Deputy Minister Ms Barbara Thomson to lead Nelson Mandela Day Commemorations in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth

24 July 2018


The Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson will lead a community clean-up and donate school desks to various disadvantaged schools in Motherwell, Port Elizabeth on 26 July 2018.

These activities are part of the government’s “Be the Legacy” series of commemorations of the Nelson Mandela Month, that allows South Africans and the global community to honour the former South African President and an international icon, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

In line with the government’s declaration of July as Mandela Month and call on all South Africans to become part of the movement for change in making a difference in the lives of needy fellow citizens, the community clean-up is aimed at affording the residents of Motherwell, Wells Estate and Colchester with an opportunity for a coordinated clean-up of their communities.

Media is invited to cover the event as follows, and will be afforded opportunities for photographs and interviews.

Date: 26 July 2018

Venue: Mfesane Senior Secondary School, Motherwell, Port Elizabeth

Time: 09:30 - 14:30

To RSVP please contact Gaopalelwe Moroane on 082 512 1094 / or Siziphiwe Maxengana on 021 814 8064 /

For media queries please  contact:

Zolile Nqayi
Cell: 082 898 6483 /