Exhumation, repatriation and reburial of Moses Kotane and JB Marks
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will lead a government delegation to the City Moscow to repatriate the mortal remains of two struggle stalwarts, Moses Mauane Kotane and John Beaver (JB) Marks.
Both Kotane and Marks were pioneers of the liberation movement who died in exile and have been buried in the Novodevichy cemetery.
Minister Mthethwa will make an announcement on the exhumation, repatriation and reburial of their mortal remains that is planned to take place in the next few days.
The media is invited to attend a special media briefing session that will take place as follows:
Topic: The repatriation of exiles, Moses Kotane and JB Marks
Date: Monday, 23 February 2015
Venue: The Market Theatre, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg
RSVP: Obed Makgoale 060 974 0789/ ObedM@dac.gov.za
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS