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Summit to be held following The Spear saga

Jun 7, 2012 | Sapa |   73 comments

A NATIONAL summit to enhance social cohesion, referred to by President Jacob Zuma in Parliament, will be held in Soweto, the Department of Arts and Culture said

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile said political parties, representatives of civil society, business leaders and government representatives had been invited to attend the summit.

The summit will be held under the theme "Creating a caring and proud society".

Zuma announced the need for the social cohesion summit last month following the storm of controversy caused by Brett Murray's painting The Spear, which depicted Zuma with his genitals exposed.

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