Mcebisi Jonas to speak at Anti-Racism Week 2018 launch


The Anti-Racism Network South Africa (ARNSA) will tomorrow, 06 March 2018, launch Anti-Racism Week 2018 where former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas will deliver the keynote address.

The theme, #RootOutRacism will be unveiled, as well as the toolkit and list of events taking place from March 14-21.

Members of the media are invited to attend as follows:

Date: Tuesday, 06 March 2018

Time: 11:00 AM

Venue: Apartheid Museum, Northern Parkway and Gold Reef Rd, Johannesburg. 

Anti-Racism Week 2018 patrons include:

  • Federation of Trade Unions General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, 
  • Education expert Professor Mary Matcalfe, 
  • Regional Advocacy Officer for Southern and Eastern Africa at the SRHR Africa Trust, Dr. Shakira Choonara, 
  • Student activist Fasiha Hassan, 
  • CEO of Business Leadership South Africa Bonang Mohale, 
  • Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi, 
  • Activist Sheila Sisulu, 
  • Political commentator and author Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh, 
  • Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, 
  • Former Robben Island prisoner Khehla Shubane, 
  • Governance specialist and columnist Judith February, 
  • Section 27 Director Mark Heywood, 
  • Nelson Mandela Foundation Chairperson Professor Njabulo Ndebele, 
  • Climate activist Catherine Constantinides, 
  • Activist Stephanie Kemp, 
  • South African 5000 national athletic title holder Thabang Mosiako, 
  • Chairperson and founder of the Albinism Society of SA Nomasonto Mazibuko, 
  • Gauteng MEC for Finance Barbara Creecy, 
  • Actor Ashish Gangapersad, 
  • Singer and songwriter Danny K, 
  • SACP first General-Secretary Solly Mapaila, 
  • Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom, 
  • Student activist Zulaikha Patel, 
  • Actor Sello Maake ka Ncube,
  • Student activist Shaeera Kalla,
  • Former Wits SRC president Nompendulo Mkhatshwa, 
  • Foundation for Human Rights Programme Manager Sarah Motha.