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Deputy Minister Nomasonto Motaung delivers Africa Day remarks during Africa Communications Week: 25 May

25 May 2023

The Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Ms Nomasonto Motaung will tomorrow, 25 May deliver Africa Day remarks during Africa Communications Week 2023. The event will be hosted by Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) in partnership with Freedom Park.

The Africa Day session concludes the three day events hosted by South Africa to honour Africa Communications Week under the theme: Agenda 2063, The Africa We Want. Africa Communications Week is a week-long series of events in 20 countries across Africa.

Government Communications (GCIS) opened the Africa Communications Week with an academic themed event hosted in partnership with the National School of Government. Subsequent to that, a partnership event was hosted with Brand SA and Constitution Hill to celebrate the theme Branding and Investment Promotion Strategies and Attractiveness. The communications festival featured presentations from CSIR, PRISA, Brand SA, Wits University amongst 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 are 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 being discussed highlight the importance of accelerating Africa Communications through new mediums and innovation that will opportunities to examine how the communication profession can position itself and demonstrate its relevance as a fundamental management discipline. Communications needs to contribute significantly to Africa’s socio-economic rise.

Members of the media are invited to the event to be addressed by the Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Ms. Nomasonto Motaung.

The details of the event are as follows:

Date: Thursday, 25 May 2023
Time: 10h00 to 15h00 CAT
Venue: Freedom Park Heritage Site & Museum, Pretoria
Address:  Corner Koch and 7th Avenue, Salvokop, Pretoria

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

For more information, contact:
Mr. Ayanda Hollow
Cell: 061 488 0634

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