Africa’s Webinar on COVID-19, the emergence of new Coronavirus variants and their impact on economic recovery: 3 Mar

1 March 2021

The Government Communication and Information System invites you to Africa’s Webinar on COVID-19 that will reflect on the emergence of new Coronavirus variants and their impact on economic recovery taking place on Wednesday, 3 March 2021 at 13h00 CAT. 

The aim of the event is to create a platform for the World Health Organisation, African Union and the media to exchange latest developments on COVID-19. The Webinar will address the measures taken by various countries to achieve inclusive growth following the economic devastation caused by COVID-19.

The speakers for the Webinar are:

Ms. Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, Minister of Tourism in South Africa.

Dr. Matshidiso Moeti- World Health Organisation, Regional Head for Africa.

Dr. John Nkengasong - African Union Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dr. Mmboneni Muofhe - The Deputy Director-General (DDG) for Technology Innovation at the Department of Science and Technology in South Africa.

Moderator- Ms. Eleni Giokos - CNN Correspondent.

We kindly invite you to participate in this important webinar. 

The details are as follows:

Date:            Wednesday, 3 March 2021
From:            13h00 – 16h00 CAT  

Zoom link: https://gcis.zoom.us/j/95365407140?pwd=dTlZajE3Ym96UVlZcmJzRFIyaUhDUT09(link is external) 

RSVP: Mpho Sekgaphola 0796052659 Email: mphop@gcis.gov.za(link sends e-mail)

Enquiries:

Mr Ayanda Hollow
Cell: 061488 0634
Email: holo@gcis.gov.za(link sends e-mail)

Mmemme Mogotsi
Cell: 072 856 4288 
Email: mmemme@gcis.gov.za

Issued by: Government Communication and Information System

Year: 
2021
Media Statement date: 
Monday, March 1, 2021