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Government launches Freedom Month: 3 Apr

01 April 2014

1 April 2014

Minister of Arts and Culture, Paul Mashatile and Minister of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Collins Chabane will launch Freedom Month on Thursday, 3 April 2014 at Government Communication and Information System (GCIS). The theme for the 2014 Freedom Month celebrations is South Africa - a Better Place to live in. 

As part of the launch GCIS will host the National Communication Partnership to ensure that an inclusive information sharing platform is made available to all sectors of society. Rrepresentatives from business, labour, civil society, academia and media will attend the event for a shared vision in celebrating 20 years of Freedom.

Participants will debate the following topics: 20 Years: An assessment of business opportunities in the last 20 years, Social Cohesion: How Far We Have Come! South Africa has a good story to tell, and 20 years: Media & Marketing Plans.

Media are  invited as follows:

Date: Thursday, 3 April 2014
Time: 09h00
Venue: GCIS, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street, Hatfield, Pretoria


PART 1: Freedom Month Launch

09h00             Arrival and registration
09h50             Speech by Minister Paul Mashatile
10h20             Photo Opportunity

PART 2: National Communication Partnership

11h00 -16h00  Panel discussions

Media are requested to RSVP for both events to 072 822 5869 or 083 276 0786

For more information on Twenty Years of Freedom events follow twitter updates on @20_YOF

Nebo Legoabe
Cell: 082 453 2874

Issued by Government Communications and Information System (GCIS)

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