Late businessman and philanthropist Bab’uNdlovu’ remembered

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Dutywa today, October 20 to pay their last respects to late businessman and philanthropist, Mthetheleli Ngumbela, who died in a car accident on the N2 between Butterworth and Idutywa on October 13. Ngumbela (81) had been driving back to Dutywa from his farm in Healdtown when his car collided with a truck about ten kilometres from Dutywa. He has been described as kind, caring, selfless and a champion of community development by several mourners that spoke at his memorial service held at Dutywa Stadium today.…

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EC Human Settlements MEC Nonceba Kontsiwe will hand over houses in Dimbaza

East London – Eastern Cape Human Settlements MEC, Nonceba Kontsiwe, will hand over 50 houses to destitute families in Dimbaza, under Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCMM) on 15 October 2021. The houses are part of the Dimbaza Polar Park Rectification Project which has already completed 50 houses in its first phase. The second phase is currently under construction for the next 50 houses which is set to be complete during this financial year. The elderly, disabled, child-headed households and military veterans are prioritized in this project by providing them with…

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Ulishiyile eli utat’ uNgumbela!

Dutywa – Sibuhlungu ukunazisa ukuba omnye woosomashishini abantsundu abankqenkqeza phambili eMpuma Koloni, utata uMthetheleli Ngumbela, ulishiyile eli emva kokugaxeleka kwingozi yemoto izolo. Usapho likungqinile oku. Iinkcukacha ezithe vetshe zakulandela. UNgumbela nakumazi ngamashishini wakhe kooGcuwa, Dutywa, Monti, Bhofolo, ukukhankanya nje iindawo ezimbalwa… Ebekwanguye nomthandi wezemidlalo, ingakumbi iqakamba nebhola ekhatywayo. Emva kokudinwa kukulinda urhulumente waqala ukuzakhela awakhe amabala ezemidlalo kwiindawo ngeendawo. Kukho nela nala lakhe lase Dutywa ludume ngezaziso zakhe ezithi “Asimanga rhulumente, siyaqhuba” nezinye. Ulishiye eli esakhalela I R11-Million eye yaphela emehlweni emva kokuba kuthiwe uzakulungisa eli Bala lakhe laseDutywa. Thina…

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Andisiwe raise funds for Qakazana Middle School

Mbhashe – An Eerste River woman, who made it to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for her former school, is safely back home. Andisiwe Siwela embarked on the adventure to raise funds for Qakazana Middle School. She said she did the climb to raise funds to get her old school proper toilets and a new fence. However, she said that when she got to Tanzania, things changed from the altitude which made things difficult for her at the beginning of her summit. “I got sick, I started…

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Ndize ngenyawo eDutywa ndisuka eRhawutini

Dutywa – Indoda elitsha ntliziyo ethe yahamba intsuku ezingamshumi amabini ubusuku nemini.Le ndoda isuke eWits yaza eDutywa ngenyawo.Isuke nge 30 kulenyanga siyishiyayo yazogaleleka ngentseni yanamhlanje. UThami Manganya noyinzalelwane yase Dutywa.Uthathe uhambo lentsuku ngelokuba abatyali zimali banikele ngemali Wenze olohambo ukuba ubani nobani anikele ngemali ukuze enze imali engange R1.28 Million ezonikelwa kwabo basweleyo.Le mali iya kweze mfundo nezemidlalo kwiphondo laseMpuma Koloni. Lemali kwezeMfundo izakuthenga 50 Computers kwizikolo ezilishumi(10) 500 Calculators 500 School bags 250 Pair of shoes 1000 sanitary towels(girls) Data and application fees to Matriculants Ezemidlalo kunikelwe ngeR200 000…

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President announces 27 October 2021 as date of elections

WEDNESDAY 21 APRIL 2021 President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced Wednesday, 27 October 2021, as the date on which local government elections will take place. This will be the sixth time under South Africa’s democratic dispensation that voters will elect leadership and public representatives at metropolitan, district and local level. The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will follow the necessary legal process to proclaim the date and undertake other requirements. The President urges eligible – and especially first-time voters – to ensure they are registered to participate in the…

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