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Africa Communications Week 2023: 23 to 25 May

22 May 2023

The Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) cordially invites you to participate in the Africa Communications Week 2023. Africa Communications Week is a week-long series of events in 20 countries across Africa. The South Africa edition will take place from 23 to 25 May 2023 under the theme: “Agenda 2063, The Africa We Want”.

Government Communications (GCIS) will officially open the week alongside the various stakeholders and partners. The communications festival will also feature presentations from CSIR, Brand SA, Wits University, Constitution Hill and GCIS and many others.

Africa Communications Week is observed annually during Africa Month, and it is a global campaign targeting and open to all communications professionals with African interests.

The discussions during the Africa Communications Week for communication professionals and thought leaders will be looking at impacting the current narratives in Africa; accelerating communications through innovation, Africa Free Trade Area agreement communications and effective media platforms. 

The various themes to be discussed highlighting the acceleration of Africa Communications through new mediums and innovation will provide opportunities to examine how the communication profession can position itself and demonstrate its relevance as a fundamental management discipline that contributes significantly to Africa’s socio-economic rise. 


Date:              Tuesday, 23 May 2023
Time:             11:00 to 15:00 CAT 
Venue:           The National School of Government (NSG), Pretoria
Address:       ZK Matthews Building, 70 Meintje Str, Pretoria, Sunnyside

Date:              Wednesday, 24 May 2023
Time:             10:00 to 15:00 CAT 
Venue:           Constitution Hill, Johannesburg
Address:       11 Kotze Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

Date:              Thursday, 25 May 2023
Time:             10:00 to 15:00 CAT 
Venue:           Freedom Park Heritage Site & Museum, Pretoria 
Address:       Corner Koch and 7th Avenue, Salvokop, Pretoria

Kindly indicate your day of attendance and RSVP to Ms Mpho Phatudi on or send a WhatsApp message to +27 79 605 2659. 

For more information, contact
Mr Ayanda Hollow
Cell: +27 61 488 0634

Issued by Government Communications

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