Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize and Deputy Minister Fatima Chohan commemorates Mandela Day

Home Affairs media schedule for Mandela Day commemorations

The Department of Home Affairs will on Tuesday, 18 July 2017, commemorate Mandela Day as part of worldwide recognition of former South African President Nelson Mandela’s birthday, as declared by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in 2009.

Members of the media are invited to the commemorations as follows:

Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize

Minister Mkhize will interact with over 30 expectant mothers and hand out birth certificates for newly-born babies in a bid to promote early child birth registration and reiterate the call to register births within 30 days. Prof Mkhize will proceed to Mr Motsamai John Motshoane’s house to offer her assistance for 67 minutes. Mr Motshoane is a double amputee who is struggling to make ends meet.

Source: Government of South Africa