Other Speeches

13 Jun 2016

The 21st International AIDS Conference, commonly known as AIDS2016, will be held from 18 to 22 July 2016, at the Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal under the theme: Access Equity Rights – Now.

21 Mar 2016

Our mission since 1994 is to create a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous South Africa. This is the task of every South African.
Earlier this year, our country experienced explosions of anger due to racist utterances and writings which reminded South Africans that the vestiges of white supremacy and racism still exist in some sections of society.

24 Sep 2015

Almost two centuries years ago, on this day in 1828, our country and continent lost the legendary King Shaka Zulu at the hands of his brothers.

30 Jul 2015

We converge here a day before the African Union (AU) Pan African Women’s Day which is celebrated annually on the 31st of July. We are encouraged by this AU decision because it recognises one of the oldest women’s formations in Africa, The Pan African Women’s Organisation (PAWO) formed in 1962.

30 Jul 2015

We converge here a day before the African Union (AU) Pan African Women’s Day which is celebrated annually on the 31st of July. We are encouraged by this AU decision because it recognises one of the oldest women’s formations in Africa, The Pan African Women’s Organisation (PAWO) formed in 1962.

11 Mar 2015

The African Union recognizes the value of multiple forms of education, including formal, non-formal, informal, distance learning and life-long learning, to meet the diverse needs of young people, including arts education.

11 Mar 2015

Protocol

It is was with great enthusiasm and honour that the African Union Commission (AUC) received the invitation to take part at  this important gathering, the NEPAD Regional Conference on Arts Education being held in Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa.

I bring you warm greetings from H.E. Dr. Mustapha Sidiki Kaloko, Commissioner for Social Affairs, who wanted to be here with us today but could not due to other equally important previously arranged work commitments.   

11 Mar 2015

The present NEPAD Regional Conference is regarded as an inaugural regional platform for African Member States of the African Union to consolidate an African Position on Arts Education.

06 Mar 2015

I stand here this evening representing the Dean of the African Diplomatic Corps, H.E. Ambassador Ben Mpoko, of the Democratic Republic of Congo

12 Feb 2015

The year 2015 marks 60 years of a historic moment in our history, when South Africans from all walks of life adopted the Freedom Charter in 1955, in Kliptown, Soweto.

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