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Freedom Day in celebrated Montevideo, Uruguay

On 27 April, Freedom Day is celebrated in South Africa commemorating the first democratic and universal elections, which gave African citizens the right to vote and represents the end of apartheid.

Nelson Mandela was elected as the first African President of the country and assumed duties on 10 May 1994.

The South African Embassy in Uruguay celebrated the National Day by offering a reception at the Cottage Hotel, attended by friends and members of the Diplomatic Corps.

The Uruguayan and South African flags flanked the entrance where Ms Ellen Hajie, Head of Mission; Mrs Sonica van Rooyen, Defence Attaché; and Mr Aaron Kondowe-Themba, First Secretary, welcomed each and every guest who arrived to celebrate one of the historic milestones of the 20th Century.


Ms Ellen M Hajie, Head of Mission; Captain Sonica van Rooyen, Defence Attaché

 

 

Mrs Marianne Birkholtz, wife of Uruguayan Foreign Minister; Dr Luis Almagro, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Ms Ellen M Hajie, Head of Mission; Ms Lerato Hajie; Mr Lebogang Mamabolo

 

 

Mr Gastón Gauvin, spouse of Canadian Ambassador; Ms Ellen M Hajie, Head of Mission; Captain Sonica van Rooyen, Defence Attaché; Canadian Ambassador Mrs Claire Poulin; Mr Aaron Themba, Corporate Services Manager; Dr Roberto Canessa.

 

Mrs Helene Barnard, Uruguayan American School; Ms Ellen M Hajie, Head of Mission; Captain Sonica van Rooyen, Defence Attaché; Mr Antonio Soler; Mrs Wilma Geldenhuys, Uruguayan American School; Mr Aaron Themba, Corporate Services Manager.

 

US Ambassador, Mrs Julissa Reynoso; Mrs Beatriz Santos, Afro Descendants’ Right Dept, Municipality of Montevideo.

Mrs Alicia Taboada, wife of President of CCUA; Ms Ellen M Hajie, Head of Mission; Captain Sonica van Rooyen, Defence Attaché; Mr Luis Taboada, President of the Uruguayan-African Chamber of Commerce (CCUA); Mr Aaron Themba, Corporate Services Manager; Ambassador Fernando López Fabregat, Director General for International Economic Affairs of the Foreign Ministry.

 

Ms Ellen M Hajie, Head of Mission; Captain Sonica van Rooyen, Defence Attaché; Egyptian Ambassador Mr Sami Salem; Mr Aaron Themba, Corporate Services Manager

Mrs Blanca Lemos; Ms Alejandrina Da Luz, Advisor, Dept of Afro Descendant Women, Ministry of Social Development; Ms Ellen M Hajie, Head of Mission; Captain Sonica van Rooyen, Defence Attaché; Dr Alicia Esquivel, Director, Dept of Afro Descendant Women, Ministry of Social Development; Mr Aaron Themba, Corporate Services Manager.

 

SA Embassy Montevideo, Uruguay

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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January/February 2020

 
 
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