City of Joburg Speaker, Nonceba Molwele, says the Thabo Mbeki African Presidential Library will contribute to the diversification of the city’s tourism and heritage offerings.

She says the impressive architecture and literature will be a sought-after attraction site.

The library will be the key feature in the city’s new heritage precinct and tourism hub in Riviera, north of Johannesburg.

Molwele says the library will be a place of pride for Africans.

She says such partnerships contribute to the economy.

“As a city that intends to move with a high level of alacrity, we see an opportunity to repositioning the city through practical partnerships like this for optimal economic impact.”

Johannesburg will be home to the Thabo Mbeki African Presidential Library: