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Government to host official memorial service for former Ambassador Dumisani Kumalo, 24 Jan

23 January 2019

23 January 2019

Government will hold a memorial service in honour of former Ambassador Dumisani Kumalo, who served as Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations in New York from 1999 to 2009.

The Official funeral service will take place on Saturday, 26 January 2019 from 08h30 at Calvary Methodist Church, Harry Galaun Dr & Halfway Gardens, Midrand in Johannesburg.

Members of the media are invited to the memorial service as follows:

Date: Thursday, 24 January 2019
Time: 10h00 - 12h00
Venue: DIRCO Conference Centre, OR Tambo Building in Pretoria.

Members of the media are expected to arrive no later than 09h30 and must present their valid press cards.

RSVP: and


Ms Phumla Williams
Acting GCIS Director-General
Cell: 083 501 0139

Issued by Government Communication and Information System

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