South Africa: Presidential Inauguration to Take Place On 9 May
27 April 2009
Pretoria — South Africa’s fourth democratically elected President will be inaugurated during a ceremony at the Union Buildings on 9 May 2009.
Tens of thousands of people are also expected to crowd into the grounds of the Union Buildings lawns to witness the ceremony, organisers have also placed 100 big television screens with live up-links across the country for those who cannot attend.
The ceremony is expected to be attended by the Heads of State from all corners of the world, premiers and royalty and representatives from international organisations such as the United Nations, the African Union, the Southern Africa Development Community and others.
The theme for the event is: ‘”Together, celebrating a vibrant democracy and building a better life for all”.
Ahead of the inauguration, the National Assembly will have its first sitting on [continue reading]