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15 December 2013

14 December 2013

Nelson Mandela family statements

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Media code of conduct for the state funeral [PDF]

Guidelines for international media on importation and declaration of equipment for news reporting

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Tribute to Nelson Mandela [PDF]

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Media accreditation

All members of the media who wish to cover the official State Funeral events will have to be accredited. The media accreditation takes place at NASREC, Johannesburg, through Gates 7 / 8 / 9, Hall 8.

Live accreditation (All media practitioners will have to physically present themselves to the accreditation centre with their identity documents or passports and press cards).

Members of the media in the Eastern Cape who have not been accredited at the Nasrec Expo Centre should do so at Zamakulungisa Technical College campus at Walter Sisulu University.


Who to contact at the GCIS

Ms Phumla Williams (Cabinet and Government Spokesperson)
Cell: 083 501-0139, or

Ms Nebo Legoabe (Media Relations)
Cell: 082453-2874, or

Ms Neo Momodu (Media Relations)
Cell: 079 462-5081

Mr Harold Maloka  (Content Processing and Dissemination)
Cell: 082 847 9799, or

Mr Donald Liphoko (Advertising and Media Buying)
Cell: 082 901-0766, or

Information Centre (general enquiries)
Tel: 012 473 0114

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