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Published:Monday | May 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM
It was a family affair for (from left) Josephine Jarra, Laurette Sowe, Saloum Njie, and Fatima Jarra.
From left: Nigerian High Commissioner to Jamaica Janet Olisa and her husband, Dada Olisa, with the Honorary Consul of Ethiopia Yodit Hylton, show off their culture in their attire at the 24th National Day celebrations of South Africa.
Island Grill’s CEO Thalia Lyn (left) and her husband, Captain (retired) Michael Lyn, share a toast to South Africa on their special day with Canadian High Commissioner Laurie Peters.
Attorney-at-Law Taynia Nethersole and the Courtleigh Hotel and Suites’ Maurice Bryan are delighted to be celebrating with the High Commission of South Africa.
Jamaican Foreign Service director for bilateral relations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Shorna-Kay Richard, shows respect to a country that she loved and even resided in for a few years.

Exactly 24 years ago, on May 10, Nelson Mandela officially became president of South Africa. It was a great milestone for the country, and on May 10, 2018, this monumental occasion was celebrated with the South African High Commission. The event was held at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston. Here are the highlights.