Peacekeepers release a "freedom day present" – Zuma

The release of four South Africans abducted in the Sudan, was the “best Freedom Day present for the country”, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. This was after the four, who were kidnapped while on a United Nations -African Union Mission in Darfur (Unamid), were released on Monday. “They are shaken but are in good […]

Freedom day celebrations kick off in Pretoria

Freedom Day celebrations kicked off in the capital on Tuesday, with an address expected from President Jacob Zuma shortly. Thousands gathered at the Union Buildings as the country commemorated 16 years since the first democratic election on April 27,1994. Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane opened the celebrations calling on South Africans to make 2010 a year […]