Xenophobia: IIM Africa Suspends 2019 South Africa Annual Convention, Induction


The recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa has led to the Institute of Information Management (IIM Africa), suspension of the 2019 annual convention, induction and investiture earlier scheduled to hold in the country.

The suspension was contained in a statement made available to the media and signed by Merit Emmanuel on behalf the management of IIM Africa.

The statement reads: “The Institute of Information Management (IIM), Africa wishes to inform members and the public earlier invited/registered for the 2019 South Africa Annual Convention, Induction and Investiture, slated for October 18 & 19, 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa, that due to the recent unrest/xenophobic attack in South Africa, the Management after deliberating with various stakeholders has decided to suspend the program till further notice.

“The Management regrets any inconveniences this might have caused, as your safety and well-being remains our priority”.


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