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President Zuma to open the Basic Education Lekgotla

President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 24 January 2017 officially open the Basic Education Lekgotla at St Georges Hotel, Pretoria. The three-day Lekgotla, organised by the Department of Basic Education, will reflect on the performance of the entire basic education sector over the years.

The details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Time: 09H00
Venue: St Georges Hotel, Irene, Pretoria.

Media should send their names and ID/Passport numbers to Elijah Mhlanga on 083 5808275 or or to Hlomani Baloyi on 083 276 1295 or by no later than 16:30 on Monday, 23 January 2017. Members of the media are also requested to present their valid press cards at the point of entry to access the venue.

Note as well that nobody wearing jeans, T-shirts and takkies will be allowed into the venue. The dress code is strictly presentable in line with the decorum of the event and the venue.

Enquiries: Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on 082 308 9373 or

Issued by: The Presidency