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Minister Brown to handover bursaries in Mkhuhlu

MINISTRY

PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

To:  All Media

Date: 22 February 2017

Embargo: Immediate release

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

MINISTER LYNNE BROWN TO HAND OVER BURSARIES AND TWO MOBILE LIBRARIES TO LEARNERS IN MKHUHLU  

 

The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, will on Monday 27 March bring joy to the learners of Mkhuhlu, when she hands over bursaries and learnerships to deserving students to further their studies to tertiary institutions.

 

The Minister will also hand over 2 mobile libraries each to five identified schools in the Mkhuhlu community, which will give learners access to a wide range of reading material.

 

The bursaries and libraries are part of the Government's NDP 2030 Back-to-School Week.

 

At the beginning of every year State-Owned Companies (SOCs) reporting to Minister Brown inject resources to assist students from underprivileged communities

 

Eskom will award 10 deserving learners with bursaries to study Medicine and Engineering at Medunsa, UP, Wits, DUT and TUT respectively. Transnet has identified 20 learners to enroll in a cadet programme in preparation for careers as engineers.

 

A career expo by SOCs on the day is also intended to guide learners to make informed career decisions, especially when choosing courses to study after matric. 

 

Details of the events are as follows: 

Venue:   Mkhuhlu Stadium;

Date:      Monday, 27 February 2017                        

Time:     10h00 to 13h00

 

For RSVP contact Sizwe Hlatshwayo sizwe.hlatshwayo@dpe.gov.za  or 082 363 8885.

For media enquiries contact, Mr Colin Cruywagen on colin.cruywagen@dpe.gov.za  or 082 377 9916.

​Issued by: The Ministry of Public Enterprises

22 February 2017

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