National Reconciliation Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: April 2, 2017 is National Reconciliation Day.

Reconciliation Day

Reconciliation Day is definitely an annual holiday that remembers the text between black and whitened South Africans. Your day initially commemorated two different occasions. For people of South Africa’s Afrikaner community, it celebrated the Boer victory within the Zulus in the Fight of Bloodstream River in 1838. By comparison, for black South Africans, your day was crucial as the anniversary from the founding of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing from the anti-Apartheid African National Congress.Each of the dates commemorate a part of past violence between your black and whitened towns. Following the finish of Apartheid, however, the federal government made your day right into a celebration from the finish of this conflict. Reconciliation Day appreciates that violence but forges the 2 separate holidays right into a single holiday that unites the entire South African people.Reconciliation Day was initially celebrated through the South African individuals 1995.

Ho'oku'ikahi: Day of Remembrance
Ho'oku'ikahi: Day of Remembrance

17 of every year as Ho'oku'ikahi Day, or reconciliation day, in honor and remembrance of the justice, reconciliation, and nonviolence of Queen Lili'uokalani. Ko'olau Hui'ia Church in Anahola will be celebrating at its 9 a.m. worship service — “Ho'oku ...

Child support payments using credit cards a new option in Charleston County
Child support payments using credit cards a new option in Charleston County

The scope of the problem with delinquent child support payments was made clear in late September when Charleston County Family Court held a Bench Warrant Reconciliation Day to help delinquent parents get back on a payment plan and avoid jail.

WATCH: Zuma leads Reconciliation Day celebrations
WATCH: Zuma leads Reconciliation Day celebrations

Port Elizabeth, 16 December 2015 - President Jacob Zuma is leading the reconciliation day celebrations at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. Video: eNCA. • Editor's note: This live event has now ended. You may watch a ...

This year, let's ditch the Queen's Birthday holiday and replace it with Mabo Day
This year, let's ditch the Queen's Birthday holiday and replace it with Mabo Day

This week marks the anniversary of Eddie Mabo's death. IndigenousX host Chris Bourke says it's high time for a national day to celebrate his meaningful contribution to Australian history. celebrating mabo day. 'There is an alternate event in Australian ...

SA celebrates Reconciliation Day
SA celebrates Reconciliation Day

Phela Village was the venue for Reconciliation Day celebrations in the North West. There is concern over social ills that need resolving. Calls were also made to all races to form part of the country's reconciliation process. "We are just making sure ...

ANC chief whip accuses DA of collusion in Zuma billboard
ANC chief whip accuses DA of collusion in Zuma billboard

The billboard went up a month after activists brandished #ZumaMustFall bannners at Reconciliation Day protests in the city, where race is expected to feature prominently in campaigning for local government elections later this year. Sizani added that ...

PE locals believe in Unity ahead of Reconciliation Day
PE locals believe in Unity ahead of Reconciliation Day

Ernest the entrepreneur on the Port Elizabeth bluff believes that by feeding the nation different varieties of foods from different cultures is an important role to play in Reconciliation Day,“It's about uniting South Africa, bringing all the cultures ...

Legendary photojournalist Peter Magubane celebrates Reconciliation Day
Legendary photojournalist Peter Magubane celebrates Reconciliation Day

Legendary photojournalist Peter Magubane celebrates Reconciliation Day. Wednesday 16 December 2015 16:14. Nina Oosthuizen. Veteran photographer Peter Magubane is renowned for his photography in the apartheid era.(SABC) ...

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