Teachers and Teacher Assistants;
District Directors and Circuit Managers;
Donors and partners;
Ladies and Gentlemen;
Fellow South Africans
Tomorrow marks the 45th anniversary of the historic June, 16 events popularly known as the Soweto Uprising of 1976, which left scores of young people dead.
As we know, the apartheid regime's notorious police force opened fire using live ammunition on unarmed and defenceless learners.
Two years before, the apartheid government had decreed that certain school subjects in black schools be taught in Afrikaans.