Media Advisory

03 May 2013

State Visit by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma, will receive the President of the Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on a State Visit to South Africa.

All media are invited as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 07 May 2013

Venue: Tuynhuys, Cape Town

Time: 09:00 (Media to arrive at 07:30)

09:00-09:20 -- Welcome Ceremony

11:00-12:00 -- Signing Ceremony and Joint Press Conference (Media Centre, Tuynhuys)

Order of Proceedings:

Signing Ceremony

  • Announcement of  Agreements to be signed
  • Signatories take up their designated seats
  • Signing of Agreements
  • Signatories exchange documents in front of the table

Press Conference

  • The Programme Director invites President Zuma to deliver remarks
  • Remarks by President Zuma
  • The Programme Director invites President Jonathan to deliver remarks
  • Remarks by President Jonathan
  • Questions and Answers (2 Questions per Principal)
  • The Programme Director announces the departure of President Zuma and President Jonathan

14:00-14:30 -- Address by President Jonathan to the Parliament of South Africa

RSVP: Media wishing to cover the event must please send their full names, ID/passport, media house, designation and contact numbers to Ms Nomfundo Mcetywa 072 588 4548 / and Mr Hlomani Baloyi, 083 276 1295 /

For general enquiries kindly contact Mr Nelson Kgwete on 076 431 3078


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