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COSATU Today | COSATU Press Alerts
COSATU 10th National Congress, 21-24 September 2009, Gallagher Estate, Midrand
15 September 2009
The COSATU 10th National Congress will be covered by the media, as follows:
SABC TV will cover the Monday morning (21 September) opening and Thursday closing sessions live, broadcast its 13h00 news programme from the Congress and produce its Tuesday evening current affairs show in the Congress.
SABC Radio will broadcast its AM Live, Midday Live and PM Live shows from the Congress on all four days.
ETV News Channel (Chanel 403 on DSTV) will provide extended live coverage of the opening, the Secretariat report and the debates that follow.
City Press is to produce a daily Congress Special for the delegates
Independent Newspapers are to produce a special supplement on Monday and a wrap-around The Star on Tuesday.
The COSATU website will be providing live video streaming of the entire congress on www.cosatu.org.za
Well over 200 media people have applied for accreditation, so there is bound to be wide coverage in other newspapers and community and commercial radio stations.
Patrick Craven (National Spokesperson)
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