Media release

Media accreditation for the unveiling of the OR Tambo statue

18 October 2017

18 October 2017

President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 19 October 2017, unveil a life-size statue of Mr Oliver Reginald Tambo at the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng.

The ceremony forms part of the O.R. Tambo centenary celebrations that are being held across the country under the theme "Life and Legacy of OR Tambo".

Members of the media are advised of the following arrangements:-


Date: 19 October 2017
Time: 06:00am - 08:00am
Venue: Media Center room, located next to the international arrival entrance.

N.B: Identity documents such as ID, Driver's License/ Passport and Press cards or Editor's letter will be required. No cards will be issued after cut off time.


Broadcasters: OB Vans and Satellite trucks parking is on the lower road in a demarcated area. All vehicles should be parked no later than 4:30am.
All media: All members of the media should park at Parking Level 1 (KB1).


The official hashtag is #ORTambo100. Join the conversation on the following Twitter accounts: @GovernmentZA @SAGovnews @GCISMedia @DoTransport @ORTambo_Int @ATNSSA @Airports_ZA


Ireen Magwai (GCIS)
Cell: 082 440 5676

Sam Monareng (Transport Department)
Cell: 073 491 3382

Samukelo Khambule (ACSA)
Cell: 072 577 2678

Issued by: Government Communication and Information System

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