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(Provincial Cabinet, Western Cape Government)

Media Alert: SS Mendi travelling exhibition to be launched by Minister Marais

23 November 2017

As the centenary of the sinking of the SS Mendi draws to a close, Minister Anroux Marais will officially launch the travelling exhibition, “We die like brothers: The sinking of the SS Mendi” in Simon's Town tomorrow.

The exhibition encourages us once again to reflect on this tragic incident as a reminder of where we come from as South Africans. It also informs on the role South Africans played in World War 1.

ALL MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND

Date:             Friday, 24 November 2017

Time:             12:00

Venue:         Simon’s Town Museum  

There will be opportunities for photographs.

 

Media Enquiries: 

Stacy McLean
Spokesperson for Minister Anroux Marais
Email: Stacy.McLean@westerncape.gov.za
Tel: 021 483 4426
Cell: 083 504 1171