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The Rep 6 April 2018

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10 Tel: (045) 839-4040 Emergency: (A/H) 083-272-0955 ° Editorial: sonjar@tisoblackstar.co.za - advertising: charodinev@tisoblackstar.co.za THE REPRESENTATIVE 6 April 2018 We All Matter gives to street kids SIMTEMBILE MGIDI SILWANA ZeNoyise's non-profit organisation may not be fully registered, but the heart of the organisation We All Matter (WEM) is quickly registering in the hearts of the street children in Komani. WEM members recently spent time with street children at the Memorial Gardens. Their programme started in February and they feed the children at least twice a week. ZeNoyise said, “The aim is to encourage the children to move into foster homes, because in as much as we love them and give them food, we do not want them to remain on the streets. We encourage them to remember that they have the right to proper housing and access to education.” ZeNoyise works with four other women – Arabela Seemane, Bongekile Vukuthu, Vuyiseka Ntseke and Zimkitha Kulati – who try to show the children the dangers of being on the streets and the benefits of living differently. A venue to meet with the children was proving to be problematic while the women were funding the children’s food out of their own pockets. “These children are human beings just like all of us. They have potential. For instance, one of them told us they enjoy dancing. Such a talent can change a life. The problem is they feel neglected by the community and they see themselves as not being worthy of a better life,” ZeNoyise said. She said one of the children had refused to eat because he wanted to keep the food for his older brother. She said the children needed love and suppor t to change their lives. Helping street children is a sensitive topic for ZeNoyise as she grew up with her mother and they were surrounded by gangs, prostitutes and former prisoners. Although she never lived in MAKING A DIFFERENCE: The non-profit organisation We All Matter is giving hope to the street children in Komani the streets, there were times she had thought of running away from home. “My childhood was not an easy experience. Most people would battle to survive such a life, but because of two people – my mom and my late stepdad – I grew up and survived. “This is why I have faith that among these children there are doctors, entrepreneurs, social workers... they just need someone to look up to to gain courage and hope, just like I did.” ZeNoyise is a fourth-year student at Walter Sisulu University and the first member of her family to go to university. She asked people to treat the children as human beings and asked people to buy them bread instead of giving them money. “One of the children said it hurts to ask for money for bread and have people pretend they did not hear them. People should rather respond with an answer like 'I do not have money today but maybe tomorrow'. Buy bread for them, because they might buy drugs if they are given m o n e y, ” ZeNoyise said. According to ZeNoyise, they would appreciate financial support and more volunteers to help with their outreaches and a place to meet with the children. She can be contacted on 0 6 5 - 8 51 - 2 8 1 6 . Ilinge man still waiting for RDP house ABONGILE SOLUNDWANA AN Ilinge man says he is tired of waiting for his RDP house to be built. Nkululeko Ngcithani lives in a shack in Zwide after his former RDP house was demolished in 2015 by the department of human settlements, along with other old houses in the area. “The house had a number of cracks and was falling apart and one of the walls had crumbled. My father had built it after returning from prison on Robben Island.” He said before the house was demolished three people from the department had visited the site and approved the reconstruction of the house. To Ngcithani’s shock, however, the project contractor refused to rebuild the house as the house number was not found in the database. “I was surprised to see the houses around me being built while mine was not. If I did not qualify to get a RDP house, then where did the construction company get the permission to demolish it?” Ngcithani said he had SUDOKU NUMBER 17 - Medium ANSWER NR 16 Name: SEND in a completed Sudoku #18 for a chance to win one of five ‘t wo coffees with mu f f i n s ’ from Sasol at 2 Cathcart Road. Drop off the solution b e fo r e 10am on Tuesday, April 10, at The Rep offices, 24 Prince Alfred Street, or scan and send to s o n j a r @ t i s o b l a c k s t a r. c o . z a . Please visit the Rep offices with a copy of your id. Last week’s winners were Nolan Ihlenfeldt, Lee-Anne Malan, Annette Holtzhausen, Zoliswa Poswa and Deidre Daubermann. ............................................................... Phone: erected a zinc shack, thinking it was a temporary measure, but he had now been living in it for three years. “My bed gets wet from the rain and my furniture has been destroyed. This is not a good environment for my health,” he said, calling for temporary accommodation to be provided. Community liaison officer of the project Kaya Matiso said the house number had not been recorded in the human settlements department database. As soon as this was corrected, the contractor would start work on the house. ............................................................... Fuma at the Young leaders conference ABONGILE SOLUNDWANA KOMANI entrepreneur Masonwabe Fuma will take part in the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) which is due to start on Monday. YALI will hold the programme in partnership with the Mandela Washington Fellowship in an effort to invest in young leaders from across the continent at the graduate school of business leadership in Unisa at Midrand. Fuma said he was selected to join the group as he had been the former president of Enactus at the University of Johannesburg. His involvement in youth economic development and in the Women in Manufacturing co-operative project all counted in his favour and led to his selection. “The second phase of the selection process involved a ten minute telephonic interview. I will be joined by other young leaders from across the continent in the four week programme.” Fuma said the programme aimed to develop the skills of young leaders around socio economic issues that were Work starts on fireworks petition CHUX FOURIE A GROUP of animal-lovers, The Guardians, in conjunction with the Queenstown Veterinary Clinic are busy drawing up a petition against the sale and discharge of fireworks in the area. In December last year, the media reported that the SPCA was petitioning government to put an end to the use of fireworks in South Africa. The Rep reported (“Appeal for fireworks ban“ March 2) at the start of the drive of The Guardians to stop the use of fireworks. Spokesman Adele Reynders said many animals, especially dogs, were injured and even killed when the loud noises caused by fireworks caused them to panic. “Dogs have hearing that is affecting Africans. Training would include business entrepreneurship, public management and civic leadership. He is involved in the Women in Manufacturing Project which involves 16 co-operatives in Gauteng. He said a strong co-operative movement had the ability to revitalise townships and indust ries. “A powerful co-operative has a seat on how to redistribute the economy in South Africa and to revitalise townships and indust ries. “This is the direction the country is moving towards. Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) is no longer relevant for a regular person, but only for those who are politically connected. “We want to push co-operatives to the forefront. We train the women in needs analysis by equipping them with the skills they need to run the c o - o p e r at i v e s . “We then write action research papers to gather information with the aim of influencing policy at a later stage by presenting it to many times more sensitive than that of humans and they become so frightened that they run wildly into traffic or become entangled in wire or metal fencing, often resulting in serious injuries or even death,” she said. Therefore, they have drawn up a petition which they are asking residents to sign and which they will take to the Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality municipal manager Chris Magwangqana to support their appeal. “The sale of fireworks is, by law, supposed to be restricted to licensed shops only, but people have ignored this law for years,” Reynders said, adding, “Pe o p l e openly walk in the streets selling fireworks and nothing is done about it. “The law also stipulates that fireworks may not be discharged in residential areas.” The Queenstown Power and MASONWABE FUMA parliament.” He said he looked forward to meeting like-minded young African leaders at the event, people who were active in changing lives on the continent. They would also discuss ways on how to move the country fo r wa r d . Yacht Club has, for a number of years, hosted evenings on November 5 and December 31 when people who wish to discharge fireworks may go out to the Bonkolo Dam. “We appeal to the police to apply the law. They should make it known that the unlicensed sale and discharge of fireworks is not allowed and, if necessary to fine them and confiscate the items.” Petition forms are available at The Rep office, MX Print, the Queenstown Veterinary Clinic and All Wood and people who wish to support this cause are asked to sign a form at any of those places. Those who cannot get to those venues may add their support via e-mail to coetzeradele@yahoo.com or on 084-409-3529.

THE REPRESENTATIVE 6 April 2018 Tel: (045) 839-4040 Emergency: (A/H) 083-272-0955 ° Editorial: sonjar@tisoblackstar.co.za - advertising: charodinev@tisoblackstar.co.za 11 1090 Consecrations 1090 Consecrations REBURIAL & UNVEILING JAXA FEZILE FELIX “DANAYI” 1 DOMESTIC ANNOUNCEMENTS 1090 Consecrations 1150 Funeral Notices DUMSE 1150 Funeral Notices 1150 Funeral Notices 1150 Funeral Notices 1150 Funeral Notices BORN: 29.09.1936 EXECUTED: 01.11.1963 FUNERAL: 14.04.2018 ADDRESS: 404 Balfour Street, Newtown, Mlungisi Loc. VENUE: Thobi Kula Indoor Sport Centre TIME: 09h00 INTERMENT: Queenstown Cemetery In Memoriam Rest In Peace Mnune, Doyi 1100 In Memoriam MICHEAL BENNETT 04-04-2017 1100 We are sad within our memory of you. Lonely are our hearts today, for our beloved father and grandfather we loved so dearly has forever been called away. No one knows how much we miss you. No one knows the bitter pain we have suffered since we lost you. In our hearts your memory lingers. UNVEILING OF TOMBSTONE FOR THEMBEKA TERSIA KAKAZA Born: 08-02-1955 Died: 17-10-1994 Venue: Home 160 Zone 2, Ezibeleni Time: 8H00 Date: 07 April 2018 1150 Funeral Notices MANE APHELELE FIKA ANANI ZEWANDE Late of 36 Hillside Drive, Blue Rise,Komani Born: 12.01.1991 Died: 28.03.2018 Born: 07.10.2010 Died: 28.03.2018 Funeral: Saturday 07.04.2018 Starting at home then to the Lukhanji Cemetery for an Early Burial at 07:30 followed by a service at Wesley Methodist Hall, Ebden Street at 9am PHUMLA NGOXOLO MNUNE DOYI RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 ADONIS JOSÉ GERALDO late of 9 Van Heerden Street, New Rest, Queenstown, died tragically on the 29th of March 2018 in his 18th year. Sadly missed and deeply mourned by his loving parents, brother, sisters, grand-mother, Uncle Brandon and extended families and friends. The Cortege will proceed to the Queenstown Cemetery for the Interment at 3 o’clock on Saturday 7 April 2018, after a services commencing at 1 pm at home and at 2 o’clock from The Old Apostolic Church, New Rest, Queenstown. “At Rest” RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 SIBAWU NOYOYO NOWINILE Late of Emmangweni, Bolotwa, Lady Frere District Born: 12.03.1931 Died: 21.03.2018 Funeral: Saturday 07.04.2018 Starting at home at 10am (Anglican Service) Thence to the Emmangweni Cemetery, Lady Frere for the Interment at 2pm PHUMLA NGOXOLO MAMQWAMBE KHAWUTA HOLONI RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 MBANJANA MALIZOLE Late of Agnes Rest, Lady Frere District Born: 02.05.1935 Died: 29.03.2018 Funeral: Saturday 07.04.2018 Starting at home at 10am (Church of Christ) Thence to the Agnes Rest Cemetery, Lady Frere for the Interment at 1pm PHUMLA NGOXOLO JOLA MPONDOMISE MQADI RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 Rest in Perfect Peace Dad. Lovingly remembered by Nella, 3 Children and 5 Grandchildren. Jaywon Algermaine Montgomery Simons/O’Rie Born-04-04-2017 | Died:07-04-1017 A Million Times You never said I’m leaving You never said good-bye You were gone before I knew it And only God knew why A million times I’ve needed you A million times I’ve cried If love alone could’ve saved you, You never would have died In life I loved you dearly In death I love you still In my heart you hold a place, It broke my heart to lose you But you didn’t go alone Parts of me went with you, Love Always Jennigay Your mom UNVEILING OF TOMBSTONE of the late MLILO MESHACK ‘FIRES’ TALIWE VUYILE Late of 10108 Mkatu Street, Newvale, Komani Born: 06.07.1973 Died: 25.03.2018 Funeral: Saturday 07.04.2018 Starting at home at 9am (Zionist Faith) Thence to the Lukhanji Cemetery for the Interment at 11 am PHUMLA NGOXOLO MKHUMBENI BHAYI KHETSHA RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 MATANDA SHIRLEY Late of 8011 Unathi Mkefa, Ezibeleni, Komani Born: 24.06.1984 Died: 22.03.2018 Funeral: Saturday 07.04.2018 Starting at home then to the New Community Hall, Unathi Mkefa, Ezibeleni for a service at 10am The cortege will proceed to the Lukhanji Cemetery for the Interment at 12 noon PHUMLA NGOXOLO MAMTSHATSHU TUBHANE RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 GONTSI TOTOTO LESLIE Late of Mateyise, Tsembeyi, Lady Frere District Born: 10.11.1948 Died: 25.03.2018 Funeral: Saturday 07.04.2018 Starting at home then to The Old Apostolic Church, Tsembeyi for a service at 10am The cortege will proceed Mateyise Cemetery, Lady Frere for the Interment at 11am PHUMLA NGOXOLO JOLA QENGEBA THOLE LOMTHWAKAZI RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 TSHOTWANA NOZIPHO CYNTHIA Late of 183 Zone 2, Ezibeleni, Komani Born: 01.10.1945 Died: 25.03.2018 Funeral: Saturday 07.04.2018 Starting at home then to the Moravian Church, Ezibeleni for a service at 10am The cortege will proceed to the Lukhanji Cemetery for the Interment at 1pm PHUMLA NGOXOLO MAMFENE LISA JAMBASE RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 KLAAS THAMSANQA KLEINBOOI Late of 2493 Zone D, Ezibeleni, Komani Born: 01.10.1954 Died: 20.03.2018 Funeral: Sunday 08.04.2018 Starting at home then to the Bantu Church, Ezibeleni for a service at 10am The cortege will proceed to the Lukhanji Cemetery for the Interment at 12 noon PHUMLA NGOXOLO MBATHANE MATSHAYA XESIBE RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 NGONDO PUNCUKA Late of Tyutyutyu, Mtebhele, Machibini, Lady Frere District Born: 01.03.1952 Died: 23.03.2018 Funeral: Saturday 07.04.2018 Starting at home at 10am (Medium Catholic Church in Zion) Thence to the Machibini Cemetery, Lady Frere for the Interment at 12:30 PHUMLA NGOXOLO MYIRHA MZONDI ZIYEKA RUSSELL AND SON FUNERAL DIRECTORS Tel. 045 839 4012 Date: 07 April 2018 Address: Starting at home at 6am, then proceed to the Cala cemetery at 8am. Thence to the J.J Serfontein Hall (Queenstown) for a service at 12 noon. Call CHARODINE or MAVIS if your business is about to celebrate something special. Call now on (045) 839 4040 and find out more about our advertising features.

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