The Story of the Constitution
South Africa’s first democratic Parliament served as a Constitutional Assembly to write our founding document. In the end, the two-year process was a race to the finish line.
The animated story of the Constitution
Watch this five part animation series on the evolution of a nation struggling to entrench democracy. It combines drawings, archival photos and films, and a rich soundtrack.
Negotiating our freedom
Discover the obstacles and breakthroughs in the negotiations process to forge a new nation. These are narrated by eye-witnesses of the process
Writing one law for one nation
Discover the nail-biting two-year process for Parliament to adopted a final Constitution which was signed into law by President Nelson Mandela on 10 December 1996.
Pioneers of the struggle
Learn about the diverse people who contributed to the struggle for freedom and reimagined a future for our country.
Get a snapshot of different aspects of South Africa’s journey from apartheid to our constitutional democracy.