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Celebrating the life of Steve Biko

Celebrating the life of Steve Biko

CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF STEVE BIKO

Durban is getting ready to honour and remember the late freedom fighter and struggle icon Stephen Bantu Biko this week. Two major events will take place on Friday, 23rd September 2011.

The Umtapo Centre, in partnership with the Steve Biko Foundation and the Durban University of Technology (DUT), will be hosting the Biko Seminar titled the Quest for True Humanity at the DUT Hotel School Conference Centre, on Durtban’s Ritson Campus (opposite Curries Fountain). Notable presenters include Prof Neville Alexander, Ms Liepollo Lebohang Pheko and Ms Asha Moodley.

On Friday evening, the Umtapo Centre, together with the DUT, will jointly host the Biko Memorial Lecture and the Annual Steve Biko International Peace Awards banquet at the Blue Waters Hotel. Donato Francisco Mattera will be the keynote speaker the Biko Memorial Lecture. He is a poet, journalist, motivational speaker and a community leader, liberation struggle hero and a member of the African National Congress (ANC).

For more information, please contact:
Ms Arun Naicker
Special Projects Director
Umtapo Centre
TEL: 27.(0)031-309 3350
FAX: 27 (0)031-309 8198
Cell : 082 783 6126
Email: info@umtapocentre.org.za

Steve Biko Seminar & International Peace Award
23rd September 2011
CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF ACTIVISM
1986-2011

“FREE THE MIND FREE THE LAND”