Deputy Ministers of Communications and Public Enterprises to conduct back-to-school programme in Mqanduli: 31 Jan


26 January 2017

The Deputy Ministers of Communications and Public Enterprises will, on the 31st January 2017, hand over school furniture, uniform to learners from poor households and officially launch a Cyberlab at Mancam Junior Secondary School in Mqanduli, Eastern Cape.

This forms part of government’s ongoing back-to-school campaign which will culminate in an NDP 2030 Back to School Imbizo week at the end of February 2017.

This programme follows on the Deputy Minister of Communications’ visit in July 2016 wherein she committed to return to the school during the back-to-school programme to respond to the identified needs and demonstrate the available opportunities in the communications sector. The Deputy Ministers will be joined by sector entities who will showcase available career and bursary opportunities.

Members of the media are hereby invited to the above-mentioned outreach programme which will take place as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Time: 10h00 – 13h00

Venue: Mancam Junior Secondary School, Mqanduli, KSD Local Municipality

Journalists will be afforded interviews and photo opportunities.

RSVPs: Vuyani Sibene on 073 576 3381 or

Ndlelantle Pinyana
Cell: 076 142 8606

Nthabeleng or Mokitimi-Dlamini
Cell: 073 222 5522

Vusi Skhosana
Celll: 076 383 5517

Issued by Ministry of Communications

Media Statement date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017