Members of the media are hereby advised that the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) will NO longer hold its Special National Congress as from the 13-16 December 2013, as was previously communicated.
In respect of the 10 day national period of mourning, and eventual burial of President Nelson Mandela, on Sunday 15 December 2913, as was declared by President of the ANC and Republic comrade Jacob Zuma, we have rescheduled our Special National Congress, as indicated below:
The news dates are as follows:
DATE: 17 – 20 December 2013
VENUE: Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre, View Point Rd, Boksburg, Gauteng
All bona fide journalists that had previously applied for accreditation to cover and report on the Special National Congress remain accredited. A special arrangement remains available for those wishing to apply. They can apply via online: http://www.numsa.org.za/media-registration/