Bo­nang to keep bub­bly flow­ing at inau­gu­ra­tion

Weekend Witness - - News -

BO­NANG’S bub­bly will keep glasses flow­ing at the inau­gu­ra­tion of pres­i­dent-elect Cyril Ramaphosa to­day.

This week, so­cialite and TV star Bo­nang Matheba took to Twit­ter to an­nounce that her range of Meth­ode Cap Clas­sique (MCC), House of BNG, will be used to toast the event un­der the theme: “To­gether cel­e­brat­ing democ­racy: Re­newal and growth for a bet­ter South Africa”.

The pro­gramme will start at 10.55 am and will be co-di­rected by for­mer Na­tional Assem­bly Speaker Baleka Mbete and ANC deputy sec­re­tary gen­eral Jessie Duarte.

About 4 500 guests from var­i­ous sec­tors of so­ci­ety and 32 000 mem­bers of the pub­lic will be al­lowed into the Lof­tus Vers­feld Sta­dium in Tsh­wane to wit­ness the inau­gu­ra­tion.

Guests will in­clude rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the con­ti­nen­tal re­gional eco­nomic blocks, for­mer lib­er­a­tion move­ments, fra­ter­nal coun­tries, the African Union, United Na­tions, mem­bers of the Diplo­matic corps and em­i­nent per­sons and for­mer pres­i­dents of the Repub­lic.

More than 200 buses from five prov­inces have been or­gan­ised by government to trans­port those who want to at­tend. Fif­teen mini-buses will ferry those with dis­abil­i­ties. Ac­cord­ing to News24, af­ter Ramaphosa has taken the Oath of Of­fice, as part of the swear­ing in cer­e­mony per­formed by Chief Jus­tice Mo­go­eng Mo­geong, Ramaphosa will take up a po­si­tion for the na­tional salute. He will then ad­dress the na­tion, which will be fol­lowed by a fly past of the South African Air Force and SAA, as well as a 21-gun salute.

Other mem­bers of the pub­lic can go to the dif­fer­ent view­ing sites which have been set up in all prov­inces. The of­fi­cial view­ing in the Um­gun­gundlovu Dis­trict will held at the New Prison. — WWR.

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