Chief plans to preserve dignity of graveyard

2017-11-01 06:01
Community and family members at the cemetery on the Humansrus Farm.Photo: Supplied

Community and family members at the cemetery on the Humansrus Farm.Photo: Supplied

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A local chief and traditional healer from Groenwater, Joseph Morotobolo, has rolled out an ambitious plan to preserve the dignity of a graveyard located on the premises of the Lesedi Solar Farm.

The Groenwater Settlement is situated 20 km from Postmasburg and falls within the Tsantsabane Local Municipality, which borders on the Kgatelopele Local Municipality.

The project has two major objectives, namely the planting of trees to beautify the cemetery, as well as the the erection of tombstones to mark the graves.

This action follows the successful land restitution claims through which Groenwater residents were returned to their ancestral land.

On Tuesday, 24 October, a group of concerned families and community leaders paid a preliminary visit to the enclaved gravesite on the Humansrus Farm in an effort to kickstart the process towards the tree-planting ceremony.

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