Pretoria: This year’s National Reconciliation Day will be commemorated at Ncome Museum in uMzinyathi District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal.
“South Africa will mark National Reconciliation Day on 16 December 2014 under the theme ‘Social Cohesion, Reconciliation and National Unity in the 20 Years of Democracy’ at Ncome Museum in uMzinyathi District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal,” said Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Performance, Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Jeff Radebe.
Minister Radebe was addressing the last 2014 post Cabinet media briefing on Thursday in Pretoria.
He expressed Cabinet’s gratitude to all South Africans and the international community that commemorated the anniversary of the passing of the country’s first democratically elected President, Nelson Mandela, on 5 December.
“We must stay true to Madiba’s legacy by continuing his unwavering dedication to democracy, selflessness, reconciliation, service to humanity and striving for a better life for all.
“It is through these values and dedication to the service of humanity that we remain inspired to become a united and prosperous nation,” said Minister Radebe.
The Minister thanked South Africans, civil society and the media for observing this year’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children campaign, which was held under the theme ‘Count me in. Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward’.
“The call to all South Africans to ‘Count me in’ seeks to ensure the longevity of established partnerships by translating our activism during this period into everyday actions throughout the year so that we can eliminate the scourge of violence against women and children,” he said.
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS