9th Annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture

08 September 2008

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Town, Dr Max Price, in association with the Chief Executive Officer of the Steve Biko Foundation, Mr Nkosinathi Biko, invites members of the public to attend the 9th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture.

Guest Speaker: Mr Trevor Manuel, Minister of Finance of the Republic of South Africa.

Minister Manuel is one of the longest-serving Finance Ministers in the world. His decades-long public service contribution began in the 70s with his involvement in student and community organisations. Following the un-banning of the African National Congress he was elected to the National Executive Committee of the ANC, where he headed the Department of Economic Planning. His contribution to the public service has earned him numerous honorary doctorates and awards, including the Woodrow Wilson award for Public Service. Minister Manuel is also the first Chancellor of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

Date: Thursday, 11 September 2008
Venue: Jameson Hall, Upper Campus, UCT
Time: 18h00. Doors open at 17h00
RSVP: Should you be interested in attending this lecture, please reply by no later than Monday 8 September to:
Tel: 021 650 5160
Email: Olivia Barrow
Please note: Seating will NOT be reserved and will strictly be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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