The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

Maidens from different districts of the Eastern Cape Province More »

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

Left is Mamokgethi Mohapi age 22 speaking on behalf of the maidens with Nongenile Nyoka (Veteran virginity tester) More »

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

Young virgins fearlessly dressed in traditional iinkciyo attires in celebration of the old Xhosa ritual called Inkciyo More »

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

From the left :Chief Nonkonyane (Chairperson of ECHOTL), Chief Buyanda Mathanzima and Chief Ntandoyezwe Ndamase More »

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

Left is Cllr Zoleka Capa (Portfolio Committee on Social Development ) and Nongenile Nyoka (Veteran virginity tester) More »

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

The Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders revives an old Ritual Inkciyo

Maidens showcasing their practices singing traditional music, drama performances and dances More »

 

MEC NQATHA KICKSTARTS WINTER INITIATION SEASON 2019 IN ALFRED NZO DISTRICT

COGTA MEC Xolile Nqatha in conjunction with the Chairperson of the Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders (ECHTL) Nkosi Mwelo Nonkonyana, will host a media launch to reflect on the state of readiness for the winter traditional initiation season.  The media launch will also witness various key stakeholders making commitments of support during the winter initiation season.          

ILLEGAL INGCIBI REMANDED IN CUSTODY

A 30-year-old ingcibi from Scenery Park Thobani Gonyela yesterday appeared in the East London Magistrate Court for illegally circumcising an underage boy.

His case has set for bail hearing on 14 June 2019.The accused is remanded in custody until his next court appearance.

The accused was arrested for circumcising four under age boys in Scenery Park.

PROVINCIAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT CENTRE POLICIES FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS

The Provincial Disaster Management Centre has finalised the review of the Policy Framework and would like to publish the attached policies for public comments.

All interested persons, organisations and institutions are invited to comment on the Provincial Disaster Risk Management Policy Framework and supporting Disaster Response Policies in writing and to direct their comments to the Head of the Department, Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Private Bag X 0035, Civic Square, Bisho, 5605 for the attention of Ms. G Gumbi-Masilela, fax no (040) 635 1161; email: Mandisa.nohashe@eccogta.gov.za or hand deliver to Tyamzashe Building, Civic Square, Bisho.

Kindly provide the name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address of the person/organisation/institution submitting the comments.