7 December 2013
Media are advised that the accreditation centre for the state funeral of former President Nelson Mandela will from Sunday, 08 December relocate to Nasrec Expo Centre and it will be operational from 08h30am.
Media should make use of Gate 2 and proceed to Hall 8 within the Nasrec expo centre, parking will be limited, media are advised to follow signage to identify the designated parking area.
Media are advised first to do online pre- registration on http://m.gcis.gov.za/index.php, before proceeding to Nasrec Expo Centre to complete the live accreditation.
Media who have registered on the website must complete the registration process to ensure that all their details have been received.
Applicants are advised to bring the following requirements for accreditation:
- South African Identity Document or Passport
- Press Card
- A signed Letter from the Media House with names and Identity Document/ Passport Numbers
Media encouraged to familiarise themselves with the media guidelines available on: www.mandela.gov.za/media/media_guidelines.pdf
Government has also created a dedicated website where all announcements and media related information is uploaded daily: www.mandela.gov.za.
Bongiwe Gambu on 082 714 9463 or
Neo Momodu on 079 462 5081
Issued by Government Communication and Information System (GCIS)