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14.06.2012 South Africa

World Refugee Day in South Africa

By UNITED NATIONS
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PRETORIA, South-Africa, June 14, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The United Nations General Assembly declared 20 June as the World Refugee Day in 2000. Every year, events are held all over the world to commemorate refugees and celebrate their courage. In South Africa, the main World Refugee Day event will be held in Soweto. The theme for this year is One Family Torn Apart War is Too Many and We are all different, we are all equal. Ubuntu has no borders!

WORLD REFUGEE DAY COMMEMORATION

Venue: Orlando Communal Hall, 129 Adam Street, Orlando East,Soweto, Johannesburg

Date: Wednesday 20 June 2012

Time: 09:30 - 13:00

GUEST SPEAKERS/FEATURED PERFORMERS

Ms. Fatima Chohan, Deputy Minister, Department of Home Affairs

Mr. Sanda Kimbimbi - Regional Representative UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Ms. Antoinette Sithole - Hector Pieterson Museum (sister of Hector Pieterson)

Soweto Gospel Choir MC: Ms. Xolelwa Majeke

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