"From Policy to results based implementation", this was this year’s theme of the Africa Public Service day. Africa Public Service day is an annual event that is held around African countries in order to share best practices and challenges that are being met when delivering services. According to the Department of Public Administration in South Africa the fundamental objective of APSD is the provision and delivery of value and quality public service to Africa’s citizens, and due recognition of the working conditions and the quality of officials who devote their lives to diligently serve the various publics.
In Limpopo Province the 23rd of June was celebrated in a very sophisticated manner at University of Limpopo Turf loop campus, various government departments availed themselves for exhibitions and information giving sessions. People from the community of Mankweng in turf loop and surrounding areas were there to also celebrate the day. From Polokwane municipality all councilors were there and Councilor Lois Hardy managed to welcome all people and visitors.
People who attended the celebrations also managed to enjoy themselves by viewing a parliamentary discussion on the parliamentary channel via DSTV. There were also entertainment groups like Tinyungubyiseni Cultural Group and Military Brass band. The premier of Limpopo Sello Moloto was supposed to give a key note address but he did not manage to arrive at the event due to some unknown technical problems.