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Government announces arrangements for funeral of Mendi Msimang, 08 Dec

Media statement on the arrangements for the special official funeral of the late Mr Mendi Msimang

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on State Funerals under the leadership of Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma met today to discuss arrangements for the Special Official Funeral of Mr Mendi Msimang who passed away on Monday, 03 December 2018.

Mr Msimang was a struggle stalwart and a former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

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Government Communication and Information System hosts SADC Media Awards workshop, 7 Dec

Workshop to launch the 2019 SADC Media Awards Competition

Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) will host the SADC Media Awards workshop on Friday to officially launch the 2019 competition.

The awards aim to recognize excellence in journalism in the area of print, photojournalism, television and radio as well as to encourage media practitioners in member states to cover issues pertaining to the region for the promotion of regional integration and cooperation.

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Minister Jeff Radebe briefs media on readiness to host Global Citizen Mandela 100 Festival, 29 Nov

Media briefing on the state of readiness to host the Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on the Centenaries of Tata Nelson Mandela and Mama Albertina Sisulu led by Minister Jeff Radebe will brief the media on the nation’s state of readiness to host the Global Citizen Mandela 100 Festival.

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Government hosts Africa-China Photography Competition, 28 Nov

On Thursday, 28 November 2018, China Plus, Global Max Media Group (GMMG), Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) and CNBC Africa will host the Africa - China Photography Competition.

The competition is to provide recognition and award winners for images that depict Africa-China relations, from regional cultures and travel photography to commercial or any photojournalism work.

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Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster briefs media on festive season operations, 8 Nov

7 November 2018

Members of the media are informed that the JCPS Cluster media briefing is postponed. New date will be communicated in due course. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 

The Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster (JCPS) led by the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula will hold a media briefing to outline operational plans towards a safer festive season.

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