Presidents Mbeki and Guebuza Commemorate the 20 th Anniversary of the Samoral Machel Tragedy

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21 Aug 2006

Media Invitation

The Department of Arts and Culture and the Mpumalanga Provincial Government invite members of the media to the commemoration of the 20 th anniversary of the Samora Machel tragedy.

On 19 October 1986, President Samora Machel of Mozambique and 34 of his colleagues and comrades died in a plane crash near the Lebombo mountains in Mbuzini, Mpumalanga.

Date: 19 October 2006 (Thursday)
Time: 09h00
Venue, Mbuzini Memorial Site, Mpumalanga

Please pre-register by sending your full names, ID number and name of your organisation or Fax to Sammy Mpatlanyane before or on 16 October 2006. The contact details are as follows:

Tel: (013) 766 5014/7/8
Fax: (013) 766 9515/0866170720/ 766 5588

Media enquiries: Andile Xaba on 082 377 66 27
Mack Lewele on 082 45050 76
Sammy Mpatlanyane on 082 92 30550