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 »

 

MEDIA STATEMENT 23 APRIL 2019 RELIEF FOR FLOOD VICTIMS UNDERWAY IN OR TAMBO

Relief efforts are underway for flood victims in Port St Johns (PSJ) and King Sabatha Dalindyebo (KSD) Local Municipalities flowing from the heavy rains that has been raining from last Sunday. There are neither injuries nor deaths that have been reported thus far.

COGTA MEC Fikile Xasa said in PSJ approximately 328 people have been affected and they have since been accommodated to the town’s community hall. Hundred (100) houses have been affected by the heavy down pours in the area.

He added that in KSD, the Phola Park area houses under water and the Ncise bridge have also been waterlogged. Slovo Park is also showing signs of flooding.

“We appreciate relief support from various stakeholders including the business sector Boxer, Pick and Save. Al Imdaad Foundation, which is a non-governmental organisation is also on site providing then much needed support. We encourage communities residing in low lying areas including those next to the river banks to seek alternative accommodation as a preventative measure,” said MEC Xasa.

MEC XASA HOSTS END OF TERM STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT SESSION

Poster Stakeholder engagement Pic 2

MEDIA ALERT 08 MARCH 2019 MEC XASA HOSTS END OF TERM STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT SESSION

Cogta MEC Fikile Xasa in partnership with The Herald newspaper will be hosting an end of term stakeholder engagement session on 12 March 2019 at Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality. The session is meant to share highlights and set backs of his department from as the end of the political term of the current administration is fast approaching.

This will be an interactive session wherein invited guests will also be at liberty to make constructive observations on the performance of CoGTA in various fronts with a view to empower the department going forward.

MEC Xasa said the session is in line with Pillar 1 of the Back to Basics programme, which encourages government to Put People and their Concerns First.

He added that the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa all spheres of government and all organs of state to “secure the well-being of the people of the Republic.”