Media Advisory

07 March 2016

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to host International Women’s Day event

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, in partnership with the Office of the Premier, Limpopo Province, will on 12 March 2016 host an event marking International Women’s Day. The event will honour struggle stalwart, Mme Charlotte Maxeke.

Through the event, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation aims to raise public awareness relating to the achievements made by, and challenges facing, women globally, particularly in developing countries such as South Africa.

The Minister is also expected to reflect on the role women play locally and internationally in promoting South Africa’s national interests as well as the importance of education to disadvantaged communities.

The Minister will take advantage of her presence in the community to donate school shoes and other necessities to disadvantaged school children.

The media are invited as follows:

Date: Saturday, 12 March 2016

Time: 10H00

Venue: Mokomene Stadium, Ga-Ramokgopa

RSVP: Tercia Malepane, (071 422 5227), malepanet@dirco.gov.za; Rhandzu Hlungwani, hlungwanir@dirco.gov.za

NB: Transport will be arranged for the media travelling from Polokwane to the event in Mokomene. The bus will depart on Saturday morning, 12 March 2016, at 9h00 at Garden Court Hotel (Cnr Thabo Mbeki & Paul Kruger Road) in Polokwane. Please indicate to Ms Malepane and Ms Hlungwani if you require transport.

Enquiries: Mr Nelson Kgwete, 076 431 3078

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
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