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Further update on the arrangements for the special official funeral of the late Andrew Mokete Mlangeni

28 July 2020

Government wishes to provide further update on the arrangements for the Special Official Funeral of the late Isithwalandwe/Seaparankwe Andrew Mokete Mlangeni.

Bab’ Mlangeni passed away on 20 July 2020.  The funeral service will be held at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 starting from 09h00.  This will be followed by a burial at Roodeport cemetery.  

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Update on the arrangements for the special official funeral of the late Andrew Mokete Mlangeni

25 July 2020

Government wishes to update the nation on the arrangements for the Special Official Funeral of the  late Isithwalandwe/Seaparankwe Andrew Mokete Mlangeni, who passed away on Wednesday, 22 July 2020. 

1.    Funeral service  and Burial

The funeral service will be held at the University of Johannesburg, Soweto Campus on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 starting from 09h00.  This will be followed by a burial at Roodeport cemetery.

2.    Messages of Condolence

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Government Communications calls on citizens to honour Mandela Day by preventing spread of Coronavirus COVID-19

17 July 2020

On the eve of the annual Nelson Mandela International Day held on 18 July, government encourages all South Africans to uphold the ideals of the father of our nation, former President Nelson Mandela. This year, Mandela Day comes at a time when the world is faced with the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Update on the arrangements for the Special Official Funeral Of The Late Queen Noloyiso Sandile

11 July 2020

Government wishes to update the nation on the arrangement for the Special Official Funeral of the late Regent of the Royal House of the amaRharhabe, Her Majesty Queen Noloyiso Sandile who passed away on the 8th of July 2020.

1.     Burial and Funeral service  

Her Majesty will be buried on Sunday, 12 July 2020 at Mngqesha Great Place, King William’s Town at 07h00. This will be followed by a funeral service at 08h00.  

2.     Condolences

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Government rejects misleading public comments by Batsa

26 June 2020

Government has noted with concern media statements attributed to the British American Tobacco South Africa (BATSA) to the effect that government has caused a delay in the hearing of its challenge to the ban on sales of tobacco products during Alert Level 3 of the Covid-19 national state of disaster.

The relevant facts are as follows:

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Government wishes Deputy Minister Holomisa a speedy recovery

13 June 2020

Deputy Minister of Correctional Services, Nkosi Phathekile Holomisa, has tested positive for Coronavirus. Nkosi Holomisa is self-isolating at his residence and taking all the necessary precautions towards a full recovery. He is in good spirits and he is determined to defeat the virus which has affected thousands of South Africans thus far. All direct contacts of Nkosi Holomisa will be traced and they will be informed to quarantine.

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National Coronavirus Command Council postpones media briefing on Coronavirus Covid-19 Level 3 Lockdown Regulations

Media briefing on Covid-19 level 3 Lockdown Regulations

27 May 2020

The National Coronavirus Command Council, media briefing on the regulations relating to the COVID-19 Level 3 restrictions scheduled for today, 27 May 2020 at 12h30 and the briefing by the social cluster scheduled for 18h00 have been postponed. Media will be advised on a new date and time in due course.

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