South Africa Day

Greatness. Help us celebrate South Africa’s greatness

and to inspire the nation and the people of South Africa to work towards achieving greatness.

South Africans that have achieved greatness.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, and Founder and CEO of SpaceX. An epitome of greatness. Elon Musk has achieved the impossible, and continues to dream big. He has reached the pinnacle of success, and is unstoppable.


Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show. A great South African on the global stage. He is entertaining thousands across the globe. South Africans had the opportunity to see Trevor Noah rise from humble beginnings, to greatness.  


Nelson Mandela, liberation fighter, great  leader and politician. A symbol of greatness.  There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” Nelson Mandela


Kaizer Motaung. A name synonymous with South African soccer. He is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Kaizer Chiefs. He has built Kaizer Chiefs to become the most supported and successful soccer team in South Africa.

The above are examples of South Africans that have attained greatness and that deserve to be celebrated

Please help us

Please help us with the following to celebrate South Africans that have attained greatness:

Propose the name of  a South African that you want South Africa to celebrate.

The person can be in politics, the arts, sports, business, education, science, technology, or in any other field or sphere of human endeavor. 

Motivate why the person you have chosen needs to be celebrated.

Submit the proposed name and motivation before the end of November 2020.

Complete the form below to nominate the person: