A new Mandela multi-purpose exhibition centre has been officially opened at The Nelson Mandela Capture Site Precinct in KwaZulu Natal.

Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, joined KZN Premier, Sihle Zikalala, for the opening of the centre today (February 11 ), the 30th anniversary of former President Nelson Mandela's release from prison.

The Department of Tourism has invested in the phased upgrading of the Capture Site to cover the construction of the driveway, parking, landscaping, fencing and entrance gate.