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National Orders call for nominations

National Orders are the highest form of recognition that South Africa bestows on deserving citizens. The President of the Republic as the Grand Patron of the National Orders, awards these orders, which are inclusive and represent all South Africans.

The Chancery of Orders is inviting nominations of individuals deemed worthy recipients of the following National Orders:

The Order of Mapungubwe

(Category: I Platinum; II Gold, III Silver, and IV Bronze)

The Order is awarded to South African citizens who have accomplished excellence and exceptional achievements to the benefit of South Africa and beyond.

The Order of Baobab

(Category: I Gold; II Silver and III Bronze)

The Order is awarded to South African citizens who have made exceptional and distinguished contributions in the following categories: community service, business and the economy, science, medicine and technological innovation.

The Order of Luthuli

(Category: I Gold; II Silver and III Bronze)

The Order is awarded to South African citizens in recognition of outstanding contribution in the struggle for democracy; nation-building; building democracy and human rights; justice and peace as well as for the resolution of conflict.

The Order of Ikhamanga

(Category: I Gold; II Silver and III Bronze)

The Order is awarded to South African citizens who have excelled in the field of arts, culture, literature, music, journalism and sport.

The Order of Mendi for Bravery

(Category: I Gold; II Silver and III Bronze)

The Order is awarded to South African citizens who have distinguished themselves by displaying extraordinary acts of bravery through which their lives were placed in great danger or who have lost their lives, including trying to save the life of another person or by saving property, in or outside the Republic of South Africa.

Companions of OR Tambo

(Category: I Gold; II Silver and III Bronze)

The Order of the Companions of OR Tambo is awarded to eminent foreign nationals for friendship shown to South Africa. It is therefore concerned primarily with matters of peace, cooperation, international solidarity and support and is integral to the execution of South Africa’s international and multilateral relations.

 

NOMINATION FORM

Full name:

Citizenship:

Work/home address:

Tel:

 

Fax:

 

E-mail:

 

Present occupation:

Previous occupation:

Membership or organisations and societies:

Publications written/edited or other projects completed by candidate:

Orders, decorations, medals and awards already received:

Order and category for which nominated:

Particulars of proposer

Full name:

Capacity:

 

Tel:

 

Fax:

 

E-mail:

 

This form can be downloaded from the following website:

www.thepresidency.gov.za

The closing date for nominations: 31 August 2016.

Email: nominations@presidency.gov.za

Fax: 086 646 5373

Postal address: The Chancery of Orders, Private Bag X1000, Pretoria, 0001

Delivery address: Chancery of Orders, The Presidency, Room 225, East Wing,

Union Buildings, Pretoria, 0001

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