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who further mentioned that she
"We are not going
is now using more money to go
to let Megabus carry to work.
passengers for free Seskhona Media contacted
Megabus for a comment and
while our taxis are Mr Mnguni confirmed that they
idling" are not transporting passengers
"After we were informed that
passengers were ordered to get
off the bus, we continued to send
According to Kinross residents our buses for a week until we
who use Megabus as a mode decided to withdraw them to
of transport to and from work, avoid putting our drivers in
December is their third month danger.
without transport. According to Mr Mnguni, they
This is due to Megabus and do not know the reason behind
Vukta disagreements. the prevention of passengers to
Passengers alleged that Vukta uses buses.
taxi operators stopped the buses "We did send a letter to Vukta
and instructed them to get off requesting for a meeting, but
"They did not tell the reason Vukta is not coming to the party.
for us not to use the buses and Vukta Chairperson, Mr Fanyana
because we are afraid of them, Sibanyoni was also
we got off the buses several contacted and insisted that
times until we decided to use Megabus knows the problem
taxis," said one of the passenger Continue on page 2 Locals were out in numbers catching fish at the Evander-Secunda road next to Unicor Dam
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From page 1
Fishers are urged to "Megabus transport passen- Megabus have enough Public Works, Roads and
inspectors to check the tickets.
Transport to find out why they
gers for free while our taxis are When informed that passengers are not resolving the issue.
use proper equipment standing. complain that they use more We also wanted to know from
They do not have enough money on taxis than buses, Mr the department if the rights of
inspectors and as such people Sibanyoni said their business passengers and being trampled
While more people are them.
use the buses withiut tickets:' is also suffering when people on.
trying their luck to catch Mr Hattingh from Unicor
said Mr Sibanyoni who also travel for free with buses. Passengers also have the right
fish in streams and dams, Dam said people are being
mentioned that they once had "Megabus do not lose because to choose which transport they
they are also warned to use reckless and cruel. they have subsidies and they prefer and the right to be
a meeting with Megabus and
proper equipment such as He further showed a concern when we raised the issue, they also have contracts with Sasol. transported safely.
nets instead of dangerous on the fishes that will be provided our operators with What about the taxi owners The department acknowledged
tools like fork and sharp injured while people are reflector vests and gave them who rely on passengers money the request for a comment and
instruments. trying to catch them using permission to check the tickets. only," added Mr Sibanyoni. promised to respond. We gave
The high volume of fish is fork and sharp knives. According to Vukta the solution Seskhona Media also contacted them a week to respond, but
said to have been caused "When a fish escape from will only be reached when the Provincial Department of they did not respond.
by the water run-off due to the fork injured, what will Alleged burglar
recent heavy rains. happen to it. It will proceed Alleged rapist granted
On the Evander-Secunda to the dam and die there:' found dead at
road people were seen using further mentioned that it will bail by Evander Court Evander taxi rank
said Mr Hattingh who
dangerous tools and the
The alleged Kinross burglar
police together with SPCA become his responsibility to Kinross (Marikana) street children.
(also known as Tshidi) was
were summoned to attend to clean the dam. committee member was The man was trusted by the
found dead at Evander Taxi
granted R2000 bail by the community and what he did is
Rank after he discharged
Evander Magistrate Court for despicable.
himself from the Evander
alleged rape. We will follow up on the case
The incident shocked many and would like to see the
According to information
community members since the justice done in this case."
at the police disposal, the
suspect is well respected by the ANC Kinross branch
deceased was found stealing
community of Govan Mbeki condemned the rape incident
at Kinross town and was
Municipality. that happened last week Friday,
beaten by a group of people.
According to information 29 November.
The police were summoned
at the police disposal, the The io year old girl was raped
to the scene and they took
incident was said to have by her relative who happened
him to the hospital.
happened on Friday, 29 to be a street committee and
He then discharged himself,
November when the aunt, also an ANC member.
hence was found dead the
who also happened to be the The suspect led several service
the taxi rank.
suspect partner went to share delivery marches in Kinross,
No one is arrested yet.
stokvel grocery. Marikana.
He first appeared on Monday, "As the ANC, we strongly Kinross prophet will
2 December and the case condemn such a bad behavior,
Fishers using sharp tools to fish before the SPCA and the police arrive.
was postponed to Monday, 9 it is not acceptable at all, either spend his Christmas
December for bail application. the perpetrator is one of our behind bars
On 9 December 2019, it was subscriber or not.
Embalenhle roads becomes a postponed again for suspect It is surprising that there are Kinross prophet Tshawe
Ndlovu (also known as
address to be confirmed by the people who still violate the
nightmare after heavy rains police, while Mahlangu remain rights of women and major) will spend Christmas
in custody. children, especially during
Embalenhle Ext 18 residents complain. He was then given a bail on 16 Days of Activism for No This was after his rape case
was postponed to Tuesday, 7
are not happy with the state The roads turned into a condition that he should Violence against Women and
of their roads. monsoon mud after the remain in Embalenhle and not Children. During his appearance on
According to the residents, heavy rains. found in Marikana. All of us as a one nation we Thursday, 12 December only
Enoch Mtshali said, "As the fight one battle to 'Say No
a contractor was busy Some of the residents cannot few of his followers attended
EFF Kinross Branch, we Gender Based Violence'.
working on sewer and use their vehicles anymore, to support him.
condemn the abuse of women As the ANC on branch level
the municipality failed to while others abandoned their They were seen wearing
and children. we strongly condemn the said
rehabilitate the roads even gates and jump the fence some tags with his photo on
It is a pity that the incident behavior and want the justice
when they laid a formal when going to work or town. them. They also gave him
happened within the period to take its place:' said Solly
a box of medicine bought
of 16 days of activism for no Gumede who is the ANC
from the chemist before he
violence against women and Kinross branch Secretary.
went back to the cells.
Const Cynthia Mtshweni awarded Vispol Employee of the Year Award and Const Senzo Mabaso and his team
The state of the roads in Embalenhle Ext 18. eceived Vispol of the Year Award during the Secunda Police Cluster Awards.
Seskhona, 13 December 2019 News Page 3
"We believe that one day we
will represent the country"
Zakhele Mtsweni and music group.
"We currently do not have
Tears of Joy music group a sponsor and we use social
believes that one day they will media platforms to inform
represent the country. people about the coming
The group performs different events and places where we
music genres during events will be performing:' said
such as weddings, funerals and Mdudzi Hlophe who is also a
any other event they get invited group member.
to. The group is based in Leandra,
What keeps the group moving Ext i6 (RDP section).
regardless of the challenges Mduduzi further encouraged
they come across is the love for young people not to give up on
what they do, which is music. their dreams.
According to the group For bookings and more
members, they also host events information: Mduduzi Hlope
to give platform to other artists 072 787 5709/082 598 4926
Tears of Joy Music Group members
Siyabonga AKA Snoli NM
aims to help young artists
Zakhele Mtsweni only get their beats from me was faced with on his music
and go and record somewhere journey was not knowing
When my mom was giving else," said Snoli who also shoot where to start and what steps
birth to me, she was told my and edit his own music videos, he needed to take to find his
head was too big and we both including other artists videos. feet within the industry.
nearly did not make it. According to Snoli most of the "I use my experience to help
She named me Siyabonga work is produced in his young people and give them
being thankful that we studio, except for those who hope that they can make it in
were both alive and during do not have funds to go to his the music industry, regardless
breastfeeding times, she would studio. of the battles we find ourselves
call me Snoli and it later "For those who cannot afford in as artists," added Snoli.
became my name too." to come, I take the studio to According to him, the main
Snoli was born in Embalenhle them. reason for him to focus more __ PARENTAL Nio
Ext 8, but later his family For example, in Embalenhle on the youth is to inspire them
moved to Kinross Ext 25 we use my cousin place, in to realize their dreams.
during the early 2000. Kinross we use my studio, in "We promote our music on
Siyabonga Makhetha AkA Evander we use my other place all social media platforms ADVISORY
Snoli NM is a well-known local and Secunda we work from my and there are people who are
artists who also create his own friend home." focusing on the marketing side EXPLICIT CONTENT
beats. Snoli mentioned that there are of the business."
After realizing his talent, he times were they get too busy Facebook page: Snoli NM Siyabonga Makhetha AkA Snoli NM
bought his own recording and spend up to two days not
equipment. sleeping. SEASON'S
"Now I make beats for different Even though he prefers to work
genres such as rappers, trap during the week, he sometimes
rappers and Hip-hop rappers. find himself working on a GREETINGS
I do record some of the artists Sunday. The festive season is here. This is a jovial time of the year which makes us appreciate the gift
in my own studio, while others Some of the challenges he of life. For some, this is the time to reunite with their loved ones. For others, this is a time to
travel and explore. Others view this as a time to rest and reflect. Whatever this season means,
we hope you enjoy it. We hope for peace, safety, and we hope for love in abundance during
this time. We welcome all visitors that will spend time within our beautiful District. May you
I1BL CID T® find pleasure in all the recreational places and activities that the
District has to offer. We also plead with road users to drive with
ILJ CO I caution and heed to all the rules of the road. It is our hope as
DO AUDIO well that we hear nothing of gender based violence and femicide
directed to women and children. We ask that we treat women and
11 UNIT 2B, II DANIE THERON STR, SECUNDA children with love, respect and dignity. Let us all play a part in
growing the District together. May the grace of God be upon us all.
EIMuzi Chirwa -e--611 ‘711,1111
We wish you a Merry Christmas
AUDIO and a Happy New Year!!
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Local police gets recognized
by Provincial Commissioner
The Provincial Commissioner from various government matters in the province.
hosted a Prestigious event departments, Community MEC Shabalala was also
on the night of o6 December Police Forum representatives, acknowledged for her
20 19 , at Graceland Casino to the sponsors, media houses as commitment in working
award Mpumalanga SAPS well as stakeholders in the fight together with the Provincial
members for their relentless against crime. leadership of the police
efforts in fighting crime and The Leadership of the police, in rooting out crime and
ensuring that the community is in partnership with the corruption. Capt SS Mlotshwa from Embalenhle Police Station receiving the Detective
Team of the Year Award. Mlotshwa lead a team of highly dedicated and skilled
always safe. MEC for Community Safety, According to the Provincial
The well organized event, Security and Liaison, thought Commissioner, the prestigious
which was in style, drew it befitting to spare a bit of event forms part of the SAPS
dignitaries from Mpumalanga time from their busy schedule plan to boost the morale
as well as other provinces. and converge to appreciate of members so that they
The occasion was graced by members from the province continuously serve the public
the attendance of the MEC for for their hard work which is in spite of the agonizing
Community Safety, Security hardly appreciated. reality, that of even paying the
and Liaison, Gabisile Shabalala, MEC Shabalala thanked the ultimate price.
the House of Traditional Provincial Commissioner of The Deputy National
Leaders led by Inkhosi SG SAPS in Mpumalanga for his Commissioner: Human
Ngomane, the District Mayor leadership as he sets a standard Resource Management
of Gert Sibande Municipality in everything he does. Lieutenant General Bonang
Cllr Muzi G Chirwa, senior MEC further presented Mgwenya, presented a crafted
Management of SAPS from him with a gift as a token of plan to motivate and encourage
Head Office accompanied appreciation and souvenir to members within the service to
Const Cynthia Mtshweni from Emzinoni Police Station awarded Visible Policing
by some Provincial keep doing what he always do more even under pressure
Employee of the Year (Level 5-7) Award.
Commissioners, senior officials does when it comes to policing or severe circumstances.
NOTICE I SAKHISIZWE COMMUNITY
Lt Col NS Ntuli from Secunda K9 scooped Visible Policing Team of the Year
Award. She was part of the team that led to the arrest of a serial rapist.
On 20 August 2019, the Secunda Sheriff with assistance from a private security
company and the SAPS, evicted a group of unlawful land occupiers in Sakhisizwe,
Evander. The occupiers had unlawfully erected structures on the farm
Witkleifontein 13o IS, which is an area where underground coal mining activities
have previously taken place. The structures encroached onto restricted areas
which, due to mining activities, are neither suitable nor safe for residential use.
This land is legally owned by the Sakhisizwe Communal Property Association (CPA)
and there is a registered servitude in favour of Sasol Mining.
Sasol had numerous engagements with this community before, during and after
the eviction, in an attempt to find a sustainable solution. However, after a number
of futile attempts to convince the affected people to vacate the land, Sasol Mining,
together with the Sakhisizwe CPA (land owner) took a decision to approach the
Mpumalanga High Court for an interdict stopping the illegal occupation of this
land. The order was granted on 4December 2018 and still stands.
Sgt Gugu Zulu from Forensic Department in Secunda Police Station was awarded
Criminal Record and Crime Scene Management Employee of the Year Award.
In this matter, the community was represented by the office of Legal Aid South
Africa. Subsequently, public announcements were made in English and Zulu to
communicate the eviction order to this community. All such notifications were
ignored leaving the Sheriff of the court with no option but to carry out the eviction
operation eight months after the court orderwas granted.
Sasol always aims to proactively engage stakeholders and to build mutually
beneficial relationships. The eviction operation was a last resort after numerous
unsuccessful engagements with the community. To this end, Sasol can safely say
that the eviction operation was carried out in accordance with the law and any
party not satisfied may appeal the court ruling.
W/O CL Van Schalk from Secunda Police Station was awarded Sports Man of
Community members are advised to refrain from paying any monies to individuals the Year. He represented the province on Combat Rifle, Practical Pistol and Gun
who sell stands at Sakhisizwe as some parts of this land are unsafe for residential Shooting competitions.
purposes. Any further illegal occupation of the land will be addressed using the
standing court orderand the laws of the country.
Community members are further encouraged to report any suspected illegal
activities to the SAPS.
Sasol, as a private company, is not mandated to deal with land issues. The
company is also not in a position to provide alternative land to the evicted parties
nor to compensate for any losses, as measures were taken to notify the affected
persons months before the eviction order was granted.
The safety and security of Sakhisizwe community members remains a top Const 'lhomas Mogadime (also a communication officer at Bethal Police Station)
priority. scooped Man of the Year Award.
Seskhona, 13 December 2019 News Page 5
supports local school
Zakhele Mtshweni future generation.
We are honored to have been
Christiaan Henderson and given the opportunity to
Dolla Zitha from Medirite be a part of the School, and
Pharmacy in Secunda visited challenge other businesses to
Kinross Primary School start reaching out and help to
Grade R learners graduation build a better future in this
ceremony just before the community," said Henderson.
Motorists will benefit from the refurbished road (Mabuza Street).
school closes. The school principal, Ms
They also gave a tree to the Gr Abraham thanked Medirite
GSDM hands over refurbished road R teacher. Pharmacy for choosing their
"As a Community Pharmacy school.
we saw the need of giving back She also acknowledged
Levhuwani Matumba The projects were run in-house an effort to illegally connect not only in a form of providing learners, teachers, SGB and
using internal staff. electricity. a service, but also in assisting all the stakeholders who
Gert Sibande District Due to the rain, the Acting and being part of building and contributed to the success of
Municipality (GSDM) handed Executive Mayor Cllr Noliqwa having a positive impact in the the event.
over Mabuza Street in Ermelo Nhlapo could not hand over
back to Msukaligwa Local the Oosthuise Street, but
Municipality on 5 December. promised that a date will be set
This was after GSDM to hand it over.
Just after the handover,
successfully refurbished 12
544m2 of Oosthuise street Seskhona Media reporter
and 2400m2 of Mabuza Street spotted that the surface of Damaged road surface due to illegal
in support to Msukaligwa the same road was already electricity connections at Mabuza
Municipality. damaged by the residents in Street in Ermelo.
Christian Henderson and Dolla Zitha from Medirite Pharmacy Secunda.
In the Middle was one of the Kinross Primary School Grade R teachers.
Gert Sibande District Municipality Acting Executive Mayor, Cllr Noliqwa Nhlapo cutting the ribbon during the Mabuza
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GSDM holds last ordinary YDCs shuts doors due to
council meeting for the year non-payment by DSD
Gert Sibande District congratulated Cllr Flora
Municipality (GSDM) held its Maboa-Boltman for being 92 Youth Development Centres together.
"There are 5 staff members per
last ordinary Council Meeting elected chairperson of (YDC) that are funded by the
on Tuesday, 5 December. the South African Local Department of Social centre receiving stipends from
Speaker for Council, Cllr Government Association Development in Mpumalanga the department in question.
Joshua Nkosi congratulated (SALGA) Women's Province are summarily closed These young leaders are bread
due to the
winners at their respective
GSDM for maintaining a clean Commission nationally.
She was elected unopposed by Department's failure to pay their homes and for survival they
audit for 2018/2019. third quarter claims that were are dependent on the stipends
The Acting Executive Mayor all nine provinces.
Cllr Noliqwa Nhlapo also During the meeting the due on October this year. they receive. It is frustrating
speaker mentioned that they For the past two months, these and demotivating on the part
also forwarded the State Centres have been operating of these young people not to be
without funding which led to appreciated or compensated for
Cllr Themba Mlotshwa from them being shutdown pending the tremendous work they do in Meet Fezile Ndlovu -
DA wanted to know if GSDM payment. their communities. Mr Mpumalanga 2020 Top 25
was captured by the Guptas. According to Mr Motha who is Others use the very same Finalist from Bethal in Gert
The speaker dismissed the the Centre Manager for Sesfikile stipend to pay for their tuition Sibande District. Vote for him
question and said all the Youth Development Centre, fees in various institutions of to stand a chance to win
Mr Mpumalanga 2020 by smsing
municipalities were requested the YDCs centres are the higher learning in order to ABMF63 to 40439. SMS costs R2
Acting Executive Mayor, Cllr Noliqwa to submit the report and that only organizations within the better their lives:'
Nhlapo during the last council meeting. was the only reason. community that are responsible Motha further mentioned that
for the roll-out of Youth they have exhausted all channels
MPUMALANGA LIQUOR LICENSING ACT, Development programs. at their disposal to force the
(ACT No.5 of 2006) Amongst other things, Department to listen to their
they conduct awareness challenges. 017 687 0056
INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS IN
campaigns on social issues They even wrote to the MEC of
APPLYING FOR A LIQUOR LICENSE IN particularly Substance Abuse, Social Development, Ms Thandi
TERMS OF SECTION 35 (2) (a) OF THE facilitate life skills programs, Shongwe but to no luck, not Levhuwani Matumba
MPUMALANGA LIQUOR LICENSING entrepreneurship development even an acknowledgement was 082 427 1497
programs and offer basic sent to them. [email protected]
computer training. All they demand is what's due
A. PERSONAL DETAILS Their target group includes to them according to the signed
youth out of school and Service Level
QONDILE DLODLOYI an adult male hereby Mduduzi Magagula
unemployed which is Agreements (SL.Ns) with the 073 442 0880
invites written public comments concerning
linked with employment Department. [email protected]
my application to the Mpumalanga Liquor opportunities, bursaries and According to Mr Motha e"Ndajd
Authority to trade under the name business opportunities, youth these are the requests or
in school which is assisted with recommendations that were
THE GLAM SOCIAL CLUB. I make this Zakhele Mtshweni
tertiary applications and Nsfas sent to the MEC and were not 066 382 8396
application for myself.
applications. met: rep [email protected]
All these people are dependent • We want the Department to
B. LICENSE TYPE
on the services of these centres process our third quarter claims
The retail sale of liquor for consumption on the as they are rendered at No cost. before the 6th of
premises where the liquor is sold. Beneficiaries who applied to December 2019.
072 806 1370/ 017 687 0056
C. BUSINESS PREMISES tertiary institutions are stressed • We need the Department to [email protected]
out as they are not able to change the quarterly claims
Physical address: 7461 Ext 11, Ur
check their application statuses systems because it has failed
Embalenle,2285 and others had to submit us countlessly. We recommend ffice No.6
Swanglo Building (Me ica entre)
Postal address: 7461 Ext 11, Embalenle,2285 outstanding documents as a that we claim funds from the Main Street
result, they are also deprived Department two times
D. ADDRESSES TO WHICH COMMENTS of a lucrative service," added per year. Kinross
MUST BE SUBMITTED Motha who further mentioned • We also want to be given a Banking details:
Comments should be made in writing and that the centres are the thread copy of our signed Service Level Seskhona Media
be addressed to the municipality concerned that holds communities Agreements. First National Bank
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Inno shares his referee journey
Mduduzi Magagula chosen to participate at the training equipment, have
Mpumalanga COPA Coca access to the gym for physical
Innocent (Twin) Mahlangu Cola Provincial Games. training and be provided
loves being around people His confidence helps him to with the referee kit.
who will help him grow in enforce the rules of the game
life. by all means.
"I am much of an extrovert, On his future plan cards is
very optimistic and go officiating at the varsity cups
for what I want by all and MDC.
means," said Innocent who Medium term goals include
matriculated last year at KI being part of the panel at the
Thwala Secondary School. professional level (Premier
His interest in being a referee Soccer League) and long
Mighty Victors from Embalenhle.
began in 2016. term plan will be to obtain a
When asked why referee? He FIFA badge and officiate in
Teams compete at the said, "My character embraces FIFA and World Cup games.
the referee career because As a referee he keeps himself
Perdekop Tournament I am confident and trust fit by doing physical training.
my instinct when taking
Being insulted by spectators,
decisions," added Innocent team managers and the risk
Mduduzi Magagula teams. who further mentioned that of being beaten up are some
Mighty Victors FC claimed he is able to take unbiased of the challenges he comes
Embalenhle Sasol Juventus 2 — 0 scored by Siyabonga and
FC and Mighty Victors Thlokotsi. decisions on the field. across as a referee.
Innocent is currently one He also wishes that one day
excelled during the Pederkop Sasol Juventus ladies played
tournament that took place 0-0 with Bhomeka, leading to of the youngest at the ABC referees get the necessary
during the first week of Juventus claiming victory of Motsepe League and was also support such as getting Innocent Mahlangu
December. 3-2 through penalties scored by
The tournament also included Ntokozo Mbape, Anathi Modric
ladies teams. & Charmaine Ritchie, making "We will go back to the drawing
The Mighty victors faced them the ladies champions.
Bhomeka FC and Two for joy vs The Mighty Victors FC
Amabhubhesi. became the champions of the board and rectify our mistakes"
Sasol Juventus played against tournament when they won the
Bhomeka FC, while Two for Joy final by 1-0 goal by Nkosinathi
faced Amabhubesi on the ladies Khama. Mduduzi Magagula Simelane scored the first goal expect to lose.
in the 64 minutes of the game, "We will go back to the gym and
Stucky Stars FC clamied 2-1 followed by his fellow player fix the mistakes that happened
SAB teams log heads victory against the hosting Thabiso Ndlovu netting the goal today," said Lephoto.
at the 72 minutes.
Patrick Hendricks from
team Ezenkosi FC at Leandra
Stadium on Saturday, 1 Sifiso Simelane from Ezenkosi Stucky Stars FC thanked the
Mduduzi Magagula Lion FC Coach,Bongi December. also registered his goal in the community for the support.
Hlatshwayo: "The game was The first half of the match saw last minutes before the final He further showed
SAB League teams, Thistle good except the fact that match both teams struggling to score whistle. dissatisfaction on the
Grove and Lion FC logged officials are being biased. goals. The final score was Ezenkosi FC non-maintenance of the
heads at the Kinross Sasol Club. Referees should stop taking Things changed during the 1-2 Stucky Stars. stadium and pleaded with the
Lion FC player, Nkosinatho sides with the home teams, we second half of the game when Ezenkosi FC Coach, Thintwa municipality to help with the
Howard registered his goal just are here to play football, but Stucky Stars player, Sabelo Lephoto said they did not maintenance.
before the half time. they create enemies.
The match saw both teams All in all the game was ok and
making changes during the we played a 1-1 draw:'
second half of the game. Thabo Mgazi coach of the
While only few minutes left for Thistle Grove FC: "Our players
the final whistle, Thistle Grove were fit and we also managed to
FC scored the goal by Bongane create more chances, but did not
Msibi, making it a 1-1 draw. convert them into goals:'
Stocky Star FC goalkeeper aiming to save
Referee, linesmen and the two captains before the game start. the ball from entering his nets.
Ezenkosi goalkeeper saving one of the balls aimed at his
Thistle Grove playing against Lion FC. Stucky Star FC player dribbling his opponent. nets.
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"I dedicate this victory
to my late mother"
Levhuwani Matumba He did not waste much time career in 2004 and 2006 he
before he defeated his opponent focused on playing soccer until
Khanya Mqikela knelt down through a knockout during the 2012.
and pray before he faced his second round of the fight. He only went back to boxing last
opponent Kagiso Tlalang "I trained very hard since this is year.
during the University Sport my first fight for the USSA. During his interview with
South Africa Boxing "During the training I told my Seskhona Media, Mqikela
Tournament held at Embalenhle coach that I had my own plan dedicated the victory to his late
Sasol Club on 2-4 December for the fight and the only thing mother.
2019. he need to do was to guide me He further acknowledged his
Mqikela who is a third year during the fight," said Mqikela aunt and grandmother whom he
Internal Auditing student at who further mentioned that his said they raised him very well
the Walter Sisulu University coach (Viwe) advised him not ensuring that he has everything
showed to be well prepared for to underestimate his opponent. he needs.
the fight. Nqikela begain his boxing "When I told my aunt that I will
be going to Mpumalanga with
boxing, she was excited and
went to buy me new clothes and
a blanket," added Mqikela Khanya announced a winner after he knocked out Kagiso on second round.
becoming more emotional when
he spoke of his family, especially
He also pledged to work very
hard to support his family when
he finishes his diploma.
Mqikela also thanked the
university, his team and the
coach for the support he got
during his preparations.
He concluded by saying, "I
know that my mother is with
me in spirit and she can see me
today as I won this fight.
I sometimes use boxing as a way
to communicate with her."
Khanya Mqikela saying a prayer just before his fight against Kagiso Tlalang.
Anathi Makala won her fight against Thobeka Dlamini.
Sasol Juventus Ladies Team. Anathi and Thobeka during the fight.