Media release

GCIS takes Mandela Day activities to Mpumalanga Province

17 July 2018

The Department of Government Communications and Information Systems (GCIS) will host the MaSisulu Women Dialogue session at Difa Nkosi Hall in Leandra as a build up to Mandela Day, on Tuesday, 17 July 2018

The dialogue seeks to educate women about the values as part of celebrating the centenary of Albertina Sisulu. The event will target woman who are community workers, civil society group woman leaders, youth woman leaders and government officials.
On Mandela Day, Wednesday 18 July 2018, GCIS will also host an Open Day Exhibition at the Tholulwazi Thusong Centre in Govan Mbeki Local Municipality.

The Thusong Service Center programme is aimed at redressing the imbalances of the past by taking government services and information closer to where people live and bring empowerment to those previously marginalised from the mainstream of socio-economic development.  

The Open Day Exhibition will bring together all critical stakeholders of the Thusong Service Center Programme from various sectors including government, civil society and private sector to showcase economic opportunities and render social services to community members.

Details are as follows:

Media programme

Day 1: MaSisulu Women Dialogue
Date: 17 July 2018
Time: 08:00 – 15:00
Venue: Difa Nkosi Hall

Day 2: Open Day Exhibition
Date:  18 July 2018
Time:  08:00 – 16:00
Venue: Tholulwazi Thusong Centre, Leslie in Mpumalanga

Media RSVPs should be directed to Ms Poppy Maluka on 071 606 3998 or Email:

Enquiries: Jerry Nkosi (GCIS Director: Mpumalanga)
Cell: 072 614 5460

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