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Creating an informed and active citizenry through Post SoNA Information Seminar: 10-11 Mar

10 March 2016

10 March 2016

In line with the 2016 State of the Nation Address (SONA) pronouncements and government priorities, the Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams (MP) will lead a post SoNA Information Seminar in the Camdeboo Local Municipality, Graaf Reinet. 

The Post SONA Information Seminar affords Government the opportunity to engage and reflect on service delivery, plans, milestones and challenges to date as part of ongoing feedback to communities.

Preceding the post SONA information seminar will be post SONA school connectivity activations wherein the Deputy Minister will hand over state of the art cyber labs at schools in Cookhouse and Graaf Reinet respectively.

The media are hereby cordially invited to the event and the details are as follows:

DAY 1 (10 March 2016)
Cookhouse High School Post SONA Connectivity Activation

  • Date: 10 March 2016
  • Venue: Cookhouse High school, Cookhouse
  • Time: 11h00 – 15h30

DAY 2 (11 March 2016)
Part 1:  Asherville High School Post SONA Connectivity Activation

  • Date: 11 March 2016
  • Venue: Asherville High School, Asherville, Graaff-Reinet
  • Time: 09h30 – 11h30

Part 2: Post SONA Information Seminar Session

  • Date: 11 March 2016
  • Venue: Masizakhe Community Hall, Masizakhe, Graaf Reinet
  • Time: 12h30 – 16h00

Opportunity will be given to journalists for interviews and photo opportunities.

Media RSVPs should be forwarded to the following:
Puleng Kekana from GCIS at 072 508 5808 or
Leolynn Smith from Camdeboo Local Municipality on 0609525976 or
Sbongiseni Gungqwa from Blue Crane Local Municipality on 0834832052 or

Ndlelantle Pinyana
Cell: 076 142 8606 or Nthabeleng Mokitimi: 073 222 5522

Issued by Government Communications (GCIS)

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