Minister Speeches 2017 - 2015

31 Mar 2015

The year 2015 has been declared the 'Year of the Freedom Charter' celebrating it's 60th anniversary. One of the key clauses of the Freedom Charter states 'All shall enjoy equal human rights'.

30 Mar 2015

What Has Been Done? We have gathered here today, from all corners of our country in order to answer one question: how much progress have we made in nation building and social cohesion?

23 Mar 2015

We are gathered today not to bury an artist but to witness the beginning of an important journey where the cultural and creative sector will take its fate and future into its own hands. This is a significant development worth celebrating.

19 Mar 2015

No one knew better the struggle for equal human rights for all than this leader of our people. Human Rights 2015 is commemorated under the theme, “Celebrating the Freedom Charter, Enjoying Equal Human Rights for All.”

27 Feb 2015

The occasion to celebrate the lives of the South African liberation struggle stalwarts, Malume Kotane and Uncle J.B Marks, offers us an opportunity to reflect on the common histories shared by the peoples of Russia and South Africa.

27 Feb 2015

In his State of the Nation Address,President Zuma stated that “From this year, schools must also practice the African Union anthem, in preparation for the celebration of Africa Month in May, as we implement the African Union decision in this regard”.

25 Feb 2015

It is indeed a great honour and a privilege for me to stand here before you today. The occasion to celebrate the lives of the South African liberation struggle stalwarts, Moses Kotane and John Beaver (J.B.) Marks, offers us an opportunity to reflect on the common histories shared by the peoples of Russia and South Africa.

23 Feb 2015

As we grow into a mature democracy that turns 21 in April this year, the memory and legacy of our stalwarts, Moses Kotane and JB Marks remain pivotal to telling our own stories and celebrating our heroes.

17 Feb 2015

During the State of the Nation Address the President said the following about the youth, “Our youth is our future and their success fills us with immense pride”.

06 Feb 2015

We are gathered here to celebrate the spirit and determination of young South Africans who are telling their own stories and writing their own history.

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