National Women's Day, Liberation Heritage and Tourism Month Celebration

 

Ambassador Noluthando Mayende-Sibiya hosted a National Women’s Day in the context of Liberation Heritage and Tourism Month in honour of the late Mama Albertina Sisulu held on 27 September 2011 in Cairo. The event was attended by African diplomatic corps, women Heads of Mission, representatives from the Foreign Ministry, Egyptian civil society and women associations, tour operators and media.

 

Ambassador Mayende-Sibiya’s keynote address focused on the role of the late Mama Sisulu played in the emancipation of women in South Africa. Speech of Dr Amany Asfour, President of the Egyptian Businesswomen Association, focused on working together to enhance women’s opportunities to economic empowerment. Ambassador Wael Nasr delivered a message of support on behalf of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.

 

The guests were entertained by a showcase of South African traditional costumes and dance.

 

Amb. Mayende-Sibiya interviewed by the Egyptian Satellite Channel, Here’s Africa Program.
Ms Selly Ramokgopa receives Amb. R. Swaminathan of India
Ms Selly Ramokgopa receives Amb. Stephanie Shwabsky of Australia
Ms Selly Ramokgopa receives Amb. Baba Gana Wakil of Nigeria
Amb. Wael Nasr delivers a speech on behalf of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry
Amb. Mayende-Sibiya delivers the keynote speech
Amb. Mayende-Sibiya , Dr. Peter Malepe, Dr Amany Asfour, Chairman of the Egyptian Businesswomen Association and Amb Wael Nasr of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.
Amb. Mayende-Sibiya with South African and Zimbabwean nationals modeling South African traditional costumes.
Amb. Mayende-Sibiya with African Heads of Mission
South African and Zimbabwean citizens in Cairo entertaining the guests
Amb. Mayende-Sibiya with Mission staff
   
 

 

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