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COUNCIL meeting that was
scheduled to be held in theCoun-
cil Chambers of Mbhashe Local
Municipality in Dutywa had to
be postponed owing to a sit-in by
the municipal employees.
One of the councillors, who did not want
to benamed, confirmed that the councilmeet-
ing did not take place and that the political
leadership went to the police station for safe-
We dont know when the next council
meeting will be held, said the councillor.
The employees embarked on a sit-in from
Monday last week demanding a progress re-
port about benchmarking from the acting
municipal manager, Mvuyisi Nofemela.
TheDeputy Chairperson for the SouthAfri-
canMunicipalWorkersUnion (SAMWU) said
the problemstarted last yearwhen they found
that employees were not paid equal salaries
even though they were doing the same job.
We saw that there is a gap in the salaries
of employees. We then took the matter to the
council and the council asked the matter to
be taken to the administration for implemen-
tation, said Mlondleni.
He said they hosted several meetings try-
ing to follow-up on this, but it was in vain.
The main problem started when this new
acting municipal manager started acting. He
failed to give us a progress report.
According to Mlondleni, one of the reasons
for the problems the Municipality is facing,
is the fact thatmany of the positions are filled
by acting officials and not permanently.
We waited several times for him to come
and address this issue but he is not coming
to us. We will sit here until he comes to us
with better words.
Mlondleni confirmed that Dutywa town is
very dirty because no one is removing rub-
bish since all of the workers are on strike.
Nofemela said before November 25,
SAMWU had been demanding implementa-
tion of an unlawful process of standardiza-
tion which seeks to place posts in task grades
that have not been evaluated, and graded
based on the functions and duties that the in-
According to Nofemela, a similar internal
arrangement was implemented in 2010 by the
Municipality. Staffwere placed inunderserv-
ing task grades resulting in an irregular in-
creases in salaries.
He said a commitmentwasmade by the em-
ployers component to undertake a bench-
marking process with municipalities who
are in the same category as Mbhashe.
There was a follow-up and progress report
meeting with SAMWU, the employee compo-
nent, on December 5, where it was brought
to their attention that an Outcomes Report
will be called, presented and discussed for
consideration frommunicipalities that fall in
the same category as Mbhashe.
A reminder was also sent to SAMWUs
Chairperson at 8.07 in the evening through
an sms communication by the Acting MM
(Nofemela) reminding him of the resched-
uled session. Instead of waiting for the re-
port, employees led by the Union Leadership
decided to protest on Monday morning, and
in the process threatening and forcefully
evicting staff members who were working;
burning papers inside municipal offices,
throwing unknown forms of powders and
spitting onto some of the working staff mem-
According to Nofemela, the political lead-
ership and management went to address the
protesters accompanied by the police, but
were refused entry into the municipal build-
ing by the protestors who were swearing and
not allowing Nofemela to address them.
He said this unlawful practice left theman-
agement with no choice but to ask for an ur-
As management of the institution we will
continue with the process of approaching the
union leadership to provide them with clear
guidelines, procedures and report on the
above matter, said Nofemela.
Rubbish is strewn all over the streets of Dutywa due to the strike by Mbhashe Municipality
workers. PHOTO: BABALWA NDLANYA Mbhashe Municipality Workers toi toying and singing in the streets of Dutywa. PHOTO: SUPPLIED
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AYANDA MILLISA MADIKIZELA
TO observe International Anti-Corruption
Day last Tuesday on December 9, Premier
PhumuloMasualle, embarked on a roadshow
aroundMthatha in theKingSabataDalindye-
bo (KSD) Local Municipality to raise aware-
ness about corruption and to promote anti-
Masualle, alongside KSDMayor Nonkoliso
Ngqongwa and their entourages, stopped
first at Mthatha Plaza Mall and later went to
the Mamela taxi rank to educate the commu-
nity about this social ill.
Masualle said Anti-Corruption Day is a
United Nations initiative and this years
theme is Break the Corruption Chain.
In line with this theme, we have decided
to stand up and go out to educate the people
and make them aware of the dangers of cor-
ruption and also to let them know of the chal-
lenges when reporting such misconducts,
KSD Mayor Ngqongwa said they were
pleased that KSD was chosen to launch this
day in the province.
We also have our own programme of mak-
ing sure that whenever there are corrupt ac-
tivities, it must be reported regardless of
whommaybe involved in suchmisconducts,
Members of the community were very ap-
preciative and found Masualles talk most in-
Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo
Masualle, led the entourage during the
Anti-corruption last week in Mthatha.
AYANDA MILLISA MADIKIZELA
TO address the drunk driving problem
this Festive Season, the Eastern Cape Liq-
uor Board has embarked on awareness
campaigns throughout the country re-
minding road users about the dangers of
driving orwalking in the roadwhile under
the influence of alcohol.
Last Thursday, the Liquor Board con-
ducted an awareness campaign at Mt-
hatha Plazawhere theymetwith taxi driv-
ers, commuters and residents, encourag-
ing everybody to be responsible drinkers
this Festive Season and beyond.
Phumlani Fani, Communications Offic-
er at the Eastern Cape Liquor Board, said
even though they would also visit other
municipalities within the province, they
have decided to start in OR Tambo.
We have had several road accidents on
this side of the province, with many
caused by drunk driving or people walk-
ing into the busy roads while drunk, said
He said alcohol remained a significant
factor in the escalating cases of road acci-
dents in the Eastern Cape.
Despite the drop in the national
number of road fatalities during the previ-
ous Festive Season, the Eastern Cape
Province registered an increase in road fa-
talities relative to other provinces, said
He added that theywereworking closely
with the police and traffic officerswith the
same vision of having a safer Festive Sea-
OnWednesday, the boardalso did apres-
entation on road safety awareness, hosted
by Nyandeni Local Municipality at Ngqe-
leni junction, where the community mem-
bers were alerted about the dangers of
abusing alcohol and its consequences.
The Eastern Cape Liquor Board further
held roadshows in Engcobo, Butterworth
and in King Williams Town.
Liquor board addresses drunk driving this festive season
Liqour Board officials held an awarenes campaign at Mthatha Plaza last Thursday for taxi
drivers and commuters, warning them about the dangers of drinking and driving.
PHOTO:AYANDA MILLISA MADIKIZELA
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THE King of AmaXhosa, his Majesty
Zwelonke Sigcau, expressed his pain and
sorrow caused by seeing his nation losing
its culture and heritage.
He said all these important, proud chat-
tels of the nationwere going down the drain
because western culture has taken centre
Zwelonke said it seemed as if Blacks had
thrown away their roots and were now fol-
lowing a Westernised way of living.
The King was speaking during the gradu-
ation ceremony of eight graduates of iNkolo
KaNtu (traditional religion) at Idutywa re-
The iNkolo kaNtu graduants are expected
to lead and spread the importance of this re-
ligion throughout South Africa.
They completed their iNkolo kaNtu reli-
gious studies at the iCamagu institute, lead
by Dr Nokuzola Mandende, a cultural ex-
King Sigcau said, We need to restore our
culture, especially among the youth, because
they are the ones who will lead this country in
the near future. We are a lost nation and if we
are like that we are like a lost sheep. So the
young people need to consider their roots, so
that we can become a strong nation that is nev-
er shaken at the roots.
He called on woman to play their role in
teaching children, as it was the case before,
when fathers were not at home and had gone
to look for jobs away from home. The King also
suggested that virginity testing should come
Girls must get tested as well as boys to re-
store our dignity, because this is not new in our
culture. Other nations are laughing at us be-
cause we are a lost nation, a nation which is
dominated by alcohol and disrespect by young
ones. I agree that education is important, but
we need to include our culture, said Sigcau.
He expressed his gratitude for the initiative
that was started by Dr Mndende, stating that
government needed to support it. King
Zwelonke agreed that black culture was op-
pressed or never recognized by the colonial
over lackof culture
King Zwelonke Sigcau. PHOTO: SIM MDLEDLE
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December 18, 2014
AS part of poverty eradication in the rural ar-
eas, the Eastern Cape Rural Development and
Agrarian Reform MEC, Mlibo Qoboshiyane,
in partnership with the Eastern Cape Rural
Development Agency (ECRDA), launched a
multi-million randMbizanaRural Enterprise
Development (RED) Hub in Siwisa Village,
Mbizana, on Tuesday, December 9.
The RED Hub programme is governments
key rural development approach driven by
which supports local co-operatives with ac-
cess to finance, mechanisation and selling of
produce to retail markets for the benefit of all
members of co-operatives.
MEC Qoboshiyane said high unemploy-
ment and poverty levels in theAlfredNzoDis-
trict result in low affordability levels, which
manifest in low levels of investment, develop-
ment, service delivery and under utilization
of development opportunities.
There is an urgent need formajor new pri-
vate sector investments to create jobs and im-
prove livelihoods in the area. The establish-
ment of the RED Hub will help eradicate pov-
erty and stimulate the local economic
development, as well as the investment
With the rich soil like this and people who
love seedlings, I couldnt resist introducing
the RED hub. Period for hunger and poverty
is now gone; a new era of better life has just
began.Nowgo and cultivate your fathers gar-
dens to generate income, said Qoboshiyane.
The RED hub will cover six wards which
constitute 11 villages, and over R53.5 million
has been allocated for the Mbizana RED hub,
which will be spent on primary production,
equipment, establishment of grain silos and
milling, Trading store and other infrastruc-
ture such as fencing, establishment of feeder
satellite, training of beneficiaries, stakehold-
er management and social facilitation.
Amongst the things the Hub will focus on
is the value addition of grain which encom-
passes primary grain production on 1000 hec-
tares, developmechanization units andwork-
shop with tractors, harvesters and imple-
ments, safe grain storage by establishing silos
with combine storage capacity of 2000 tons,
processing of grain through the establish-
ment ofmilling plantwith a three-hour capac-
ity, branding and marketing of processed
products to local and externalmarkets and es-
tablishment of feedlot at a later stage.
Qoboshiyane also donated eight tractors as
well as implements. He said the department
would support the RED Hub for five years.
Ward 31 Councillor Thokozani Faku said
words alone could never explain how grateful
the community is. It is without doubt that
we appreciate this initiative and promise that
there will be no fights concerning these trac-
tors and implements, as we are united now,
we shall unite till the very end.
Project launched toeradicatehungerandpoverty
The beneficiaries seen with their leaders during the function held at Siwisa to launch the RED Hub. PHOTO: PHINDILE GQELE MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane delivering his speech. PHOTO:PHINDILE GQELE
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umlomo luvuyo nanjengoko uMphathiswa
wesebe leZophuhliso lwamaPhahle nezoLimo
eMpuma Kapa, uMlibo Qoboshiyane, ebathe
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THE Me and My Family Ministries will this
weekend be hosting a campaign aimed at em-
powering youth in the Qhora Administrative
Area in Wakeni location, Dutywa.
The campaign will be held over three days
from December 19 to 21.
Me and My Family Ministries Pastor,
Manelisi Msizana, said they wanted to em-
power the youth. People from different pri-
vate companies were invited to participate in
Wewant to encourage the youth to stop us-
ing drugs and rather start businesses. We un-
derstand that there are no jobs these days,
but we are willing to help them where we
can, said Msizana.
Msizana said they are expecting people
from East London and surrounds to also at-
They also invited representatives from the
National Youth Development Agency (NY-
DA) and theWomen Support Center andGen-
der Based Violence.
Local Youth Co-ordinator in Mbhashe Lo-
cal Municipality, Mzontsundu Ngceba said
he is aware of the event but he was, however,
still waiting for a formal invite.
As theNYDAwe know that there are chal-
lenges facing the youth and that is why we
are always happy to participate in campaigns
like this one because it is where we get the
opportunity to speak with the youth, said
They can get bursaries if they are interest-
ed in furthering their studies. We also tell
themabout theopportunities theyhave in the
Mbhashe Local Municipality, said Ngceba.
Church toempower Dutywayouth
Pastor Manelisi Msizana from Me and My
Family Ministries who is holding a campaign
aimed at empowering the youth.
QUEENSCollege BoysHigh has come out tops in the 2014
SAASTA National School Debates Competition where
they competed against the other South African provin-
cial finalists in the National Final at the 3M Innovation
Centre in Woodmead, Johannesburg on Friday 5 Decem-
The topic the students debated in theFinalwasparticu-
larly relevant, given the current outbreak of the Ebola
virus. Theywere asked to research and debate the follow-
ing question: In facing our current and future health
challenges, do you think we should be investing in the
discovery of new drugs and medicines, supported by
fields such as biotechnology and crystallography?
Each team was assigned one of five different perspec-
tives of science communication from which to argue its
stand on the topic.
The perspectives were: economic, socio-cultural, utili-
tarian, democratisation of science and advancement of
science. During the day-longFinals, judges evaluated de-
baters for their participation, including responses to ar-
guments and questions within discussions.
The SAASTA National School Debates Competition
aims to encourage young people to address key issues
around science and technology that are faced by their
communities, through the medium of debate.
Conceived andhosted by the SouthAfricanAgency for
Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA), a
business unit of the National Research Foundation, the
programme seeks to foster the confidence to speak about
science in high school students from Grade 9 to 11.
It also gives participants the opportunity to develop
research, critical thinking and information literacy
skills, as well as the ability to work as a team to present
logical, clear arguments.
For the regional finals, students researched and debat-
and relevance to the experience of its teenage partici-
It is well known that the development of science, engi-
neering, technology and innovation has a distinct bear-
ing on overall economic development of any country,
said Dr. Jabu Nukeri, Managing Director of SAASTA.
In order to solve our countrys deep and pressing so-
cio-economic challenges, South Africa needs skills to
help the country compete internationally, grow economi-
cally and to generally improve the lives of its citizens.
SAASTAs goal is to steer young South Africanminds to-
wards careers in science, engineering, technologyand in-
Using [debate] to engage scientific issues provides a
platform for learners tomake scientific information rele-
vant to them, through theunderstandingof social, cultur-
al, economic and broader implications, added Nukeri.
EC school wins SAASTA Finals
From left are Louise Featherstone (Queens College
teacher) with Queens College learners Emilio
Smith, Ndayeni Manzi, Lawrence Lwanga, Dr.
Jabu Nukeri (Managing Director of SAASTA) and
Qwawe Bula. PHOTO: SUPPLIED
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TRUE to tradition, the BuyelEkhaya Pan
African Music Festival has confirmed a
dazzling line-up of artists for the annual
event on the 21st of December, 2014, at the
Buffalo Cricket Stadium in East London.
Firmly established as an Eastern Cape
festive-season must-do, the festival lit-
erally has something for everyone from
veterans Stimela, Oliver Mtukudizi and
kwaito sensations Trompies to dance-
floor favourites Uhuru and Mafikizolo.
Vocalists Zahara and Berita also form
part of the line up, as do The Soil, andDJs
DJ Tira and DJ Ganyani . In whats sure
to be a popular move, the festival has also
confirmed the legendary Papa Wemba as
one of the performing artists.
In keeping with their commitment to
developing local talent, the festival has al-
so confirmed a range of local emerging
artists to perform amongst them, Csana
fromPort St Johns, afro soul and jazz sing-
er Thandokazi from Mthatha, Simphiwe
PS Peter from King Williams Town,
afro soul artist Andile Seskhona from
Mdantsane and kwaito star Super from
The BuyelEkhaya Pan African Music
Festival, which began in 2009, has grown
to become an established brand and cul-
tural mecca in the Eastern Cape. In many
respects, the festival has also evolved into
a massive reunion, gathering audiences
from various towns in the Eastern Cape,
as well as homecoming Eastern Capers
from across the country, who have made
the event a part of their festive-season tra-
A proudly South African event,
BuyelEkhaya is also celebrating 20 Years
of Freedom in a tribute to the ultimate
in South African talent, the festival will
feature a tribute to superstar, Brenda
Fasssie, originally from the small Eastern
Cape town of Indwe. The performance is
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in the music industry in the 20 years as
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LUCKY Mthatha resident Mkhuseli Xaba is
smiling after being given a Mercedes-Benz
car for Christmas.
Hundreds of people joined in the excite-
ment at BOSS Gaming Bingo outlets across
the province over the weekend as a total of
three lucky winners celebrated Christmas
early by driving away in a Mercedes Benz.
Eastern Cape empowerment company
BOSS Gaming operates Bingo Royale Cleary
Park, Bingo Royale East London CBD and
Ritz Gaming and Entertainment in Mthatha.
The crowds cheered when Sesuthu Mdudu-
ma drove away in a Merc from Bingo Royale
East London CBD, Mkhuseli Xaba from Ritz
Gaming and Entertainment in Mthatha, and
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We have already selected the first Merc to
be given away at Bingo Royale Jeffreys Bay,
The festivities, fuelled by the days events
and a large share of Christmas cheer carried
through well into the night, rounding off a
spectacular first for the Boss Gaming and en-
tertainment groups branches in the Eastern
Cape, she adds.
In addition to Bingo there is live music
three times a week in the Mthatha venue, as
well as a dining facility serving tasty meals
and snacks, says Manuel.
The PE Win a Merc winner. Donavan
Hendriks and Tony Crompton (Bingo Royale
Cleary Park Branch Manager). PHOTOS:SUPPLIED
The Mthatha Win a Merc winner - Mkhuseli
The East London Win a Merc winner Sesethu Mduduma and Lwethu Gcilitshana (Bingo Royale
East London Marketing Manager).
December 18, 2014
Dear readers, we understand ukuthi wishes
can be ours but father God who takes deci-
sions with our lives on the Express land.
But even if it is like that we need to take
care of ourselves this festive season. Andithi
kuthiwa unceda ozincedayo?
And the lovers must be always together or
next to each other because there are vultures
out there who are looking for new love this
festive season, so ungathathelwa ke.
I wonder these vultures apha enyakeni bez-
iphila njani sezi-hunter abantu babantu nje?
To those who drink alcohol like it is new to
them or like there is no tomorrow, they must
know that abusing alcohol can kill them.
Even nabo besibazi ukuba ziindla-manzi
zomhlaba apha enyakeni mara we still need
them because songabinanto yakubhala kun-
yaka esikhangele kuwo.
So by the way, play safe this festive season
and dont overdo things because they would
hit back. On top of it all, please save those bo-
nuses of the year end as January is still going
to need more money.
Asifuni ke kuthi kuqala unyaka umntu abe
etshone evele ngomqala komatshonisa.
Kusekude engqinibeni ngomlomo
OW!! Madoda kusinda kusehlela kwatsho
Iyawaintoni futhi kuni makwedini? Asizi-
hambeli ngeTuru-turu yethu na siyakwafuna
ezi ndaba kula dolophu yaseLusiki (Lusiki-
siki), sivele sizithele kwamanye amantom-
bazana ebehamba nge-Polo emhlophe. Ubuze
ukuba bekungobani amaxesha.
It was 12 midnight. And sibone ngokuvele
kudadazelwe kuchanywe nokuba kuza aban-
tu ukuba lidliwe ijiki apha. Ingabi namseben-
zi ke leyo. Uloyiko lwethu kule crime ingaka
amantombazana ngemoto enxilile ebusuku
aphinde ehle aye kwi ATM!
Abe sesithi umntu ubanjwe inkunzi kanti
nguye ozise enkunzini izihlalele. Ma-lady si-
ya-nithanda, xa nihamba ezi hambo zenu at
night at least makube khona abantu eniham-
ba nabo abangakwazi ukunikhusela xa nih-
Into esiyaziyo ke thina nje ngabantu aba-
khe balisela ijiki, lithi kwakukuba kubi
likushiye enyanyeni ngathi zange laba khona
engqondweni. And ladies of the soil musani
ukuhamba niyi-xposer le golide nayiphiwa
nguBawo wethu osemaZulwini kuba in-
otshaba. You must always be under protec-
tion ladies to save it.
Hayi ukuba abakuvanga Gesh soze ba-
I wonder wena ungenza njani?
Guys, things are happening on the Express
land. You knowwhat, there is a guy fromFlag
(Flagstaff) who caught his wife red handed
with his young brother in his own bed.
Heyi, izinto ziyenzeka. Ukuba le nto yay-
iqale njani ngubani oqale wacela uthando
komnye. Omnyewathi xa evuma, xa ingavela
le nto kungenzeka ntoni?
Uthi kaloku ubhuti, eintlek yena eben-
gakrobeli nto ukuba banento yokwenza. Qha
uthe uzakukhe ahambe neechomie zakhe
baya emcimbini eNtelly (Mt Ayliff), esitsho
kunkosikazi. Mara bathe sebephuma beham-
ba kwangavumi kubo bonke baphindela ema-
khaya yena uthe xa efike ngo11 ebusuku
wazithela kwesi shiqi.
ukuba umntu akhe asincede ukuba ngubani
oqale yonke le nto.
Kuba akukho lula ukuba ungavele uqwaba-
la umfazi kamkhuluwa wakho uthi
uyamthanda and naye engenokwazi ukuba
angavele athi bhuti ndicela sithandane en-
gakwazi ukuba uzakuthini.
Mhlawumbi nomakoti lo ukuba le gossip
ifikelele kuye aze ake asixelele ukuba kwen-
zekantoni. Kungokunje umfethuugqibe uku-
ba azihlalele yedwa agoduke lo kuba akakwa-
zi ukujongana naye.
Ukuba umfowabo lo uzakumthini asazi,
kodwa okuxakayo kukuba umninawa lo
wenze le nto segrand nje ebomini esebenza,
ebefundiswangulo ajikewambethela. Shame,
life is merciless.
Oh!! Its astonishing
In our tiny agewe used to hear about dooms
day and I (Gesh) even asked God to give me
life until I get older, so that I can taste the hon-
ey of being old. Ja, Im here now.
But it seems as if the doom is happening
right now. We heard that in Rosedale in UTA
(Mthatha), there is an old ladywhokidnapped
and kept a disabledman in custody as her sex
slave. The report revealed that the woman is
a well-known woman in church and she is
She kept the man for the whole weekend
locked inside the room.Who say those are not
the practices of doom?Khazi igossip team izit-
hatha phi ezi ndaba. Ungasibuzi funda udaba
olu. Fortunately, we had an opportunity to
speak to the guy, who said really he was there
He said the oldmumusually left him for few
hours and returned demanding sex. Aka-
fresh umntaka bhuti. My brothers son is so
fresh. Zintoni ezo? Asike siniyeke kuba inda-
ba anizazi nibe nisithi xa sinixelela zona
sithetha izinto zemiqala yethu.
Ngoku we will meet you dear readers in
2015. Enjoy the rest of the Festive Feason;
dont overjoy uyakufa.
Westill needyou in2015
December 18, 2014
Office number 201A
IT was a day of smiles and happiness for the
Butterworth All Stars players and their
Chairperson Kwayiyo Xalisa when the team
received a full soccer kit sponsored by San-
lam at the Mnquma Local Municipalitys
council chambers in Butterworth last week
Sanlam Financial Adviser in Port Eliza-
beth, Xhanti Shai, said they had decided to
sponsor Butterworth All Stars after Zanem-
vula Ngovela asked them to sponsor sport in
the Mnquma area. In addition to the full soc-
cer kit, balls were also handed over,
Mr Ngovela told me when wemet on busi-
ness that there was a soccer team in Butter-
worth that is doing well and even played the
Nedbank eliminations games, but unfortu-
nately they were knocked out at the regional
stage, said Shai.
He said the team is currently playing in
the Castle Regional league but that they
were struggling since they didnt have a
After Mr Ngovela told me this, I realised
it was worth my while to try and be of assist-
ance. I decided to go back to Port Elizabeth
and consulted my bosses regarding this re-
quest and luckily itwas approved.Wedecided
to buy new soccer kit, soccer balls and shin
guards for the players, said Shai
AsSanlamwewant to create a partnership
with Butterworth All Stars and the Mnquma
SportCouncil, in order to boost sport andhelp
where there is a need to do so.We believe that
the Butterworth area does not get enough ex-
posure in sport, concluded Shai.
Chairperson Xalisa, urged his players to
keep on working harder and to stay humble
and disciplined all the time.
We really appreciate what you have done
for us as a team and Butterworth Football
Association, because we think this kit you
gave us will boost the confidence of our
The Mnquma Local Municipality Execu-
tive Moyar Bhabha Ganjana thanked Sanlam
for supporting the team.
ButterworthAll Stars receives soccerkit
Sanlam Financial Adviser in Port
Elizabeth, Xhanti Shai, handing over
kit to Butterworth All Stars Chairper-
son Kwayiyo Xalisa.
PHOTO: ANELE RAZIYA