Parliament, Wednesday 22 September 2021 –The Deputy Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Ms Sylvia Lucas, jointly with the Chairperson of the Charlotte Mannya-Maxeke Institute (CMMI), Mr Thulasizwe Makhanya, will tomorrow at 11:00, hand over books to Primary and High school learners as part of the National Heritage Day Commemorations.

Mama Charlotte Maxeke’s conviction on the role of Education in changing the daily conditions of South Africans and the continent inspired the event.

The session’s main objective is to convey Mama Maxeke’s legacy and to encourage young school learners across the country that “Education is our heritage and reading is a superpower that can be used as an effective tool in our schools and homes”.

DETAILS OF THE SESSION ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Date: Thursday, 23 September 2021
Time: 11:00
Venue: E-249, National Assembly building and Virtual platform

Important to note:

Members of the Media who wish to attend the Hybrid National Heritage Day Commemoration session should email their details (Full name, name of the media house, and ID or passport number) to Manelisi Ntsodo at mntsodo@parliament.gov.za before or at 9 am tomorrow, Thursday 23 September.

Parliamentary sittings are open to the media and the public. Journalists wishing to cover these (including receiving links to virtual meetings) should send their cellphone numbers to Mlindi Mpindi on email mmpindi@parliament.gov.za for inclusion in the Parliamentary Communications Services WhatsApp Group, where such information is shared. Journalists must send these requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).
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ISSUED BY THE PARLIAMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
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