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17 July 2017

Mbombela – Mpumalanga Acting Premier, Ms Refilwe Mtshweni and the entire Executive Council of the Province, will join the country and the world, in contributing their 67 minutes of doing good during the Nelson Mandela International Day, with the elderly people of Dr Pixley ka-Isaka Seme on Tuesday, 18 July 2017.

This year’s event is dedicated towards fighting poverty, hence the theme, ““Action against Poverty.

In November 2009, the UN General Assembly declared 18 July – the late former president, Nelson Mandela’s birthday – as the Nelson Mandela International Day, in recognition of his contribution to the culture of peace and freedom in the country.

The Executive Council will be accompanied by the Executive Mayors, Councillors, Traditional leaders and government senior managers.

The main activity is scheduled as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 18 July 2017
Time: 09H00
Venue: Volkrust Town Hall

Afterwards, the Acting Premier and her entourage will visit various government community funded projects and government buildings to interact with the beneficiaries, community members and government employees, and perform various activities as part of celebrating the day.

Details of the project visits are as follows:

Department Political Principal Place/Project Contact Person
Office of the Premier Ms Refilwe Mtshweni, Acting Premier Vukuzakhe: Phutanang Multi-purpose Cooperative
Purpose: To donate equipment
Mohau Ramodibe
060 9894 678
Agriculture, Rural Development, Land and Environmental Affairs Mr Vusi Shongwe, MEC Perdekop Ward 6:
Ear tagging at Paardekraal Project
Bheki Nyathikazi
071 485 8636
Economic Development and Tourism Mr Sikhumbuzo Kholwane, MEC Amersfoort:
Cleaning of Skhetokuhle Stimulation centre
Letshela Jonas
079 500 0154
Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Cllr Muzi Chirwa, Executive Mayor of Gert Sibande District Municipality Daggakraal Ward 10:
Handover of 75 improved waterless toilets
George Mthethwa
083 302 2774
Human Settlements Mr Speedy Mashilo, MEC Wakkerstroom:
Hand-over of two houses to elderly persons living with disabilities
Freddy Ngobe
082 859 4630
Health Mr Gillion Mashego, MEC Volkrust:
Visit to a hospital yard and wards in Elsie Ballot Hospital and receiving fence and 8 air conditioners donated by Eskom
Dumisani Malamule
081 790 6307
Community Safety, Security and Liaison Mr Pat Ngomana, MEC Duduza Section No 1181:
Installation of security features for an elderly
Joseph Mabuza
082 678 1450
Culture, Sport and Recreation Ms Norah Mahlangu, MEC Daggrakraal:
Cleaning of Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme statue
Sibongile Nkosi
082 492 4886


For media confirmations, kindly contact Ms Phumla Mokoena on 013 766 2249/ 076 141 2128/ Mokoenapi@mpg.gov.za

Issued by the Communication Chief Directorate

Mpumalanga Provincial Government
Office of the Premier
For enquiries, please contact Mohau Ramodibe on (013) 766 2292/ 060 989 4678/ mohaum@mpg.gov.zaor
Mokope Taiwe on 013 766 2288/ 082 389 3348/ mokope@mpg.gov.za

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