Media accreditation notice for Nelson Mandela State Funeral


Following President Jacob Zuma’s official announcement of the passing away of former President Nelson Mandela, the Government of the Republic of South Africa would like to announce the following media arrangements.

Members of the media are advised that the accreditation process will take place at the official accreditation centre at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in Auckland Park, Johannesburg.

Applicants are advised of the following requirements;
• South African Identity Document or Passport
• Press Card
• A signed Letter from the Media House with names and Identity Document/ Passport Numbers

Accreditation will take place at the following address:

Date: 6 December 2013
Time: 07h00 CAT
Venue: Studio 7, Television Centre, Henley Road, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

The South African Government has also created a dedicated website where all announcements and information will be uploaded:

The South African Government will make further announcements on the arrangements as soon as they are available.

Enquiries: Phumla Williams, Acting Government Spokesperson on +27835010139

Accreditation Enquiries: Bongiwe Gambu on +27827149463


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