PRESS ALERT: Minister Mbalula speaks in Orange Farm for Israeli Apartheid Week [Sunday 16 March 12h30]
The former ANC Youth League President and current South African Minister of Sports, Minsiter Fikile Mbalula will tomorrow deliver the keynote address at the closing Israeli Apartheid Week rally in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg. All members of the media are invited.
Closing Israeli Apartheid Week Rally With Minsiter Fikile Mbalula
TOPIC: "Celebrating Palestine, Celebrating ANC Internationalism"
DATE: Sunday, 16 March 2014
VENUE: Orange Farm Community Hall (near Steve Biko Primary School), 5082 Link Road, Extension 2, Orange Farm (Gauteng)
GPS: GPS: 26°27'43.0"S 27°51'59.6"E
CONTACT: 0725212685 / 084 211 9988
SPEAKERS: Minister Fikile Mbalula (South African Minister of Sports & Recreation), Hafiz Nofal (Palestinian Ambassador to South Africa and member of the Palestine Liberation Organization) and others.
AS PART OF THE 10TH INTERNATIONAL ISRAELI APARTHEID WEEK
At 10h00, before the closing Israeli Apartheid Week rally, there will be a Palestine Solidarity Fun Run, that will also be held in Orange Farm. Registration for the fun run starts from 09h30 at the Orange Farm Community Hall (near Steve Biko Primary School), 5082 Link Road, Extension 2, Orange Farm. For more information on the fun run contact: 0825560241. Members of the media are invited to not only cover this fun run, but to also participate!
In Newcastle, tomorrow (Sunday 16 March) there will soccer tournament with South Africa's Freestyle Soccer Champion, Ashley Mkhize, in solidarity with the Palestinian people and as part of Israeli Apartheid Week. The soccer tournament will be addressed by the Mayor of Newcastle as well as the national spokesperson of the Israeli Apartheid Week campaign, Kwara Kekana. For information on this Newcastle event: 0714565104
Throughout South Africa, in response to the call from the South African Council of Churches (https://ymlp.com/zzaqsT), several churches will beholding special prayer services tomorrow (Sunday 16 March)
for the Palestinian people as part of Israeli Apartheid Week. Some churches that will be holding such services will include the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (SA Synod, 29 Musgarve Road, Durban Reverend Thulani Ndlazi. Info: 073181661); All Saints Anglican Church (31 Richard Road, Kengies, Fourways, Johannesburg with Reverend Michael Oliphant. Info 0835345333).