Emfuleni News

“This is an opportunity of a life time”

Tears of joy fell down VanderbijilPark when twenty students received bursaries from Emfuleni Local Municipality to further their studies. The pupils can now look forward to a brighter future as they would study at their respective fields at different institutions.

The handover of the bursaries championed by Executive Mayor Greta Hlongwane accompanied by Members of Mayoral Committee (MMCs) Khulu Malindi, Sello Pitso, Mabandla Ronyuza and Khethiwe Ntombela Hlongwane put a smile to the beneficiary. The bursary will cover tuition fees, textbooks until the end of their studies.

International Woman’s Day Celebration: Mme Charlotte Maxeke lecture legacy

A pioneer, a freedom fighter, a diplomat, a women’s rights campaigner, the founding President of the Bantu Women’s League and in many ways an exemplary African woman.

“Her role to lead the women’s march against pass laws in 1913 in Bloemfontein renders Mme Charlotte Maxeke one of the best known women’s rights champions in the world” -echoed Nkoana-Mashabane, the Minister of Department of International Relations and Cooperation in commemoration of the international woman’s day. She was speaking at Charlotte Maxeke Secondary School and the Wilberforce Community FET College, Evaton West on Sunday the 08th March 2015 to commemorate the Charlotte Maxeke memorial lecture.

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