South African Medals Website
South Africa, and the former homelands and South West Africa
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Other decorations and medals
TWO statutory bodies award medals : the SA National Parks Board and the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority. These medals rank after national and provincial honours, and may not be worn together with official awards unless the president has given approval for this.
South African National Parks Board
The South African National Parks Board (SANParks) was established by Act of Parliament in 1926, to manage the country's game parks and nature reserves.
Kruger Cross: Gold (1988- ) For death-defying heroic deeds of outstanding valour.
Insignia: A gold cross displaying SANPark's kudu head emblem.
Kruger Cross: Silver (1988- ) For exceptional bravery in great danger.
Insignia: Same design as the gold cross, but in silver.
Kruger Cross: Bronze (1988- ) For bravery while in danger.
Insignia: Same design as the gold cross, but in bronze.
Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority
The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA), formerly the Security Officers' Board (SOB), was established by Act of Parliament in 1987, to regulate the private security industry.
Bravery Medal For bravery by security officers. Awarded in gold, silver, and bronze.
Insignia: A circular medal displaying the PSIRA coat of arms and "Valour - Dapperheid" (obverse).