Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga to give an update on preparations for the re-opening of schools

Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga will give update on the preparations for the re-opening of schools during a media briefing to be held on Tuesday, 19 May 2020.

Members of media are invited to cover the briefing as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 19 May 2020
Time: 16H00
Venue: The Minister will brief from GCIS, Ronnie Mamoepa Press Room, Tshedimosetso House 1035 Corner Frances Baard and Festival St, Hatfield, Pretoria

Media Participation: Journalists may view the briefing via live streaming on the SA Government Facebook page, Twitter and YouTube channels on the links below.

Facebook: http://facebook.com/GovernmentZA

Twitter: http://twitter.com/GovernmentZA

YouTube: http://youtube.com/GovernmentZA

For interaction, journalists may call and pose their questions using the following number: 067 005 9766 or 064 981 0218.

SABC will provide pool feed as follows:

  • Downlink Frequency 12649.5
  • Symbol Rate: 2.7 M/Sym
  • Hd 10801 25 H.264 4:2:0
  • Rollof factor 5%
  • DVB- S2 8psk
  • Audio Channel 1 256kbs

Enquiries: Elijah Mhlanga, Departmental Spokesperson
Cell: 083 580 8275

Hope Mokgatle, Ministerial Media Liaison Officer
Cell: 079 817 0427


 

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