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Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane celebrates and remembers Nelson Mandela


Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will remember the father of our nation former President Nelson Mandela during a National Day of Service at Mashupje Secondary School at Ga-Phasha village in the Sekhukhune District, Limpopo province on Wednesday the 18th July 2018.


Minister Nkoana - Mashabane facilitated the refurbishment of the school, in partnership with in partnership with the municipality, local business and citizens. The renovations included work on the Administration block, ablution block and three classrooms. The school was in a state of disrepair prior to the refurbishment.


The project was undertaken pursuant of the campaign to call on all South Africans to be agents of change for the better and therefore to be the legacy under the National Theme "Be the Legacy". The Call is guided by the spirit "Thuma Mina" by President Cyril Ramaphosa encouraging all South Africa to go out and serve.


Members of the media are invited to be part of the Mandela Day proceedings scheduled to take place as follows:

Date : 18th July 2018

Venue : Mashupje Secondary School, Ga-Phasha, Limpopo province

Time : 09h00


To RSVP and schedule media Interviews, please contact:


Mr Nicholas Magada (Limpopo DRDLR Communications Manager):, 015 230 5040/ 082 465 7848

Mr Moses Rannditsheni (Media Liaison Officer) on 012 312 9712/082 448 2450 or


Issued by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform: Strategic Communications Enquiries: Ms Phuti Mabelebele (Spokesperson) on 012 312 8909/ 076 402 7521 or