President Jacob Zuma to unveil “reconciliation” bridge
15 Dec 2014
President Jacob Zuma will unveil the new bridge connecting Ncome Museum and Blood River Monument at the 2014 Day of Reconciliation commemoration event. The theme for this year’s commemoration is “Social Cohesion, Reconciliation and National Unity in the 20 years of Democracy”. The event will take place on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 at Ncome Museum, near Dundee in the UMzinyathi District Municipality, KwaZulu Natal.
The unveiling of the bridge symbolises the removal of racial and social barriers between the different population groups who were involved in the Battle of Blood River/Impi yase Ncome conflict. The Bridge connects the two institutions and serves as a positive gesture of reconciliation, peace and unity. The host of the event is the Minister of Arts and Culture Minister, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa, who will preside over the proceedings of the day. Members of the media are invited to attend.
The event will take place as follows:
Date : 16 December 2014
Time : 10h00
Venue : Ncome Museum, near Dundee in the UMzinyathi District Municipality,
RSVPs : Patience Mogomotsi at 071 680 6709: firstname.lastname@example.org or Charmaine Hlatshwayo at 060 975 8144
Editors Note: Please note that accreditation will take place at the Ncome Museum from today at 09h00-17h00and tomorrow, Tuesday,16 December 2014 from 07h00-11h00. Please bring along your ID
Enquiries: Sandile Memela: 082 800 3750 or email: SandileM@dac.gov.za