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Monday, 20 June 2016 07:57

Deputy President honours youth of 1976

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid his respects to the youth of 1976, who lost their lives in the struggle for freedom and a democratic South Africa.

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Monday, 20 June 2016 06:12

June 16 is 40

South Africa today marks the 40th anniversary of the historic 16 June 1976 Soweto uprising, where students united in the fight against an oppressive education system.

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Friday, 10 June 2016 07:48

Special Youth Day briefing to be held

With the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Youth Day fast approaching, government will host a special media briefing next week to provide further details on the programme of the day.

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