Many queries about Umvoti’s Heritage Day ‘Fare’

2017-10-04 06:02
Cllr TC Ngubane accompanied by Exco member Cllr TL Gwala and Acting Municipal Manager Mrs TN Ngiba view the work of participating exhibitors from Siyazama Project Primary Co-operative in Ngome.

Cllr TC Ngubane accompanied by Exco member Cllr TL Gwala and Acting Municipal Manager Mrs TN Ngiba view the work of participating exhibitors from Siyazama Project Primary Co-operative in Ngome.

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IN a statement at the Exco meeting last Friday, the mayor, Thami Ngubane, said the objective of Umvoti Heritage Day celebrations was to launch a nation-building platform uniting all sectors of Umvoti in their diversity.


“The mayor, Cllr TC Ngubane expressed his dismay, however, at the lack of partici- pation from certain
cultural groups saying this hindered social cohesion and denied others the opportunity to learn about these cultural groups, which would in turn ensure respect and understanding for various cultures.
“Mayor Cllr TC Ngubane went on to add that Heritage Month was a reminder to all Africans to never forget they are children of the soil and encouraged residents to make an effort to learn about their ancestral roots and pass on that knowledge to the youth to ensure that the flame of each culture is preserved and kept alive.”


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The mayor can only be praised for such a worthwhile commitment to the communities he leads and serves, but at the same time a lot of unanswered queries need to be addressed ...

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