South Africa: Order of Mapungubwe
Ribbon: Gold with a cream bead-pattern border and recurring images of a rhinoceros, also cream.
Instituted: 6 December 2002.
Awarded: To South African citizens for excellence and exceptional achievement, generally in the fields of medicine, science, literature or statesmanship.
Grades: Originally 3 (Platinum, Gold and Bronze), a Silver class being added in 2004.
Post-nominal letters: Platinim - OMP, Gold - OMG, Silver - OMS, and Bronze - OMB.
Page last updated: 11 February 2012