Calendar of Events


  January    ARCHIVES:
  February   2012
  March   2013
  April   2014

Traders and Investors:  Please see Economic Events 


19 January is Martin Luther King Jr. Day (US)


February is Black History Month (US)
16 February is President's Day  (US)



8 March is International Women's Day
21 March is Human Rights Day (SA)


3 April is Good Friday,
6 April is Family Day.
27 April is South Africa's Freedom Day


25 May is Africa Day
25 May is Memorial Day (US)


June is Youth Month
16 June is Youth Day


3 July is Independence Day (US)
18 July is Nelson Mandela International Day (SA)


10 August is Women's Day (SA)


September is Public Service Month and Tourism Month (SA)
7 September is Labor Day
24 September is Heritage Day (SA)


October is Mental Health Awareness Month (SA)
17 October is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty


25 November to 10 December is 16 Days of Activism (SA)
26 November is Thanksgiving Day


1 December is World AIDS Day
16 December is Day of Reconciliation (SA)
26 December is Day of Goodwill (SA)

Umoja USA Tour

Special discounted price for the South African community.  For information on how to avail the discount, please contact Sduduzo Ka-Mbili at

An Evening with Mike Tolkin and Neil McMillan

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, from 6:30 p.m.
295 Madison Avenue, 47th Floor
New York City

Kick off the 2015 rugby season with the New York Rugby Business Network and U.S. Head Coach Mike Tolkin as he re-caps the 2014 season including the New Zealand Match and talks about the upcoming 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Former professional rugby player Neil McMillan will also be on hand to provide insight on life as a pro and how he made the transition from player to business entrepreneur as Co-founder of City Athlete.  Register to attend the event

Starfish Greathearts Foundation USA's
10th Anniversary Gala

Tuesday, 3 February 2015
Tribeca Rooftop
2 Desbrosses Street, 12th Floor
(between Hudson and Greenwich Streets)
New York City

Tickets: $225.00 per person at the door or purchase online.

The Starfish Greathearts Foundation USA (Starfish USA) will host its 10th Anniversary Gala to celebrate milestones achieved to annually support over 16,000 children in 35 communities to provide education, healthcare and child protection services. Join us for a fun night of African music, South African wine and bid on fabulous silent and live auction items to support a great cause.

Featured at the live auction will be renowned South African artists Greg Anderson, James Delaney, Benjamin Mitchley and Richard Scott, who have donated their artwork to support Starfish USA.

Guests also can bid on a magical trip to South Africa with luxury accommodations at Tanda Tula Safari Lodge, Ten Bompas Hotel in Johannesburg and Samara Karoo Lodge in the Eastern Cape. Winners of this auction prize will be treated to a private lunch at Mooiplaas wine estate and private nature reserve in Stellenbosch.

Corporate sponsors include Investec USA, Blackstone, Kirkland & Ellis, Sylvan/Laureate Foundation and Deloitte.

South African Pavilion
at the 2015 Strictly Sail Miami Boatshow

12 - 16 February 2015
Miamarina, Pier C
Miami, Florida