Media advisory: Emfuleni commemorates Mandela Day

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17 July 2018 - In celebrating the centenary of world icon Nelson Mandela, Emfuleni Local Municipality is hosting elderly citizens on Mandela Day, July 18th [Wednesday].

Executive Mayor, Councillor Jacob Khawe will be accompanied by Members of the Mayoral Committee and officials from the municipality’s Health and Social Development Department.

Speaker Councillor Maipato Tsokolibane, Chief Whip Christina Sale will also grace the occasion meant to highlight the role played by senior citizens in society.
Special guests for the thanksgiving ceremony will be elderly citizens who have reached 100 years in age, a milestone the great Mandela would have reached this year.

Activities for the day will include performances by different choirs, bands and arts and culture groups. The day will end with lunch hosted by the Executive Mayor.

Date : 18 July 2018 (Wednesday)
Time : 9:00 am - 13:00 pm
Venue : Rhoda Yende Hall (Sharpeville)

Issued by the Communication Unit
: Thabiso Radebe 
Contact : 016 - 950 6430
Mobile : 060 992 8786
E-mail :
Public Relations Officer (ELM)


Our Vision: A developmental municipality that continuously improves the quality of life of its residents. Emfuleni Local Municipality (previously Lekoa) is one of three Local Municipalities comprising the Sedibeng District Municipality situated in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa.

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