Minister Tokozile Xasa hands over one-hundred laptops to Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre as part of Youth Month, 20 Jun

19 Jun 2017

Handover visit to Kgosi Mampuru 11 Correctional Centre by the Minister of Tourism, Honourable Ms Tokozile Xasa, as part of the Youth Month Celebrations

The Minister of Tourism, Ms Tokozile Xasa, will visit Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre to officially handover one-hundred (100) laptops, open two Computer Training Facilities and present the full accreditation of the facility by the Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority (merSETA) as a recognised training centre on Tuesday, 20th June 2017, at 10:00am. The Minister will be accompanied by North West and Limpopo MECs for Tourism, Economic Development and Environmental Affairs; Hon. Seaparo Sekoati and Hon. Desbo Mohono, partners, sponsors and sector stakeholders.

Minister Xasa is championing this nationwide initiative in partnership with Youth Civil Society the National Applications Centre (NAC), the Department of Correctional Services and is sponsored by the Amadeus IT Group (www.amadeus.com), Iberia Airlines (www.iberia.es) and merSETA (www.merseta.org.za). The initiative is intended to empower the  South African Youth in Conflict with the Law with Education, Scarce and Critical Skills development support in order to enhance their rehabilitation process and create opportunities for sustainable social and economic reintegration upon release, parole and probation.
 
All media representatives are invited as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 20th June 2017
Time: 09:45
Venue: Kgosi Mampuru II Correctional Centre, Pretoria; at the Protea Room

For media enquiries:
Ms Natasha Rockman
Tel: 021 465 7240
Cell: 076 429  2264
E-mail: nrockman@tourism.gov.za    

Mr.  Mocheta  Monama
Tel: 012  314 1709/1745
Cell: 083 555 2188
E-mail: Mocheta.Monama@dcs.gov.za

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