MAYOR MEETS NEW LEADER OF BATHLABINE

Today, Greater Tzaneen Municipality Mayor, Maripe Mangena met the new Council of the Bathlabine Royal House which is led by new Chief, Kgosi Jack Mogoboya.

The new chief takes over from Lebia Mogoboya who was removed as the leader of the Royal House.

Mangena was flanked by Council Speaker, Councillor Dikeledi Mmetle, EXCO members and ward councillors.


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Josias Pule Shai was today sworn in as the New Executive Mayor of Mopani District Municipality, he replaces Nkakareng Rakgoale who resigned to become the MEC of Social Development. Shai was the Mayor of Baphalaborwa Municipality.


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49 GRADUATE IN LEARNERSHIP

The Greater Tzaneen Municipality in partnership with LGSETA and Mopani District Municipality held a graduation ceremony today at Nkowankowa Community Hall. The graduation was for students who successfully completed a learnership programme in Generic management disaster risk (Nqf level 4) and Local Economic Development ( NQF level 6) . Nkhensani Baloyi from Nkowankowa received her LED certificate and thanked LGSETA and Greater Tzaneen Municipality for the opportunity to study, she said "I believe that with the skills acquired I'll find a job that will help me to provide for my family Leah Mokgalaotse an Admin Officer in the Greater Tzaneen Municipality said"I joined the municipality without any disaster management course and knowledge but today I received a qualification in disaster management and this is a great Honour". The learnership programmes were funded by LGSETA, and VPK business venture was appointed to facilitate the programme. 29 graduates received their certificates in Generic management disaster risk NQ Level 4 and 20 youth received their National certificates in Local economic development NQ level 6.
The one year learnership programmes started in 2017 and ended in December 2018.
Brian Mashala the Skills Development Practitioner in the Greater Tzaneen Municipality said "The aim of this programme is to afford an opportunity to unemployed youth to acquire a qualifications".
Margaret Marakalala the Provincial Manager of LGSETA congratulated the graduates and thanked all the stakeholders who cooperated until the end of the programme. "Go out there and use the skills obtained for the development of our country"


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SECOND ANNUAL TOUR DE LIMPOPO COMING TO TZANEEN

Starting in Bela Bela on Wednesday 15 May 2019, the Tour de Limpopo is a four-day stage race which heads to the capital city Polokwane where they stay for the night, before heading to Tzaneen where they stay for two nights before returning to Polokwane on 18 May 2019 to finish the tour at the Peter Mokaba Stadium. It is the second consecutive international road cycling stage race to be hosted in Limpopo. The fully catered is a UCI AfricaTour
2.2 stage race for professional cycling teams.
The Tour de Limpopo sets a new precedent in stage racing. One that will develop and leave a legacy of continued and sustained cycling development, investment into community SMMEs as service providers to the event, and to showcase Limpopo Province as a premier Adventure Tourism destination with so much to enjoy.


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