Speeches

29 Mar 2018

I extend a word of welcome to all of you present here. I welcome you to the land of President Nelson Mandela and Ma Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu who had they lived, would have celebrated their 100th birthday this year.

21 Mar 2018

Deputy President, Hon. DD Mabuza.

MEC Mazibuko.

Social Cohesion Advocates.

Councillors present.

Honoured guests.

Members of Media  

It is once again a great honour and privilege that I too add my voice on this day on the commemoration to mark Human Rights Day.

21 Mar 2018

I am humbled and honoured to join the community of Sedibeng to mark our country’s Human Rights Day. In the past,we commemorated this day as Sharpeville Day.

09 Mar 2018

I extend my warmest greetings to all of you present. Today marks an important day in the life of our country. In this small corner of Ward eight (8), Kwa-Mthethwa we have gathered to officially handover a library to this community.

01 Mar 2018

I extend my warmest greetings to all of you present. We have gathered here to advance the cause for peace, social progress and economic justice for all our people. A task that we should not take light. For us to be where we are, others laid down their lives.

23 Feb 2018

We have gathered here this morning to deal with a matter of national significance, that is a memory of a nation. A nation, which does not know and honour its past, is like a tree without roots.

16 Feb 2018

It is a great honour and privilege to deliver this State of the Nation Address. This Address should have been delivered last week, but was delayed so that we could properly manage issues of political transition. I wish to thank Honourable Members and the people of South Africa for their patience and forbearance.

12 Dec 2017

We meet here today on what is a highly anticipated occasion as we launch the Art Bank by opening an exhibition of artworks that will form part of the curated art collection, of the Art Bank.

12 Oct 2017

This year marks the 14th annual national oral history conference organized by the Oral History Association of South Africa (OHASA), the National Archives of South Africa and the Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture in Eastern Cape.

03 Oct 2017

I welcome you all this morning to the 18th Annual Conference of the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA). Congratulations to LIASA for reaching teenage years. It is now an opportune time to re-imagine the significance and impact of library services in our country.

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