Madiba's cen­te­nary to be cel­e­brated

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Cel­e­bra­tions to mark the cen­te­nary of South Africa's first demo­cratic Pres­i­dent, Nel­son Man­dela, will take place next year.

Pres­i­dent Ja­cob Zuma has ap­pointed an In­ter-Min­is­te­rial Com­mit­tee (IMC) to plan and co­or­di­nate the his­toric cen­te­nary cel­e­bra­tions of Tata Madiba.

The for­mer Pres­i­dent, who passed away in 2013, would have turned 100 years old on 18 July 2018.

The IMC will co­or­di­nate the coun­try's com­mem­o­ra­tion pro­gramme to en­sure that the legacy and her­itage of Madiba is cel­e­brated in a be­fit­ting man­ner in 2018.

The IMC com­prises about 12 Min­is­ters and will be chaired by Min­is­ter in The Pres­i­dency for Plan­ning, Mon­i­tor­ing and Eval­u­a­tion, Jeff Radebe.

Oth­ers who form part of the IMC in­clude Arts and Cul­ture Min­is­ter Nathi Mthethwa, In­ter­na­tional Re­la­tions and Co­op­er­a­tion Min­is­ter Maite Nkoana-Masha­bane, Pub­lic Works Min­is­ter Nathi Nh­leko, De­fence and Mil­i­tary Veter­ans Min­is­ter No­siviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Co­op­er­a­tive Gov­er­nance and Tra­di­tional Af­fairs Min­is­ter Des van Rooyen, Ba­sic Ed­u­ca­tion Min­is­ter Angie Mot­shekga, Wa­ter and San­i­ta­tion Min­is­ter Nomvula Mokonyane, Sport and Recre­ation Min­is­ter Thu­las Nx­esi, Police Min­is­ter Fik­ile Mbalula, Higher Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing Min­is­ter Bonginkosi Nz­i­mande, and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Min­is­ter Ayanda Dlodlo.

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