Media Releases 2017 - 2015
The unveiling that was due to take place on Tuesday, 22 September 2015 in Greytown, KwaZulu Natal is rescheduled until further notice.
This campaign reflects the physical journey of the Bus Tour travelling throughout South Africa, as well as the magic of books and how reading books can both figuratively and literally take you places.
This campaign reflects the physical journey of the Bus Tour travelling throughout South Africa, as well as the magic of books and how reading books can both figuratively and literally take you places
“The National Book Week is a strategic intervention to promote a reading culture that will enhance the prominence and socio-economic impacts of the South African book sector both locally and globally”, said Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi.
September marks Heritage Month celebrations in South Africa and this year’s theme is “Our indigenous knowledge, our heritage: Towards the identification, promotion and preservation of South African’s living heritage.” Heritage Day will be celebrated nationally on 24 September 2015 in Vleifontein, Makhado Local Municipality in Limpopo Province.
“We convey our deepest gratitude to the family, Kgoshigadi Matlala, Bakone Traditional Council and community members of Ga-Matlala for allowing us to honour, Mme Makwena Matlala, the first African woman to be banished for opposing betterment policies imposed by the apartheid government through the Native Affairs Department”, acknowledged deputy minister Mabudafhasi.
The unveiling took place today, 31 August 2015 at Bakone Traditional Council, Ga-Matlala in Limpopo under the theme, “Remembering the Forgotten, Honouring Victims of Political Banishment in South Africa”.
It is with a deep sense of shock and sadness that I heard the news of the passing of legendary actor, Roland Mqwebu, famous for playing the character of Mkhize in the popular sitcom, Emzini Wezinsizwa. This legend passed away in the morning of Friday, 28 August 2015, after a long illness.
The MOU will also facilitate exchange of scientific knowledge, sharing expertise, experience and technologies in various areas of library and information
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