NATIONAL YOUTH DAY CELEBRATION AT OLD PETER MOKABA STADIUM

Dressed in a school uniform that represents the youth of 1976, the Executive Mayor, Cllr Mamedupi Teffo was attending the National Youth day celebration at Old Peter Mokaba Stadium which was hosted by Limpopo Province.
She was accompanying the Deputy President of South Africa, Honorable Paul Mashatile, newly appointed Limpopo Premier, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, MEC of DSAC, Mme Nakedi Sibanda-Kekana, newly elected Limpopo Speaker Mme Makoma Makhurupetja, minister of Justice Mr Ronald Lamola and other dignitaries.
Youth Day celebrates the contribution that young people made to the struggle for freedom in South Africa. On June 16, 1976, schoolchildren marched in a protest that began the Soweto Uprising. The uprising was a major event in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Youth Day is also known as Soweto Day.

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