Cynthia Mokitimi

Consume with care

International Environmental Week is celebrated annually during the first week of June and this year’s theme was “Seven billion dreams, one planet, consume with care”. Nkonkobe Municipality joined in on the celebrations when it hosted the Amathole District municipality environmental week celebrations on the 4 – 5 June 2015 at the Great Fish Game reserve and Sheshegu location respectively.

 

UP CLOSE WITH KC

The 27 March 2015 was the last day of Khanyile Christian Maneli serving as a municipal manager (MM) of Nkonkobe municipality. We spoke to him about his time at Nkonkobe and the progress made by the municipality since his first day at the helm as MM.

Ungathi ngubani uKhanyile Christian Maneli?

Ntsangani – ‘Wards are where sporting champions are born’

The Nkonkobe Ward Championships Group Stages took place on  21 March 2015 at the University of Fort Hare Sports Grounds were teams who won in the different clusters  battled it out for a place in the semi - finals of the tournament.

Nkonkobe recognizes local heroes

The 5th December 2014 is a day to remember for all recipients of awards during the Nkonkobe Community Builder of the Year Awards Ceremony held at the Alice Happy Rest Hall. This day was made extra special by the recognition given to two Springbok players: Ayanda Kahla - National Ladies Cricket Player and Nolusindiso Booi - National Ladies Rugby Player who originate from Nkonkobe.

Beauty, brains and all …

The glitz and glamour of Hollywood was at the Middledrift Multi-Purpose Centre when Nkonkobe Municipality held its annual Miss Nkonkobe Beauty Pageant 2014/15 on the 6th December 2014. The choreography, entertainment and stage presence of the contestants were all of the things seen on major pageants and television.

A GIFT TO THE DESTITUTE

08 July 2014 - Celebrating both the month of moral regeneration and Mandela Month, the Amathole Moral Regeneration Movement distributed groceries and winter blankets to two needy homes in Ward 13.
Reverend T Makaluza went through the establishment of the MRM which was a vision taken from the late former president Nelson Mandela in 1996 - where, when making his state of the nation address, said: “We need to have an RDP of the soul”. This led to the formation of the MRM looking at the morals and values (of ubuntu) of communities and re-instilling them back.

PURSUING QUALITY EDUCATION BY SPONSORING UNIFORMS

Uniforms, shoes, shirts and sizes were the talk of the day on the 8 April 2014 at the Alice Town Hall when the Mayor Cllr AW Ntsangani gave 48 needy scholar full school uniform sets. Each ward identified two scholars with the assistance of Ward Councillors and school principals to benefit from this initiative.

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