Zuma urges youth to emulate class of '76

Christopher Petersen
16 June 2016

As the country commemorates 40 years since thousands of students marched through the
streets of Soweto,Presedint Jacob Zuma will today lay a wreath at the Hector Pieterson Memorial.

The president is expected to address scores of youth at the Orlando Stadium and remember the legacy of the young people of 1976, who fought against the apartheid government.

Zuma has called on young people to emulate the bravery, resilience and discipline displayed by the youth of 1976.

Ahead of today's celebrations, the president has hailed the group which displayed 
incredible courage and determination' to liberate themselves and the country.


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