Closing off Mandela Month

LEPHALALE — Lephalale Local Municipality and its stakeholders, including Medupi Power Station, officially closed off the month of July by visiting schools and donating items on Monday 31 July.
In an event graced by the presence of Botswana land affairs delegation in the company of Chief Seretse, local traditional council led by Chief Phetogo Seleka and Limpopo MEC for Agriculture Mmapula Mokaba Phukwana, Ramatsherema Preschool and Bangalong Primary were visited.
The preschool had container classrooms officially handed over to them and Lephalale Local Municipality Mayor Jack Maeko promised that there will soon be buildings erected.
At the primary school shoes and sanitary towels were donated.
The highlight for residents of Bangalong was to have a Vodacom network tower officially switched on, ending their network troubles.
The delegation moved to Bahlalerwa Secondary School in Shongoane 3 where 150 calculators were handed over to Grade 11 and 12 learners doing Commercial, Science and Mathematics subjects. Furthermore, two laptops were given to the Principal and one for his office staff.
Maeko said there has been a commitment pledged by two companies to train 665 people for security certificates, up to Grade A and National Key Point. In addition, 95 children who have Matric and are from disadvantaged backgrounds will be given free computer training as well as licenses. 67 locals will be trained for artisanship programmes.
In her remarks regarding Madiba’s giving spirit, Mokaba Phukwana asked residents to not destroy any property irrespective of their unhappiness.

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