Sep 2016 - 2nd edition

Remembering the life of Samora Machel

Written by Albert Pule
In celebration of the relationship between South Africa and Mozambique the two countries will mark the 30th anniversary of the death of former Mozambican President Samora Machel.

On the day, the two countries will pay tribute to all the heroes and heroines who died in a mysterious aircraft accident and remember their contribution to South Africa’s struggle for freedom.

The event will be held at the crash site in Mbuzini, Mpumalanga on 19 October 2016.

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi are expected to address the event and lay wreaths at the site.

Government officials from both Mozambique and South Africa are expected to attend the ceremony.

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