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Departments of Basic Education and Rural Development & Agrarian Reform together with the Matatiele Local Municipality on Tuesday 27 February 2017, launched the first agricultural school in Matatiele after 1994. This in order to strengthen the realisation of providing skills and job creators.

Moorosi Agricultural High School at Fiva, Ward 18 was officiated by the MEC of Education in the EC Mr Mandla Makupula accompanied by the Mayor of Matatiele LM Cllr. Momelezi Mbedla. Named after Chief Moorosi of Ludidi Traditional Council, the new school is accommodated at Phakade School. This after the building was left vacant due to the rationalisation of schools for effective teaching and learning.

Welcoming attendees, His Worship Cllr Mbedla stressed the fact “the school is not only meant for Fiva community. This village serves as a host and should accommodate everyone from the province and throughout the country”. He said the municipality will support the school in all forms to ensure the vision of “where nature, agriculture and tourism are investments of choice” is realised.

The school has more than a hundred learners enrolled. Necessary farming and business development skills to be provided will boost the economy of Matatiele.
 
MEC Makupula encouraged parents to play a pivotal role in the education of their children. “We plead with everyone present here today to work together to ensure that the education system in the province is turned around. Teachers should teach and learners must take their education serious,” he said.

To ensure that the school starts its operations, the department handed over 5 Bonsmara Heifers, 2000 seedlings, protective clothing i.e work suits, sanitary towels, implements and chicks amounting to more than R50 000.

The school offers the following subjects: Agriculture, Agricultural Management & Practise, Mathematics & Science.
 
“We are waiting for the Department of Rural Development & Land Reform to assist in purchasing a farm where we will construct a state of the art school,” concluded Makupula.

Warm greetings to all readers of this view-point!

Welcome once again to the Matatiele Local Municipality view point. It is our responsibility to ensure that our community is well informed of recent accomplishments at their respective areas.

The Matatiele Local Municipality believes in providing people with information which is accessible to them; and which they can use to improve their lives, based on their needs, encouraging people to participate actively in the democratic processes. Keeping people continuously informed of policies and programmes that affect them and progress in implementing them.

“Talk to your Portfolio Head” Radio Programme

As part of promoting transparency and public participation in municipal programmes, the mayor of Matatiele Local Municipality together with the Executive Committee Members accompanied by General Managers will on 9th May 2016 table their departmental programmes live on Alfred Nzo Community Radio. The Programme will be broadcast live from 06h00 to 09h00 during the AM Live Show. Members of the public are encouraged to send through their questions on the SMS line, 39001 and start with the word ANCR. Questions will be read live on air.

Municipal website:

The Mayor of Matatiele Local Municipality Cllr Momelezi Mbedla will on Monday the 9th of May 2016 launch officially the municipal website that has been re-designed.

We apologise sincerely for the inconvenience caused during re-design processes.

That is all from us for now, till next time, stay safe and be blessed. Thank You Sweet People from Sweet Matat, “A Destination of Choice and Excellence”

Warm greetings to all readers of this view-point!

Welcome once again to the Matatiele Local Municipality view point. It is our responsibility to ensure that our community is well informed of recent accomplishments at their respective areas.

The Matatiele Local Municipality believes in providing people with information which is accessible to them; and which they can use to improve their lives, based on their needs, encouraging people to participate actively in the democratic processes. Keeping people continuously informed of policies and programmes that affect them and progress in implementing them.

Warm greetings to all readers of this view-point!

Welcome once again to the Matatiele Local Municipality view point. It is our responsibility to ensure that our community is well informed of recent accomplishments at their respective areas.

The Matatiele Local Municipality believes in providing people with information which is accessible to them; and which they can use to improve their lives, based on their needs, encouraging people to participate actively in the democratic processes. Keeping people continuously informed of policies and programmes that affect them and progress in implementing them.

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