Speeches

HANDOVER AND REBURIAL CEREMONY OF THE EXHUMED REMAINS OF SECHABA LAWRENCE LESIMOLA IN LINE WITH THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION

HANDOVER AND REBURIAL CEREMONY OF THE EXHUMED REMAINS OF SECHABA LAWRENCE LESIMOLA IN LINE WITH THE TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION (TRC)

Venue: ​​​Thuinessen
Date:​​​Saturday, 16 August 2014
Time:​​​08h00 – 15h00

Victim’s name: SECHABA LAWRENCE LESIMOLA

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7 September 1969  - 3 August 1988

ANC STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE 59TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FREEDOM CHARTER

26 June 2014 marks the 59th Anniversary of the adoption of the Freedom Charter at the historic Congress of the People in 1955. The African National Congress celebrates Freedom Charter Day proud of the achievements made by South Africa led by the ANC government to realise its ideals and demands.

Health and Social Security for the past 20 years...

HEALTH 

In the last 20 years

The proportion of South Africa visiting public clinics and hospital increased from 57% in 2002, to 70% in 2012. Through the prevention of mother to child transmission programme, the number of babies born HIV positive was reduced by 66% from 24,000 in 2008, to 8,200 in 2011.

In the last 5 years

More South Africans are living longer, with average life expectancy increasing to 60 years in 2012.

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