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Lighting of Christmas lights

X-mas tree lighting Mbhashe local municipality

 

The Executive Mayor of Mbhashe local municipality, Samkelo Janda will be illuminating Christmas lights on the 13 December 2017 at 19:00.

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Elderly woman gets a new house . 

House handover to an elderly woman.

 

The Executive Mayor of Mbhashe local municipality will officially hand over a house to an elderly woman aged 89 on Friday the 15 December 2017 at Ngxakaxha Location .This  initiative was subsequent to findings that depicted gogo Ntombentsha Beatrice Pama as a person living below the bread line .It was after this discovery that the Executive Mayor ,Samkelo Janda led a process to construct a brick and mortar  house for her.

This initiative seeks to increase service delivery footprint and to further improve the lives of underprivileged constituents of the municipality.

 

 

 

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Youth Month

Youth Month 2017

1 to 30 June

Theme: “The year of OR Tambo: Advancing Youth Economic Empowerment”

June is celebrated as the Youth Month in South Africa, with a specific focus on the 16 June, which is also known as ‘Youth Day’. Youth Month pays tribute to the school pupils who lost their lives during the 16 June 1976 uprising in Soweto.

This year marks the 41st anniversary of the Soweto uprisings.

On 16 June 1976, more than 15 000 students gathered at Orlando West Secondary School with the intention of participating in a peaceful march to the nearby Orlando Stadium.

The demonstration had been planned in protest against the use of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction at schools.

However, the police and armed forces responded to the protest violently and the first fatality of the day was Hector Pieterson, a 12 year old pupil who was shot by the police. It is believed that 175 others were also killed that day.

This violent backlash to what was meant to be a peaceful march caught the attention of the international community. After this event, many countries imposed sanctions on South Africa in an attempt to force the apartheid government to ease its repressive rule.

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