Parliament of South Africa

03/09/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/09/2021 22:29

Media Advisory: Chairperson Masondo to Address a Webinar on the NCOP Role, Human Rights and Non-Racialism

Parliament, Tuesday 09 March 2021 - National Council of Provinces (NCOP) Chairperson Mr Amos Masondo will tomorrow, Wednesday 10 March at 6pm, address a webinar on Human Rights, Non-Racialism and the role of the NCOP.

The webinar will be held to honour the late Reverend Mashwabada 'Castro' Mayatula who would have turned 100 years this year.

Rev. Mayatula, who was born in 1921 and passed on in 1980, was a renowned human rights and freedom fighter in the 60s and 70s. Chairperson Masondo was among the student leaders of the 70s who came under the influence of Rev Mayatula and his Black Consciousness Movement peers. Rev Mayatula later joined the African National Congress.

Details of the webinar are as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 10 March 2021
Time: 18:00
Venue: Virtual platforms

The Castro & Monica Mayatula Foundation was registered as a non-profit organization in August 2019 and launched on 7th November 2020. It dreams of a nation with people who are empowered, self-reliant, selfless, skilled, free from corruption with high moral and ethical values. The Foundation's programmes include support of learners from targeted communities with their education, focusing on Science, Technology and Maths (STEM) subjects, support for community-driven initiatives and championing ethical principles and values.

Members of the media who wish to observe the webinar should forward their contact details to Mr Mlindi Mpindi on [email protected] for inclusion in the Parliament Communication Services WhatsApp group, where login details will be shared. Journalists must forward their requests using their official email addresses (no private emails).

Members of the public may follow the proceedings live on Parliament TV (DSTV Channel 408), via the live stream on Parliament's YouTube channel, Facebook and Twitter pages. Please see the links below.

You may subscribe to the Parliament YouTube channel to receive instant notification of live feeds.


Enquiries: Moloto Mothapo 082 370 6930