THE MINISTER OF BASIC EDUCATION TOGETHER WITH MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION TO BRIEF MEDIA ON THEIR AREAS OF WORK IN RELATION TO COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

THE MINISTER OF BASIC EDUCATION TOGETHER WITH MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION TO BRIEF MEDIA ON THEIR AREAS OF WORK IN RELATION TO COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

Members of the media are invited to a virtual media briefing by the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga and Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande.  The Ministers will provide an update on work done in their respective portfolios in relation to the COVID-19 lockdown.

The details of the media briefing are:

Date: Thursday, 30 April 2020

Time: 16h30

Venue: Ministers will brief from Tshedimosetso House, GCIS Auditorium, 1035 Francis Baard Street, Hatfield in 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: 0800 142 446. 

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:

Mr Elijah Mhlanga 083 580 8275 Spokesperson for the Department of Basic Education

Mr Ishmael Mnisi 066 037 8859 Spokesperson for the Department of Higher Education and Training, Science and Innovation. 

Issued by Government Communications (GCIS) on behalf of Jointly Ministries of Basic Education and Higher Education, Science and Innovation

30 April 2020

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