- 25 May 2018 "Africa Day" Celebration in Ankara. Other events include an African Day Golf Tournament on 16 May, an African Friendship Football game on 23 May and an African Day Public Lecture on 25 May.
- Opening of Africa's Travel Indaba from 8-10 May 2018 in Durban ICC. https://www.indaba-southafrica.co.za/
South Africa will be celebrating the Centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela throughout 2018.
South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela's Centenary; the commemoration began in January with the announcement of a new design for the R5 coin that celebrates the life and work of Madiba.
Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika named best national anthem in the world. https://www.thesouthafrican.com/south-african-anthem-best-in-the-world/