NOTE: The following information is reproduced from the Wits News newsletter (


The President of the African National Congress Women’s League and Minister o Basic Education Angie Motshekga, will deliver a memorial lecture honouring the life of Dr Charlotte Maxeke and heroines of the struggle.

She will speak on 100 years of the women’s struggle and contemporary issues facing young women in South Africa. This year is the 100 anniversary of the first march organised by women against the 1913 land act, led by Maxeke.


Date: 19 April 2013

Time: 15:30

Venue: Great Hall, East Campus