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Skills development for a digital future – unemployed youth in Gauteng empowered through an online video editing course, 29 Apr

26 April 2016

26 April 2016

The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni Abrahams will, on Friday, 29 April 2016, conduct a project monitoring visit of the online video editing course currently underway in Johannesburg.

The training course emanates from the Deputy Minister’s 2015 Budget Vote Speech, wherein she committed to ensure the training of, “unemployed youth, learners and teachers on Online Video Editing Software.”

The Deputy Minister has met this commitment and the project is being rolled out in partnership with MICT SETA and Atos; benefiting 70 unemployed youth in the Eastern Cape, 40 in the Western Cape and 40 in Gauteng.

The media are hereby cordially invited to be part of the Johannesburg project monitoring visit in Johannesburg.

The details are as follows:

Date: Friday, 29 April 2016
Venue: Office 910 His Majesty House, Cnr Commissioner and Eloff Street, Johannesburg
Time: 11h00

Journalists will be afforded interviews and photo opportunities.

RSVPs:  Please contact Pakeng Matsetse on 082 297 9556 or

Peter Gumede: 083 570 8080 or Nthabeleng Mokitimi: 073 222 5522

Issued by Government Communications (GCIS) on behalf of the Ministry of Communications

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