Order of the Baobab
The Order is awarded to South African
Citizens for distinguished service. The service
is well beyond the ordinary call of duty. It is
an award for exceptional and distinguished
contributions in the following categories:
- The Struggle for democracy.
- Building democracy and Human relations.
- Nation building.
- Peace and security.
- Journalism, literature, arts, culture sport and
- Business and the economy.
- Science, medicine and technological innovation.
- Community service.
This Order can be awarded in three Classes:
- Class 1 – Supreme Counsellor of Order of the
- Class 2 – Grand Counsellor of the Order of the
- Class 3 – Counsellor of the Order of the Baobab