For immediate release
10 February 2015


EThekwini Municipality believes that the City’s future relies on the success of its children and is supporting government efforts to create a conducive environment for learning and teaching at schools.

In line with this, Deputy Mayor Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala and Chief Whip Cllr Stanley Xulu will tomorrow, 10/02/2015, visit different schools as part of the City’s School Motivation Programme.

The School Motivation Programme seeks to inspire the City’s young people in making better and informed choices against drug and alcohol abuse and to instead choose education as a step towards a brighter future.

Supporting the initiative will be different artists and entertainers such as Mbusi ‘DJ Sox’ Sokhela, who will share his life experiences with pupils in the different schools.

Members of the media are invited to cover the event as follows:
DATE: Wednesday, 11 February 2015
VENUE & TIMES: 08h00: Umthambo High School, Sunduzwayo, uMbumbulu
11h00: Vukuzakhe High School, L- Section, uMlazi
13h00: Umkhumbane High School, Chesterville
Please note that the meeting point is at Philani Mall, uMlazi at 07h00.


Issued by the Head: Communications Unit, Ms Tozi Mthethwa.
For more information contact the Municipal Spokesperson, Mr. Thabo Mofokeng, on 031 311 4820 or 082 731 7456 or e-mail or Gugu Mbonambi on 0313114855 or email: