SADTU to host SATO games

24 August 2015

The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) will host close to a thousand teachers from the SADC region, to participate in the 4th Southern African Teachers’ Organisation (SATO) Games to be held in Durban.

As sport is the most effective unifier of people irrespective of race, colour or creed, the SATO Games provide the educators from different teachers’ unions in the region with an opportunity to gather and celebrate their profession.

SATO member unions include Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (ZIMTA), Zambia’s National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) Namibia National Teachers’ Union (NANTU), Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT), Lesotho Association of Teachers (LAT), Botswana Teachers’ Union (BTU), Tanzania Teachers’ Union (TTU), South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) and the teacher unions in Mauritius, Angola and Mozambique.

This three day event will see members of these unions competing in soccer, netball, volleyball, table tennis, lawn tennis, basket ball, darts and athletics.

The details of the event are as follows:

DATE : Friday, 28 August 2015
EVENT: A welcome parade from the King Dinizulu Park down Dr Pixley Ka-Seme Road to the Durban City Hall.
TIME: 9am – 12pm.

DATE: Saturday and Sunday, 29 – 30 August 2015
EVENT: Games at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard College and Westville Campuses), Durban.
TIMES: 9am – 5pm

All media are invited to attend and cover the events.


Contact: Media Officer, Nomusa Cembi: 082 719 5157