truBreakfast: Cleansing ceremony on 26th Anniversary of the Bhisho Massacre
trufm interviewed Mr Andile Nduna, Spokesperson of the Department of Sport, Arts & Recreation on truBreakfast about the Eastern Cape Government’s cleansing ceremony that will be held to commemorate the 26th Anniversary of Bhisho Massacre in Good News Christian Church, King Williams Town on Friday, 07 September 2018. The commemoration will assist to educate the nation about the importance of preserving social memory, strengthen and deepen democracy and promote social justice for the victims both living and the departed. There will also be a cleansing ceremony for those people who lost their lives and their blood shed on that fateful day. The Bhisho massacre occurred on 7 September 1992, where about 80 000 protesters gathered outside Bhisho signaling the opposition to Oupa Gqozo’s rule. The meeting was led by senior African National Congress (ANC) leaders including South African Communist Party Secretary General Chris Hani, Cyril Ramaphosa, Steve Tshwete and Ronnie Kasrils.