Youth Day 2016 Part 1
In South Africa, the month of June is celebrated as Youth Month, to remember the youth who lost their lives during the Soweto uprising on 16th June 1976. This year, today 16th June 2016, marks the 40th anniversary of this occasion, which is commemorated under the theme “Youth Moving South Africa Forward”. Our youth require many components to move our nation forward, but arguably one element stands out above the rest and that is education. In recognition of the positive effects of education, Womanity has compiled a special programme that features extracts from previous guests who have demonstrated the impact that education has had on their lives and how South Africa has advanced as a result of it.
Ms Buyelwa Sonjica – former Minister of the Republic of South Africa; Ms Angie Motshekga – Minister of Education; Mrs Zoleka Lebelo – Principle of Alexander High School; Ms Thoko Didiza – former Minister of the Republic of South Africa, currently House Chairperson in the Parliament of South Africa; Prof Irma Elof, Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria; Dr Sibongile Khumalo award winning musician; award winning Afro-soul vocalist and songwriter Lira; Moshidi Motshegwa – actress, producer and director; CEO and founder of BBES International Bisila Bokoko. Tune in for inspiration…
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