Ramaphosa and Nzimande to lead PE Human Rights Day event

MARCH 21, 2016

Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa; Minister of Higher Education, Dr Blade Nzimande, and Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor, Dr Danny Jordaan, are expected to officiate at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality's Human Rights Day event on Monday in Uitenhage.

"Ramaphosa, Nzimande and Jordaan will also lead symbolic wreath-laying ceremonies at the Uitenhage Massacre Memorial site in Maduna Road, Langa at 09:00 and at the Kwanobuhle Cemetery (10:00) – the final resting place of the 1985 victims.

"This will be followed by a formal programme at Jabavu Stadium (11:00) where the Deputy President of the Republic will deliver the keynote address on the day," described Acting Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Communications Director, Kupido Baron.

"Entertainment follows featuring artists such as Sdludla Mathousand, King Jade & Baby Joe and Mlilo amongst others."