New Years Day

New Year festivities in South Africa are annually celebrated with excitement and happiness on January 1. New Year’s Day marks the start of the New Year in the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used in countries such as South Africa. What do People Do? New Year’s Day is celebrated on January 1 and is a […]

Day of Reconciliation

When is the Day of Reconciliation? The Day of Reconciliation is a public holiday in South Africa, held annually on 16 December. The intention is to foster reconciliation between different racial groups. The holiday came into effect in 1994 after the end of Apartheid. History of the holiday Under the rule of apartheid, 16 December […]