MASS PRAYER RESTORES HOPE
Lepelle-Nkumpi Local Municipality resorted to a prayer session to address social ills that continue to cloud communities and the country as a whole. The purpose of the prayer looked into praying for different fields to come together and for a social cohesion.
The focal point of hosting the various churches together with their congregants and the community at large was to set an example to the communities that through prayer, we can overcome challenges faced with. Most importantly, to symbolise that we are better when we come together.
The electrifying sense of unity in the room gathered to pray for crime, gender based vio
LEPELLE-NKUMPI MUNICIPALITY SCOOPED POSITION 2 IN DISTRICT GREENEST MUNICIPALITY COMPETITION
Lepelle-Nkumpi municipality scooped position 2 in the 2019-2020 Capricorn District greenest competition and was awarded a certificate and prize money of R25 000.
The Greenest Municipality Competition (GMC) is an annual programme coordinated by the Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (Ledet), aimed at assisting municipalities to achieve sustainable development targets while at the same time improving service delivery in a cost effective and environmentally friendly manner.
The GMC is divided into three levels: District, provincial and
MUNICIPALITY CELEBRATES HERITAGE DAY IN STYLE
Traditional attires and ululations were the order of the day when Lepelle-Nkumpi Municipality Mayor Cllr. Meriam Molala celebrated Heritage Month with employees at the Civic Centre. Employees showed up in their colourful clothing with accessories such as beaded headbands, bangles, Hele, xibelani and metsheka to showcase different cultural backgrounds.
Mayor said: "I am a proud Pedi woman and I put on this attire with pride as it symbolises our identity. Each Pedi woman should own a set of traditional attire not only to celebrate Heritage Day but to celebrate their roots and love of their culture. Our clothes norm