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President Ramaphosa to visit RX Radio

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday, 18 July 2019, start International Mandela Day with a visit to RX Radio, the Red Cross Children’s Hospital Radio station staffed by children at the hospital in Rondebosch.

As a studio guest the President will be interviewed by the young radio anchors whose interaction will be broadcast to children and staff around the hospital. 

Yesterday, The Presidency indicated that the visit would take place at 10h00. However, due to new arrangements, the engagement will now take place at 12h00. 

Media are invited as follows:

Date: Thursday, 18 July 2019
Time: 12:00 (Media to arrive at 11:00)
Venue: Red Cross Childrens Hospital, Rondebosch, Western Cape

Media interested to cover should immediately liaise with Tsakane Khambane and send their name(s), media house and identity number by no later than 15:00 on 17 July 2019 to 082 084 5566 or

Admission to the hospital will only be granted to media who have RSVPed in advance.

On the afternoon of Thursday, 18 July 2019, the President will respond to the Budget Vote debate in the National Assembly at 14:00

Media enquiries: Khusela Diko, Spokesperson to the President on 072 854 5707

Issued by: The Presidency