MEDIA INVITE
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
11 May 2016
 
Mayor To Host Event To Welcome City Activist
 
Media are invited to attend a civic reception to be hosted by eThekwini Mayor James Nxumalo in honour of Jan ‘The Walker’ Mabuyakhulu, a well-known gender based violence activist who will be completing the final leg of his journey which ends in eThekwini.
 
The ceremony will take place on Thursday, 12 May 2016 at 2pm at the Chief Albert Luthuli Hall at City Hall.
 
Mabuyakhulu will end his 220 kilometre walk from Mtubatuba to Durban, in the City Centre tomorrow. His walk aims to create awareness of abuse against women and children.
 
Nxumalo said Mabuyakhulu was worthy of a hero’s welcome as his walk, which has drawn widespread attention, was for such a worthy cause.
 
DETAILS OF THE RECEPTION:
Date: 12 May 2016
Time: 2pm-4pm
Venue: Chief Albert Luthuli Hall, City Hall.
ENDS
Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Head of Communications Tozi Mthethwa.
For more information members of the media can contact Thulani Mbatha on 031 311 4820 or email: thulani.mbatha1@durban.gov.za or Princess Nkabane on 031 311 4818 or princess.nkabane@durban.gov.za
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