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Deputy Minister Mahlalela to embark on a four (4) day visit to ZF Mcgawu District, Northern Cape Province
Deputy Minister Mahlalela to embark on a four (4) day visit to ZF Mcgawu District, Northern Cape Province

​The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Fish Mahlalela will visit ZF Magcawu District as part of President's deployment of Ministers and Deputy Ministers as District Champions of the District Development Model.

Deputy Minister Mahlalela is deployed at ZF Mgcawu District to work with the both provincial and local government leaders to improve intergovernmental co-operation and alignment at the coalface of service delivery and rapid response. The Model seeks to pursue development through single, integrated plans per district that outline the role of all spheres of government, communities, business and civil society.

Deputy Minister Mahlalela will embark on an extensive 4 day programme that starts on the 21st September and end on the 24th September 2020 as follows:

1) Meeting with ANC Regional Executive Committee (Briefing) Time: 10h00- 11h00
Venue: Board Room ZFM District Municipality
2) Meeting with ALL Councillors in the District,Mayors, Speakers and Chief Whip, MMs. Team led by District MM, COGTA National and COGHSTA to outline the Areas that need to be attended to as per the District Profile (DDM) – Per Municipality Time: 11h30 – 13h00
Venue: Desert Palace Casino
3) Meeting with NGOs and Community Based Organizations on COVID 19, Gender Based Violence and Femicide Time: 14h00-16h00
Venue: Desert Palace Casino
22 September 2020
4) Visit to Thuthuzela Centres Time: 09h00 – 13h00
Venues: Upington; Keimoes; Thusong Centre
5) Visit to Tourism Incubator/ Projects at ZF Mgcawu District Time: 14h00 – 17h00
23 September 2020
6). Visit to Magistrate to check the number of cases opened for GBV and progress made09h00 – 10h30
Upington Magistrate Court
7). Visit to Police stations to check the availability of Rape-Kit Test (Equipment) 11h00 – 12h30
Kameel Police Stations ( Town Center)
Rosedale Police Station (7Km)
9)’Meeting with the Executive Mayor Time14h30 – 16h30
Venue: Desert Palace Casino
24 September 2020
• Queen Katrina Visit
• (Traditional Leader teaching learners Khomani San)
• Raaswater Community Craft Development
• Visiting Wine Test OWK Time:
09h00 – 11h00


Deputy Minister of Tourism Mr. Fish Mahlalela, and the executives of the Z. F. MGCAWU district in the Northern Cape will host a Special Broadcast (Imbizo) on Radio Riverside to engage with the stakeholders and the community on Gender Based Violence, Femicide, and ways to advance tourism through government’s coordinated District Development Service Delivery Model.

The Imbizo will be broadcast through Radio Riverside on 23 September 2020, with a live link to all the Community Radio stations in the Northern Cape Province. Community members are encouraged to engage with officials as follows:
JOIN THE CONVERSATION – Call us on radio
Host Radio Station: Radio Riverside 98.2 fm (Upington and Surrounds)
Date: 23 September 2020
Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Tel: 054 331 3244 (Questions & comments - studio number)

JOIN THE CONVERSATION – listen on your favourite community radio station

Shared Imbizo Broadcast on the following radio stations from 13:00 – 14:00
Date: 23 September 2020
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Radio Teemaneng Stereo 89.1 FM
(Kimberley and surrounds)
Radio Kaboesna 98.0 FM
(Calvinia and surrounds )
Kurara FM 98.9
(Kuruman and surrounds)
Radio NFM 98.1 FM
(Springbok and surrounds)
Ulwazi FM 88.9
(De Aar and surrounds)
Revival FM SA 92.7 FM
(Kimberley and surrounds)

JOIN THE CONVERSATION – Like out Facebook Page and watch the broadcast live:
Watch: Department of Tourism Comment: @Tourism_gov_za