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23 May 2016

The exhibition ‘It’s a fine line’ demands a re-examination of our own racism and sexism, writes Zak Yacoob 

 Thursday 17 March saw the auspicious celebration of a historic occasion marking 20 years of the South African Constitution at The Old Fort prison at Constitution Hill with guests including family members of history makers

23 May 2016

By Ivor Ichikowitz, Chairman of the Ichikowitz Family Foundation

 As we approach the twentieth anniversary of the South African constitution, I am reminded of the timeless wisdom that ‘those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it’.

When it was adopted in 1996 our constitution boldly e...

23 May 2016

South Africa’s Constitution is the result of remarkably detailed and inclusive negotiations that were carried out with an acute awareness of the injustices of the country’s non-democratic past. It is the highest law of the land and no other law or government action can supersede it.

An interim constitution was first drafted as the country made its transition ...

23 May 2016
  1. It protects you. If it were not for the constitution, you could be arrested for almost anything. You might not realise it, but each and every day you are free in ways that were unimaginable 25 years ago.

  2. Our children’s rights are the best in the world. The section on children in our constitution has higher standards than the United Nations Convention on the Rights of t...

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