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Media Alert: Madikizela and Mayors to Meet Social Housing Beneficiaries

26 July 2013

The Western Cape Government Minister for Human Settlements, along with several Western Cape municipal mayors, will be meeting some of the recent beneficiaries of the department's Social Housing programme as part of a briefing tour to showcase the programme. Included in the beneficiaries will be some senior citizens and some families.

The tour will begin with breakfast, a media briefing and some presentations about Social Housing, as well as a keynote address by Minister Madikizela. Thereafter, the tour, which will also include Human Settlements Mayco members and other high ranking offcials, will travel to the Steenberg, Bothasig and Drommedaris projects to get a first-hand view of Social Housing service delivery and to interact with beneficiaries.

Journalists wishing to have a more in-depth understanding of the department's strategic approach regarding Social Housing, along with an informed grasp of the realities, challenges and successes of delivery, as well as having access to political principals and  interviews with Social Housing beneficiaries, are invited.

Journalists are invited to travel along in the supplied bus.

All media are invited.

Date: 26 July 2013
Beginning: 9:30 (registration), 10:00 (breakfast)
End: 15:30

Place: Martin Adams Hall, corner Koeberg and Piet Grobler roads, Ysterplaat (turn-off to Ysterplaat Air Force Base)

Media Enquiries: 

Nathan Adriaanse  
Cell: 083 263 1720


Bruce Oom
Spokesman for Minister Madikizela
Tel: 021 483 6622
Cell: 072 465 5177
Fax: 021 483 3888