Monthly Archives: October 2019

Ubuntu Bethu Cultural Festival

On the 14th of September, 2019, the Ngcobo Municipality in partnership with Chris Hani Municipality hosted an ubuntu bethu cultural Festival to revive black people for their origins and keep them up to date with what black people was doing in the past.The event is called Our Humanity Cultural where you come to a variety of dance styles of different groups. The festive parties from the Festival came from all Municipalities within Chris Hani to make their celebrations in Ngcobo. At the festival there were also people selling traditional products to remind black people of their origins.There were also professional musicians to entertain people at the event, such as a hashi-Elimhlophe and local artist. 

ARBOR DAY EVENT

Engcobo local Municipality hosted an Arbor day at Musikhulenathi Junior secondary School in Didi, ward 17. This event was formed to recognize and educate the community about the importance of trees and what contributions they bring to the environment; trees clean our air, protect our drinking water, create healthy communities, and feed the human soul. The Councillors and officials from various departments gave informative presentations about the significance of Arbor day to educate the community, in which individuals are encouraged to plant trees and consider the importance of trees and plants in the natural environment.