acquisition. Closing Date: 12 July 2019 at 12:00
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa May 17
Watch: Today we remember legendary veteran artist & icon, the late uBaba uJoe Mafela. A master of versatility, he was an actor, musician, producer, director & a co-owner of Penguin Films. His hit song "Shebeleza" dominated the air waves & became the theme song for AFCON 1996.
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa May 16
Congratulations to South African female Business Executive who has all of Africa reverberating with pride by becoming the 1st black woman from Africa to summit Mount Everest. Your achievement will be forever etched in our history. Thank you for making Africa proud!
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Arts & Culture May 15
Congratulations 👏👏👏
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa May 15
Watch: It's with great pride that I join the music fraternity in congratulating South African award-winning artist for representing our country on renowned European music platform & showcasing the beauty of authentically African music. Umkhulu Bhungane!
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa May 14
Replying to @NathiMthethwaSA
[Part 6] When displayed vertically against a wall, the red band should be to the left of the spectator with the hoist or the cord seam uppermost. If displayed horizontally, the hoist should be to the left of the spectator and the red band uppermost.
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa May 14
Replying to @NathiMthethwaSA
[Part 5] When the South African 🇿🇦 flag is used or displayed next to, or behind, a speaker at a meeting, it must be on her or his right-hand side. And when placed elsewhere in the hall or meeting place, it should be to the right of the audience
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Min. Nathi Mthethwa May 14
Watch: [Part1] While we mourn the passing of national hero & designer of our national flag Fred Brownell, we should honour his legacy by continuing to promote national consciousness & nation-building through proper understanding of the significance carried by this unifying symbol
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