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Justice Department to embark on Constitutional Awareness Programme in North West

24 April 2017

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) will embark on constitutional education session with secondary school students in North West on Wednesday, 26 April 2017. The session forms part of the Freedom Month commemoration activities coordinated under the theme: “Celebrating our Constitutional Democracy”.  

Approximately 150 High School learners from Jouberton, Kanana, Khuma, Tlokwe and Potchefstroom areas will deliberate among others the values of human rights as enshrined in the Constitution as well as Children’s Court and Sexual Offences. The formal programme will be preceded by a tour of the Potchefstroom Correctional Centre.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Prison tour
Date:            26 April 2017
Venue:           Correctional Centre, corner Schoemansdrift and Vyshoek Road, Potchefstroom
Time:            09h00 – 10h30

Learner dialogue
Venue:            Alex Holm Hall College of Agriculture, 114 Chris Hani Avenue, Potchefstroom, North West
Time:                           10h30

For media confirmations contact: SollyKganyago on 012 315 1298 / 083 499 8243 or   

Issued by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

Mthunzi Mhaga
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services