04 October 2017 | Media advisory
Unaccompanied minors, stateless children, harmful traditional practices, corporal punishment in the home, the life and times of OR Tambo are some of the issues South African children will debate during the 7th Children's Parliament in Kimberley this week. The Department of Social Development will, together with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (NMCF) host the annual children's parliament.
Government calls on all sectors of South Africans society to elevate activities in recognition of the values of Oliver Reginald Tambo in celebration of his centenary birth on the 27th of October.
South Africa has declared 2017, “the Year of O.R. Tambo" and unfolding activities in October will serve as a strong reminder to citizens of the legacy O.R. Tambo.