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Meeting with Transnet executive and board members
President Cyril Ramaphosa meeting with Transnet to discuss challenges affecting the country’s logistics system and progress in overcoming these issues
World TB Day commemoration
Deputy President Paul Mashatile, in his capacity as Chairperson of SANAC, addresses at the World TB Day Commemoration event at Tlhabane Stadium, Rustenburg
Build-up towards World TB Day
Deputy President Paul Mashatile visits the YizoYizo Informal Settlement in Tlhabane, Rustenburg, as part of the World TB Day build-up events
Official Talks: State Visit by King and Queen of the Belgians
President Cyril Ramaphosa and Their Majesties the King and Queen of the Belgians during Official Talks on their State Visit to South Africa
State Visit by Belgian King and Queen
President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes Their Majesties the King and the Queen of the Belgians during their State Visit to South Africa


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Frederick Willem de Klerk

The Order of Mapungubwe in

Frederick Willem de Klerk Awarded for:
Exceptional and unparalleled contribution to peace, national reconciliation and nation-building in the republic of South Africa.

Profile of Frederick Willem de Klerk

Frederik Willem de Klerk goes into the annals of history as the President of the last white minority government who was bold enough to lead white South Africa out of an unsustainable and untenable apartheid system towards a non-racial, non-sexist, prosperous and democratic South Africa.

During his reign, Mr De Klerk went about dismantling many of the provisions of apartheid and setting the stage for the first democratic general election in 1994.

In February 1990, he lifted a 30-year ban on the ANC and other liberation movements and released Nelson Mandela after 27 years in prison. De Klerk and Mandela worked together for political transformation that ended the nation’s era of white minority rule and in 1993, he and Mandela agreed on a timetable for a transition to a non-racial democratic state.

Nelson Mandela called Mr De Klerk ‘a man of integrity’. Through the F W De Klerk Foundation he currently focuses his attention on peace, national reconciliation and nation-building in the Republic of South Africa.

De Klerk together with Mandela were joint recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize in December 1993.

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