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OR Tambo debate series launched at Wits

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Staff Reporter
July14/ 2014

The Wits School of Governance and the Oliver and Adelaide Tambo Foundation announced that the first OR Tambo Debate Series will be hosted next Thursday, July 24.

Launched last week, the series will consist of 10 public debates, over a period of 15 months, and will focus on the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP).

The inaugural debate will feature representatives of government, labour, civil society and acamedia, who will highlight the possibilities and limitations of the NDP. Moderated by veteran journalist Siki Mgabadeli, it will feature Minister Jeff Radebe, vice chancellor Adam Habib, COSATU’s Neil Coleman and chairman of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Nku Nyemzebi-Heita.

The series also honours the life and work of Oliver Tambo, former president of the ANC.

Date: 24 July 2014

Time: 18:00-20:30

Venue: Donald Gordon Auditorium, 2 St David’s Place, Parktown

Contact Bongiwe.msweli@wits.ac.za to reserve a seat. This will not, however, guarantee a seat. Seating will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

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