Address by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at the Annual Ruth First Memorial Lecture, School of Journalism, University of the Witwatersrand, JohannesburgI am humbled by your invitation to join the list of luminaries who have delivered the Ruth First memorial Lecture before me.
17 August 2011
Speech by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on the occasion of the adoption of Memezelo Secondary School by Alexander Forbes, Soshanguve, TshwaneI am honoured to join parents, teachers and learners on this special occasion to mark the adoption of Memezelo Secondary School by Alexander Forbes.
04 August 2011
Address by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe during the National Women’s Conference, Boksburg, GautengI thank you most sincerely for this singular honour to address the National Women’s Conference appropriately held during the Month of August, Women’s Month. Women’s Month is the time of the year that symbolically represents the scar that history has left on the face of our nation on matters of gender and by extension, human equality.
03 August 2011
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe’s address at the Moral Regeneration Movement Month Closing Ceremony, Nelson Mandela Metro, Port ElizabethIt is indeed an honour to address the closing of this important month for moral regeneration. This year’s theme: “Together Nurturing the Good in Everyone through the Charter of Positive Values”, serves as a fitting tribute to the father of our democracy, Madiba, who, throughout 67 years, taught us of personal sacrifice and to confront the scourge of poverty, racism, strife and disease with conviction.
30 July 2011
Opening address by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at the Education International Sixth World Congress, Cape TownI am deeply honoured to welcome you to the Education International Sixth World Congress, an event which draws together educators from across the globe to try to tackle challenges in education so as to help bring about a better world.
22 July 2011
Eulogy by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at the memorial service of Professor Kader Asmal, Cape TownOn behalf of the people and the Government of South Africa, I wish to convey deepest condolences to you, Mrs Louise Asmal and the Asmal family, for the loss of a loving husband, a father and a grandfather.
30 June 2011
Address by Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa Kgalema Motlanthe during the 90th Anniversary of the South African Reserve Bank, TshwaneI am honoured to be able to address you today on the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of the South African Reserve Bank.
30 June 2011
Speaking notes for Deputy President’s engagement with Eastern Cape Youth in celebration of Youth MonthI am honoured by your invitation to participate in this stakeholder forum held under the theme: “Youth action for economic freedom in our life time”.
29 June 2011
Address by Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on the occasion of The Presidency Budget Vote, Cape TownI am honoured to address this august house on the occasion of the Budget Vote of The Presidency. We are meeting during youth month and in two days time we will be celebrating Youth Day.
14 June 2011
Statement by the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Kgalema Motlanthe, on the occasion of the United Nations High Level Meeting on HIV and AIDS, New YorkThree decades since the discovery of HIV and AIDS the world has experienced unprecedented loss of millions of lives, untold suffering, devastated social fabric of nations and a huge strain on social and health services. Negative effects of AIDS have robbed families of their loved ones, orphaned millions of children and undermined livelihoods of communities.
08 June 2011