Order of the Companions of O.R.Tambo
- Order instituted on 6 December 2002.
- Order awarded to foreign citizens only, for service in the mutual promotion of international relations, or promoting South African interests and sharing South African aspirations.
- Order have three classes: Supreme Companion in gold - for heads of state and heads of government, Grand Companion in silver - for heads of government, ministers of state, supreme court judges, presidents of legislatures, secretaries of state, ambassadors, commanders-in-chief, Companion in bronze - for legislators, envoys, senior military officers.
South African Civil honours