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GU district Department of Education (DoE) director for lower South Coast, Mfundi Sibiya,has been implicated in a jobsfor-cash scam which involves selling of senior DoE posts to anyone willing to fork out R30 000. This came to light after an investigation by our sister newspaper, City Press, revealed that Sibiya (54), two school principals from Hibberdene and Umzumbe and an Umzumbe ANC ward 16 councillor allegedly ordered a hit on Nkosinathi Zondi (46) last year after he blew the whistle on the practice. At the time of his death, Zondi was Nyonemhlophe Primary School principal and had just been elected Sadtu’s South Coast regional chairman. He was shot five times at his home last May. Sibiya, Lindani Mkhize (40) and Mhlengi Luthuli (38) and the councillor were arrested this year for planning his death and were granted
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30K for top posts FROM PAGE 1 Sibiya was released on bail of R5 000. Mkhize and Luthuli’s bail was set at R3 000. The DoE has in the meantime announced that it has suspended the trio. Department spokesperson Muzi Mahlam bi said suspending the three was “the right thing to do” and did not mean they were guilty. “The department [of education] will tempo rarily fill their positions so the function of educa tion can continue. We will continue to monitor the case and once the legal process is over, we will then take further steps.” Sibiya’s bail conditions stipulate that he not directly or indirectly interfere, communicate or influence any state witnesses, not change his residential address, not leave Kwa ZuluNatal without prior permission from the in vestigating officer and report every Saturday to Scottburgh SAPS. Mkhize and Luthuli were not or dered to relocate but to report to Hibberdene and the nearest police station respectively. They are not to contact witnesses or leave the province.
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A LIVE preelection debate had to be stopped on Tuesday after local supporters from various parties started booing debaters and each other. Broadcast by Ugu Youth Radio 93.4FM, the seg ment was intended to give all parties a chance to debate their manifestos in a runup to next week’s national election. Held at the Port Shepstone Civic Centre, the de bate included members from the ANC, NFP, Cope, SACDP, IFP and DA. Before being taken off air, the local party repre sentatives managed to get some of their messages across, but as the crowd grew increasingly unruly, it was decided to can the segment. Mntomuhle Khawula said that the IFP would speedup service delivery in towns and rural areas
and ensure quality education for all by building schools. He said affordable rates would be set for people in towns and roads would be improved. The ANC’s Sipho Dlamalala said the party is cele brating 20 years of freedom and service delivery with the people of South Africa and that its work is credi ble. “We have provided people with water, electricity, land claims, access to free basic education and have provided bursaries to deserving students to ensure quality education for all. We have improved health care for all and provided national health insurance. We committed ourselves to fighting corruption,” said Dlamalala. Cope’s Bheki Khusi lashed out at the ANCled gov ernment, accusing it of being “proud” and of being too liberal with allocation of social grants. “South Africa is becoming a social grantdepend ent state. I am not saying that I am against the
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POPULAR musician, Naima Kay, says she is over the moon after winning her first ever MTN SAMA award at the ceremony held at Morula Sun on Monday. Naima, who hails from Mar gate, took home the best new comer of the year award in a tough category that included other extremely popular artists like the Gangs of Ballet, MuzArt and Ifani. Twitter was still buzzing by Tuesday as her accomplish ment was trending the entire
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The boat “GRR GRR” continued out to sea while two lifeguards were sent into the surf. They rescued that man and brought him safely ashore. The man was treated by NSRI medics and brought to the NSRI Port Edward sea rescue station medical room where he received further med ical treatment before a Netcare 911 ambulance arrived.
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Authorities need to act decisively THIS week on page two we bring you the story of an alleged SASSA employee who, on a video clip, can be seen putting her prints on documents while her finger is cov ered with a plastic bag. The video can be viewed at www.southcoastfever.co.za, and it is up to you to decide what you see happening. The sad thing about this sce nario is that the man who secretly took the video took the matter to senior SASSA officials who downplayed it. The official could not or would not tell the ‘whistle blower’ or this newspaper any thing that may have allayed pub lic fears or a public outcry. Our lead story on page one about the alleged sale of govern ment posts is another issue up for severe scrutiny. May justice prevail. Next week, on Wednesday 7 May, you have an opportunity to vote. It would be unwise to squan der such an opportunity. We at the Fever urge you to make your mark, which is one of the best ways of holding government accountable.
May 2, 2014
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few years ago I had a very inter esting conversation with a man who shared our president's view that the ANC is going to rule South Africa forever. Our dear president's ex act words were actually that the ANC is going to stay in power until Jesus returns. I have never been that good at predicting the future, which is why I am well suited as a journalist. In fact, I have never aspired to have a job as glamorous as that of a prophet or even an ANC president. Besides exercising my right to vote, I don’t have a desire to actively take part in politics as I believe my skin is not thick enough. That does not stop me,though,from making observations and having opinions about what is going on. I’m already looking forward to the lull that usually comes after the gen eral elections. From my advantageous
position as a journalist I’ve noted the different campaigning tactics that various political parties have been employing. Already I can see which are working and which aren't. I'm not sure about ruling until Jesus returns, but what is apparent is that it may take a miracle for other parties to take control of the country, or even the province, from the ANC next year. I know that political parties spend a lot of money on campaign specialists and consultants, but I must say that I think some are just doing it wrong. I think the foremost rule when it comes to campaigning before you spend any money on it is that the party leadership has to be visible, and I'm not talking about TV. If you want people to vote for you, they have to see you and your party in the flesh constantly. The ANC looks like it became aware of this a long time ago because since the beginning of last year, no week went by without some ANC bigwig visiting a particu lar area. I have seen eight cabinet ministers and the entire KZN cabinet in the past four months. But then the ANC has many funds to dip into, both public and private, to enable it to fly its top and middle brass and their entourag es all around the country. The ANC can also afford to budget for and spend millions on food parcels that draw thousands to their gather ings all around the province. The Democratic Alliance (DA) seems to think that being vocal and
pointing out all the wrong things that the ANC is doing or not doing is the most perfect way of campaigning. I recently read a statement by DA president Hellen Zille that they are taking the KZN province in the 2016 local government elections. That would be interesting since I rarely ever see any senior DA leader actively cam paigning for his or her party in the areas I move in. The IFP seems to think that criti cizing the ruling party and mention ing all the good the IFP did when they ran the province many moons ago will translate into votes. The same goes for the NFP. I don't mean to rain on anybody's parade, but I think this is going to produce quite the opposite effect. I think the ANC has made it very difficult for other parties because it has conditioned people to free ‘stuff’, which is hard to keep up with. What the other parties should know is that the masses that have the ability to change the political land scape of the province and the country don't care about your plans for the year 2019. These people care only about what you can do for them today and now, thus the food parcels. Living in Africa means you have to do politics the African way and I be lieve the ANC has set a blueprint that is going to take many years to get rid of. Every election we are going to have from here onwards may just be won through availability of food parcels.
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‘Don’t waste vote on small parties’
S heppie m ust Sheppie must lean-up iits ts a ct cclean-up act THIS past weekend I decided to take my family from Newcastle down to Port Shepstone for a “holiday by the seaside”. I was not expecting the town to look like the beaches we see on Top Billing, but I have to say I was rather disappointed by the poor state of the roads and the rubbish I
saw lying around. The litter in the photo taken on Saturday on Rethman Drive between R102 and Umtentweni beach was the first thing we saw as we drove into town. What an anti-climax! I know my family and I were not the only visitors to see this disturbing sight in one of
the province’s main tourist spots. As we were driving out of the town two days later on Monday, that pile of rubbish was still there and had grown. The local municipality also needs to make sure the potholes are repaired if we are to come back and visit here ever again. Disappointed
IN this constitutional democracy of ours, the voters are faced with an alphabet soup of political parties that are contesting the national and provincial elections. Many of them are built and based around one or two individuals or family concerns like the Mulders of the VF plus and what Rajbansi was for the Minority Front. The UDM is centred around Bantu Holomisa and the EFF around the misplaced popularity of Julius Malema. Then you have parties like COPE who spent its previous term of five years contesting its leadership battles in the courts of South Africa and did little to develop policy documents, thus leaving their supporters of 2009 confused and bewildered. In the once mighty IFP we have a party that is a former shadow of itself with a leader that is more concerned about his legacy than the performance and decline of his support base. Their offshoot, the NFP, is based mainly in KwaZuluNatal and is untested in provincial and National politics but aligned itself with the ANC at local government level. The ACDP is also a one
man show based on religious beliefs. Our constitution provides for religious freedom and recognises the right of all citizens to worship in churches and temples, tabernacles and mosques, wherever one feels comfortable to do so. That brings us to the remaining options. The Democratic Alliance and the African National Congress. We all know that the ANC under President Zuma is failing the country and is taking us backwards in all respects. Corruption is rife in all spheres of government under ANC control and it is a party of insiders and outsiders. If you are part of them you will benefit. When you are not part of their inner circle you are considered to be a second class citizen. We don’t even have to mention Nkandla or e-Tolls that are forced onto the general public and will be comingtotheotherprovinces. The ANC is a party of food parcels and promises. Before every election they go out to the poorer rural communities to secure their votes with promises of a better life andfoodparcelsthatarefunded by the taxpayers of this country.
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Brace your wallet for more gouging LAST week’s article in the Fever ‘Hidden taxes gouging your wallet’ must have left middle class earners quite punch drunk. Here are a few more facts to sober them up a bit. February and March 2014 saw 166 000 job losses. The national government has accumulated almost R2 trillion in debt and servicing this will cost R115 billion
each year. Both Telkom and Eskom are in trouble and each willhavetoraiseR1billionper annum for the next five years. On the other hand, 92% of our provincial education budget is used to pay salaries. Our government with 34 ministers and 33 deputy ministers probably makes ours the largest government in the world. Our President has the most expensive private home
in the country. The ruling party thinks that the moral compass is an instrument; will have us believe that the Secrecy Bill will safeguardus;thatNkandlafell out of the sky as a present to the President and that taxpayers’ money growsontrees and media freedom is an alien concept. J.R. Port Shepstone
Just before the next election they appear again... with more of the same. The Democratic Alliance has a track record of service delivery where we govern. The Western Cape outperforms all the other provinces inallaspects.CapeTownisthe best run city in South Africa and regularly wins international awards. Cape Town is also the best tourist destination. Twenty eight municipalities under DA control are out performing the rest. In short, where the DA governs we govern better than any other party. The DA has sound policies that we implement where we are in control. The DA is the only party that has shown consistent growth from 1994 to date. In 1994 the then DP received 1.7% of the vote and at the last election we received 24% of the vote. This trend is set to continue in the 2014 elections. The message is clear – don’t waste your vote on small parties that can’t make an impact in your life and future. Doug Rawlins Ugu Constituency Chairperson
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My husband and family leave me out Dear Doctor Nash, I married a divorced man, and all he wants in our marriage is peace because his previous wife was such a nag. Butwe live in an outbuilding on his father’s property. We support his family financially and when my husband and I are at work his parents look after our child. I can accept this as it is our cultural duty, and our child is safe. But when I am at work or out shopping my husband discusses our fami ly business with his parents and between them they make all the decisions. My husband and his family leave me out, but it is our life not his family’s. I am fed up living in an outhouse on their property and supporting them, and then my husband does not even ask my opinion, but just leaves me out. I want to move out and take my child and my husband, I want to be included in the
decisions that affect me and my family and not just be a money robot. One Angry Woman Dear O.A.W. I am with you, but there must be a reason why your husband is leaving you out of these decisions. Does he not think that you have a brain and some common sense? He knows you! If you are a sensible woman, as well as angry, I think you must sit him down and ask him why he is doing this, and if he has a good answer well and good, but if not then tell him marriage is a partnership and that means there has to be trust and sharing, so start to share with you and to respect your opinion. If not then tell him he will not see a cent of your salary and that means that he must sup port his family and his wife and child all on his own, and we hope this makes him happy be cause you will make the decisions.
TOURISM 360 Africa Bike Week and all JUSTIN MACKRORY: CEO SOUTH COAST TOURISM WITH the two long weekends and the school holidays over, Ugu South Coast Tourism cannot rest. From May 14, the ultra popular Africa Bike Week hits Margate as thousands of motor bike mad folk from all over South Africa converge on the Greater South Coast for a feast of retail, entertainment, out rides and biker fellowship as pre sented through the iconic Harley Davidson brand.
As the last of the riders rumble off home, the prospect of the Sar dine Festival Programme looms with all sorts of events being planned to not only draw visitors to our area but also provide experi ences to enhance their stay. If you combine fishing competi tions, golf and bowls events, Ugu Jazz festival, Lions Show, MTB events, Interprovincial Schools Netball, festivals and cultural events up and down the coast, beach programmes, the Margate Air Show, marathons and endur ance races (and the list goes on) it is true to say that here down south our collective of events is probably the most comprehensive of any in KwaZuluNatal at this time of year. As is the case with any tourist destination, we all need to receive all our visitors in a hugely welcom ing and hospitable manner after all word of mouth sells more than an advert in a glossy magazine. Deep in the bowels of the East ern Cape Highlands, the mountain
folk in the tiny hamlet of Rhodes started a Stoepfees whereby visi tors could walk the quaint streets and stop over at a number of charming homes to check out art, craft, sample foods, drink wine and be entertained all with a friendly and very personal touch. The result has been that after one year, Rhodes has become oversub scribed with visitors (some staying 60 km away just to take day trips to the ‘fees’) and the number of event days has been increased. It is that personal touch that impresses people. It is by going that extra mile for our paying cus tomer that will bring them back year after year and also for them to recommend our area to others. Staging event programmes like the Sardine Festival takes a huge amount of community commit ment and cooperation by organisa tions, local government, the tour ism sector, private individuals, clubs, law enforcement the media and promotional entities and Ugu South Coast Tourism. So when you see more cars and people coming to town, spare a thought for all who behind the scenes and often without thought of personal enrich ment have been work ing for our leisure, rec reation and tourism economy they are the real champions in the greater scheme of things. Looking forward to Africa Bike Week and our forthcoming events we extend a big welcome to all and sundry may your visit to the Para dise of the Zulu King dom be enriching and exceed expectations. I am off to polish up my Vespa for Afri ca Bike Week have an event filled and happy time.
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Missing person: Jean-Pierre Fourie JeanPierre Fourie (23) left his home in Caro Road, Southport on 20 April. He was last seen wearing a navy blue short sleeve Tshirt, black tracksuit pants and beige sandals. Anyone who may have seen ‘JP’ or who knows of his whereabouts should contact Sergeant Meshack Cele on 039 681 9900 or 082 532 3008 at the Southport SAPS. PHOTO: SUPPLIED
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RELIGIOUS hall that is being built by volunteers has already reached roof level after only a month of construction. About 135 local volunteers joined in the construction of the Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Murchison during April.
The concrete foundation was laid in March and according to the church’s Rob Stamer, the project will be completed within the next three months. Stamer said all volunteers received training on site as most of them had not done construction work before. “Most of the volunteers
have office-based jobs but they were willing to get their hands dirty to see the word of God spread in this community,” said Stamer. Next week the roof will be put in place. Stamer said the current backlog of Kingdom Halls in South Africa stands at 300. “A lot of money for construction comes from
donations overseas and we are very grateful for that.” To minimise the backlog, Jehovah’s Witnesses plan to build more than 60 similar halls in cities, towns and rural areas every year. According to Stamer, 45 halls are needed each year to accommodate the growth of the church in South Africa.
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Hospice FEVER 11 offers hope, not fear May 2, 2014
>> The organisation is about quality of life and treatment CANDYCE KRISHNA
to 11 May. “Many think that if you come to Hospice for treatment, it’s NE of the reasons that yourlastdays.Thatisnotalways Hospice organisations the case as most patients visit a are avoided is because few times and some live for many years.” they have come to be The South Coast associated with Have you Hospice offers spedeath. Death, no had a good cialised palliative matter how hard experience using care for patients it is to accept, is Hospice? with cancer, HIV/ inevitable and Let us know. Aids, motor neuron becoming familVisit disease, tuberculoiar with a Hoswww.southcoast sis and multi-drugpice is of the utfever.co.za resistant tuberculosis most importance (MDR-TB), and their when fighting a lifefamilies. threatening illness in orVan Dyk advises immediate der to make those last few weeks, months or years com- contact after becoming aware of a life-threatening illness. fortable. “Even if you feel well, you This is according to Di van Dyk, CEO of South Coast Hos- must still register. We want to pice, who spoke to the Fever get to know your medical histoabout the significance of Hos- ry, family, beliefs and the like.” Besides caring for patients pice Week, which runs from 4
SPCA to hold sterilisation drive CANDYCE KRISHNA
>>firstname.lastname@example.org THE Lower South Coast SPCA is offering sterilisation at a subsidised rate of R350 for dogs and cats, male and female, in May. To qualify, individuals must earn R5 000 or less a month. Proof of income and an affidavit to prove that the individual is unemployed is required. According to Michael Muller, manager for the Lower South Coast SPCA, the organisation received a
total of 2 471 animals - either through stray animals, donations or collections - between April 2013 and March this year. “The sad part is that only 441 of the stray animals were claimed by their owners. This leaves us with 2 030 animals that could be deemed as unwanted,” said Muller. He strongly advised pet owners to sterilize their pets in order to curb the high volumes of strays. The average cost of each animal amounts to
R447 a year. That is R1,1 million per anum. Most animals have a stay for about two months with us when we try and get them re-homed,” he said “If we could sterilise more dogs and cats to reducethenumberofunwanted domestic animals, it will reduce the cost of re-homing, prevent a lot of cruelty towards these animals and reduce the risk of spreading contagious diseases such as rabies.” The SPCA would like to achieve 500 sterilisations during the drive.
at the Kingfisher House in-patient unit, nurses also attend to and treat patients at home. “Counselling is provided for family members that may need it and sometimes we assist with reconciliations.” The children’s programme takes care of over 200 children either infected or affected by a life-threatening disease. Community health homebased care and HIV/Aids counselling courses are also offered to those who want to make a difference in their community. There are also various training and short courses on offer. “Receiving care from Hospice does not mean it is the end. Everyone deserves to live with, and to die with dignity,” said Van Dyk. For more information or to become a volunteer, phone 039 682 3031.
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Planes gear up for the KZN Winter Airshow.
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Planes are due to ‘hit’ Margate during the KZN Winter Airshow in June.
>> Aeronautical awesomeness is coming our way
HIS year’s Margate Airshow is on 14 June and is part of eight airshows for the annual KZN Winter Air Tour. Coming off the back of a suc cessful Durban Land, Sea and Air Festival where morethan145 000people flocked to Durban beach es to watch the aviation festival, the team now heads into another KZN Winter Air Tour season. The 2014 season adds another two locations bringing excitement to the skies above Dundee, La dysmith, Newcastle, Pietermaritzburg, Margate, Ri chards Bay, Mkuze and Ulundi. Another positive development is that shows in Ladysmith, Richards Bay, Mkuze and Ulundi will be free, making events like this more accessible. “We’re excited to bring aviation and our format of airshows to Dundee and Ladysmith this year as part of the KZN Winter Air Tour,” said event organiser Brian Emmenis. “There will be more exhibitors and some munici palities have really exciting plans for the day,” he
said. Dr Clive Coetzee from the KZN Treasury adds: “If we can leverage the airshows, pilots and vested stakeholders to the benefit of children then we are making a difference in the province and in the avia tion industry and we’re not just taking aviation to the people but we are bringing aviation to the chil dren.” Eachshowincludesupto20localeconomicdevel opment vendors who will trade at the airshow. Over the past two years the local economic development programme has grown significantly at each airshow with success stories of traders returning to be part of something special in their community”. Project director and KZN Air Events spokesperson Justin Scott said Dundee will mark the start of this year’s Winter Air Tour on 17 May. The show will then move to Ladysmith on 24 May, Newcastle on 31 May, Pietermaritzburg on 7 June, Margate on 14 June, Rich ards Bay on 21 June, Mkuze on 28 May and will close at Ulundi on 5 July. — Supplied.
‘Sistrs’ doing it for others
May 2, 2014
>> Built on humanitarian thinking , ‘Supporting Impoverished Societies Through Relief Services’ has a winning recipe CANDYCE KRISHNA >>news2@ feveronline.co.za
NYBODY who has a big heart and compassion for those less fortunate can be a sister for humanity, says Hassina Kathrada, founder of “Sistrs for Humanity”. The non-profit organisation’s mission is made clear in the acronym Sistrs - Supporting Impoverished Societies Through Relief Services. “My humanitarian work dates back to many years ago. Through fund-raising and various sponsors, people in South Africa, Gaza Strip and the war stricken Syria have been assisted,” she said. Kathrada became involvedinhumanitarian work in 2002. Having climbed Mount Kilamanjaro twice, to raise funds for a children’s hospital in Ghaza City, and hostingfund-raisingevents for many non-profit organisations; Kathrada decided it was
time to head her own projects from Port Shepstone. “Sistrs for Humanity was born in 2012. We have assisted many local creches and organisation on the South Coast. We also support local crafters by purchasing items from them which we resell sale to raise funds for those in need.” Sistrs are female volunteers who will do anything from making sandwiches for patients at the local hospital to assisting with organisingafund-raising event. “The men play a silent role as they are usually the ones who have work. They provide a sponsorship towards an event of project while the women are more hands-on. The donors in Port Shepstone have been amazing.”Kathrada says she spends most of her free time working on fund-raising projects. “It is so uplifting to help others and to see how grateful they are for even the smallest donation.”
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An EXPEDITION of note >> Epic 500km race starts in Port Edward and runs over a full week
Team captains Graham Bird (left) and Donovan Sims are ready for Expedition Africa.
HE time is drawing near for Expedition Africa and according to organisers Kinetic Gear, teams are furiously making arrangements to see the best of the greater South Coast area in the short space of time that they have before and after the race. Africa Expedition takes place from 25 to 31 May with the start and finish of the 500km epic race taking place in Port Edward. The international event involves mountain biking, trekking, kayaking,
swimming, rope-work and orienteering. “South Coast Tourism is consistently liaising with the organisers, offering event support and itinerary suggestions which, amongst other activities, include diving and visits into the hinterland,” says Justin Mackrory, Ugu South Coast Tourism’s CEO. “Given that the athletes must allow themselves one day in South Africa per time difference from their home country prior to the event to acclimatize, we have the opportunity to really im-
press these world athletes with what the South Coast has to offer.” Top teams that have confirmed attendance thus far include Seagate New Zealand, Silva Sweden, Tecnu USA and South Africa’s top team Merrell Adventure Addicts. “It is always awesome to race on home soil and the South Coast provides the ideal terrain to stage a world class expedition race,” said Merrell’s captain, Graham Bird. “...It is a privilege to race the top teams in the world in South Africa,” he added.
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Tiny cars pull a big crowd
May 2, 2014
>> THE Triumph Sports Car Club spent five days on the lower South Coast last week. Festivities began at TO Strand in Leisure Bay with a gettogether and ended with a car show at Blue Lagoon Restaurant on Ramsgate beach. With a total of 160 Triumph cars, ranging from the TR Series to the sedan, it was truly something worth witnessing.
Having an awesome day are (from left) Khayakhazi Njisane, and Pat Guntu with Nkosanathi Mtelu, Siyabonga Mtelu, Lilifa Njisane, Angel Guntu and Tonny Guntu in front.
Michael Lister and Kogita Pillay.
Jason Stockdale and Benice Burger.
Brian and Linda Hansell of Manaba. Enjoyig some fami ly time are (from left) Kristoffer Wo jciechowicz, Isabella Wojciechowicz, Sa vannah Otto, Toni, Tyla, Peter and Adyson Wojciecho wicz in front.
Pieter Lilliecrona shows off his Triumph.
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Inamuphi umthelela impilo yakho emphakathini? ZULU
May 2, 2014
UNENGOMA eyayivame ukudlalwa nguMnuz Welcome ‘Bhodloza’ Nzi mande emsakazweni wesiZulu uKhozi FM, enezinhlamvu ezithi: “Umbu lalelani omunye umuntu ngoba ngelinye ilanga uzomdinga?” Lo mbuzo awudingi ukutolikwa ngoba usobala njengezinqe zeselesele. Lesi silo mosakoMphephethesasidumengaman coko anongwe ngobukhulu ubuhlakani oKhozini FM uma sisakaza. Sashiya em sakazweni sesingumphathi sangena em abhizinisini. Sasivame ukuyidlala le ngo ma ngesikhathi kusabhidlange udlame kulesi sifundazwe iKwaZuluNatal. Nanamhlanjengisamkhumbulakahle uBhodloza uma esekhuza udlame ethi: “Hhayi bo bafana bakithi nabulalana kangakakwenzenjani?Yinileengakaeni yibangayo engeke ilungiswe ngomlomo? Wena nsizwa ophethe isikhali njengoba ngikhuluma nje, uyakhohlwa yini ukuthi lo muntu olindele ukumbulala udalwe nguNkulunkulu njengawe? Uzokwenze njani kusasa uma usubhekene nesimo la pho uzodinga khona usizo lwalomuntu ocuthele ukumjuqa?” kubuza lesi silomo sakoMphephethe.
Yini eyenza ngikhulume kanje ngoB hodloza? Isizathu ukuthi impilo yakhe ibe nomthelela omuhle, owakhayo em phakathini. Angivumelani kahle hle nala ba bantu abavame ukuthi uBhodloza wa zakhela udumo ngomculo kamasikandi emsakazweni. UBhodloza ubenguthisha ngaphambi kokusebenza emsakazweni. Ababefunda naye KwaDlangezwa High School, bathi wayevele eyisilomo kwas esikoleni, kanti nangesikhathi esefundisa wayengaconsi phansi kubafundi nakoza kwabo. Indaba kaBhodloza ibuye emqond weni ngilalele intshumayelo kaMfu Arm strong Makhanya waseUnited Congre gational Church ngePhasika. Uthe wonke umuntu kufanele azi ukuthi indlela aziphatha ngayo inomthelela kwabanye, kantikunjalonje,nendlelaabanyeabantu abaziphatha ngayo, inomthelela empil weni yakhe. “Ngakhoke,” kuqhuba uMfu Makhan ya, “kufanele sonke siqikelele ukuthi siziphathakahleukuzekusizakalenaban ye. Kukhona abaphila ngendlela elimaza abanye, kube khona nalabo abaphila ngendlela ebaphilisayo abanye. Veleke
impilo injalo, inezimo ezimbi nezinhle. Futhi ngeke siziqede izimo ezimbi. Ziy ohlale zikhona ziyizinselelo. Okubalule kile ukuthi sibe nobuchule nobuhlakani bokubhekana nazo sizinqobe.” Uthe neNkosi uJesu akazibalekelanga izinselelo, wabhekana nazo ngqo, wazin qoba esizwa nguNkulunkulu. Uthe akulo na iphutha ukuthi empilweni kube khona izimo ezinhle nezimbi. “Uma zonke izinto zihamba kahle em pilweniyakho,”kuqhubayena,“ubokwazi ukuthi kukhona okungalungile. Kanjalo futhi uma konke kungahambi kahle, ku suke kukhona okungalungile. Abanezim oto bayazi ukuthi ibattery lidinga u ‘posi tive nonegative’ ukuze libe namandla, likwazi ukuhambisa imoto.” Uthe kuzokhumbuleka ukuthi kwasekuqaleni impilo yoniwa ngumuntu oyedwa ensimini yaseEden, kodwa yabuye yalungiswa ngumuntu oyedwa, iNkosi uJesu. Yingakho ethi impilo yo muntu oyedwa inomthelela kwabanye abaningi. Ulinganise ngabantu okubhal we ngabo eBhayibhelini njengoAbra ham athe ukulalela kwakhe uNkulunkulu kwamenza wabusiswa kwaze kwabu
siswa nezingane zakhe nesizukulwane. Uqhubeke walinganisa nangoSawulu owayewuhlupho ebulala amakholwa kodwa ngokugcina elalele iZwi likaJesu ngesikhathi eshaywa ngumbani, laphen dulwa igama lakhe waba nguPawulu wase enza okuhle emphakathini okwa phendula izimpilo zabaningi. Ngaphandle kwalaba okukhu lunywa ngabo eBhayibhelini, uthe nalapha eNingizimu Afri ka, uNkulunkulu ulethe uM nuz Nelson Mandela ongase kho obe nomthelela omuh le ezimpilweni zabaningi, hhayi eNingizimu Afrika kuphela kodwa emhlabe ni wonke. Kanjalo nathi kulen gosi namhlanje sithi: “Uma sonke sin gaziphathangendlelaezoba nomthelela omuhle em phakathini,sihloniphane,anga bi khona obukela phansi omunye, izwe lingashintsha, libenokuthulanenqubekelap hambili.
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Our trading hours are 9am to 3.30pm Mondays to Fridays, Saturdays 8.30am to 12noon
Authorised financial services and registered credit provider (NCRCP15). The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (Reg. No. 1962/000738/06). Moving Forward is a trademark of The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited. SBSA 179410 - 4/14
ABANYE babalandeli beIFP badube imbizo kamengameli wabo uDkt Mangosuthu Buthele zi, ebiseMshweshwe enkundleni yezemidlalo eZinqoleni emva kokulindaisikhathiesideengafiki. Le mbizo ebingoMsombuluko nobekulindeleke ukuthi iqale emini, ize yaqala ngo6 ntam bama sebezebahamba abanye abantu. Ngokusho komunye wa baholi baleli qembu eHibiscus Coast uMnuz Sifundo Ngwane, okaShenge akakwazanga ukufika kulomhlangano ngesikhathi ebekulindeleke ukuthi afike ngaso ngoba uphazamiseke esikhung weni sezindiza lapho efike seyi hambile indiza ebekumele ahambe ngayo nokwenze ukuthi afike sekudlule isikhathi eside era lini yakhe. “Umhholi wethu ubesu ka eGoli kanti ushiywe yibhanoyi ebekumele ahambe ngalo. Ngaleyo ndlela akakwazanga ukufika emhlanganweni nge
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Amalunga eIFP eralini yawo eMshweshwe enkundleni yezemid lalo Ezinqoleni ngoMsombuluko. Kwesokunxele uMnuz Mzamo Ngcobo, Nkosz Phumele Hlongwa, uMnuz Zakahle Ndaba, uM nuz Sphiwe Cele, uMnuz Sizwe Cele noMnuz Thulasizwe Cele. sikhathi ebesimlindele ngaso. Uze wafika phakathi kuka4 no5 ntambama. Ufike wakhuluma namalungu eqembu etendeni. Ugxeke kakhulu inkohlakalo eyen zeka kuhulumeni. Ubesenxusa abantu baseNingizimu Afrika uku thi kumele manje bavotele iqem bu leIFP elizoqeda lenkohlakalo nezihlava esikuhulumeni obusayo,” kusho oka Ngwane. Eqhuba okaNgwane uthe UM ntwanauButheleziuphindewagx eka inkohlakalo eyenzeka komasi pala lapho ethe kunezinsolo zenkohlakalo nokukhwatsha
niswa kwezimali zabakhokhi ben tela komasipala basoGu kodwa izikhulu ezenza lokho zinikwa em inye imisebenzi noma zishiye zi yoba amakhansela eqembu eli busayo emva kwezinsolo zenkohlakalo. Omunye wabaholi ocele ukun gadalulwa uthe: “UShenge ukhu lume namalung eqembu, ewanx usa ukuthi aqhubeke asebenze kanzima ukucela abantu ukuthi bavotele iqembu abangalethem ba ngoba iIFP isike yabusa Kwa ZuluNatal futhi kuningi eyak wenzela abantu.”
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Umkhuleko wokwehlisa izingozi oGwini
May 2, 2014
yingakho sihamba nabemindeni yabo,” kusho okaNgcungama. Uqhube wathi bazoqhubeka bawenze njalo lomkhuleko kubo bonke omasipala basoGu GINISILE NDOVELA ngenhloso yokwehlisa izingozi emgwaqeni. >>firstname.lastname@example.org Ubonge abaxhasi babo nemindeni yalabo KUBE nomkhuleko wokwehlisa izinga lezin- abashona ngokuphumelela ekwenzeni lo gozi emgaqweni ngoLwesine eRamsgate. Lo mkhuleko ube yimpumelelo. UMnuzBhekaCele okhlumelauMeyaweHimkhuleko ububhekiswe ikakulukazi emgwaqeni wase-Ramsgate lapho kwenzeka kho- biscus Coast Municipality, uNkk Cyntia Mqwena isipihli sengozi emgwaqeni u-R61/N2 , ngo- bu ongaphumelelanga ukuba khona emkhulemhlaka-1kuMasingana(Janury),ngalonyaka. kweni, unxuse ukuthi bonke abantu baseHiLo mkhuleko ubuholwa umkhandlu obhek- biscus Coast baqhubeke nalemikhuleko ehlose ukwehlisa izingozi elela ukuphepha emigwaqeni. komphakathi emgUthe: “Sicela waqeni eZinqoleni, abantu babumbane obizwa ngeZinqobabemunye kulo leni Community mkhankaso wokRoad Safety Counukhulekela izingozi cil(ZCRSC) ngokuzomgwaqo. Yilawo bambisana nenhmazwi uMeya uNkk langano yamatekiCynthia Mqwebu si eMargate, athe ngiwadlulise kiiBambanani Taxi nina nonke,” kusho Association, uMnuz Cele. uMasipala weHiISITHOMBE: GINISILE NDOVELA UMxhumanisi biscus Coast, um- Amakholwa ekhulekela izingozi eRamsgate R61/ wenhlangano yaphakathi neminde- N2 nasemigwaqeni yasoGu. matekisi i-South Afni yamalungu rican National Taxi Council (SANTACO) yaKashona kule ngozi. USihlalo we-ZCRSC, uMnuz Martin Ngcun- waZulu-Natal, uMnuz Mandla Mzelemu, uthe gama uthe inhloso yehlangano yabo, uku- banxusa abashayeli bamatekisi nezimoto ezkhuleka kuNkulunkulu ngazwilinye, ukuthi incane ukuthi bagcine imithetho yomgwaqo ukuze bagweme izingozi futhi behlise izinga lehle izinga lezingozi zomgwaqo oGwini. Uthe: “Ngangise renke yamatekisi nge- llejubane emigwaqeni. “Thina siqasha abashayeli abaphuma emsikhathi ngitshelwa ukuthi sekwenzeke ingozi enyantisa igazi phakathi kwetekisi ebisuka e- phakathini futhi emakhaya angafani. Lokho EasternCapenezimotoezincaneezimbili.Kule kusho ukuthi ukuziphatha kwabo angeke kungozikwafaabantuabayi-12.Kwakuyisiphihli fane. Sicela ukuhloniphana emgwaqeni kulomgwaqo u-R61/N2. Izimoto zashayisana nokuthi uma umthetho uthi hamba ngamakhanda ngoba enye yashiya umzila kwesokunxele udlule kwesokudla, yenze njawayo yangenakwenye,kanjalonezinyezange- lo. Yehlisa ijubane emgwaqeni ngoba liyabulana izimoto ezintathu, kwashona inqwaba ya- la. Sicela umphakathi ubabike abashayeli bantu etekisini nakuzo lezimoto. Sicela uMdali abashayela budedengu nababeka izimpilo ehlise izinga lezingozi kulendawo. Silana nje zabo engozini. Bikani ezinhlanganweni zaukuzoxhumana nalabo abasala kulendawo matekisi,” kusho uMnuz Mzelemu.
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Kwesokunxele uNgqongqoshe wezokuThuthukiswa koMphakathi uNkk Weziwe Thusi, uMeya waseMzumbe uMnuz Thembinkosi Gumede noMeya woGu District Municipality uNks Ntombi fikile Gumede benikela ngezinsiza eTheza Creche ngesonto eledlule.
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Pets/Aquariums/ Tropical Fish
JACK Russel Puppies R900. Ready by 12 May. Brian 082 562 2176
Wanted to Buy
CASH offered for Higher End Watches, Rolex, Cartier, Tag, Omega, etc. Even if broken. We buy Silver- Coins/Antiques. Contact 083 794 1891
Commercial Premises to Let
TIG Howie Office space “Office space to Rent 5x1
in Shelly Beach”
Dynamic person, or business associated with the Engineering or Construction Industry. Open plan office space, Shared reception with extension lines to work stations as well as Shared boardroom and mess facilities. Ample safe parking available. Contact Grant on 083 272 1938
Flats to Let
BANANA BEACH Spacious 2 bed. LUG, R3500pm incl. W/L. Dep. req. 072 117 4863 UVONGO Main Beach 1 bed, 1 bath, carport in secure complex. Own access to beach. R3500.00 incl L&W. 083 453 4948
INFO pers 6x2
Houses to Let
PORT Edward, 2 bedrooms, furnished,R3000.00 p.m. incl L/W Contact 039 3111 271 SOUTHPORT 3 Bed luxury unit o/plan lounge/dining/kitchen, f/fitted BIC granite tops, LUG, 180 Deg Seaview R4375. incl. W, excl L. 083 799 2288 SPACIOUS 3 bedroom house in Sunwich Port. Fine for sharing. 083 868 0038
AATONY’S CAR 5X1
Bakkies & cars Dead or alive voetstoets. R5000 - R80 000 082 451 0986
ALL BAKKIES CARS Used Rusted Damaged Vehicles
Trucks, Caravans Trailers, Bakkie Bins, Canopies, Tailgates & tyres 031 902 5820 082 623 0986 082 455 0107
Flats for Sale
BRAND NEW UPMARKET FLATS FOR SALE IN UVONGO. BUY OFF PLAN NO TRANSFER DUTIES. 2 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHROOMS. WALKING DISTANCE TO THE BEACH. FROM R595 000 to R695 000. SOME FLATS WITH STUNNING BREAKER SEAVIEW. THIS OFFER WILL NEVER BE REPEATED. CONTACT DELOP DIRECT LEON 082 770 6363
1600 BEACH BUGGY, hard top blue and white. R16 000 As is with papers. Contact Penny. 039 315 1955
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(All Hours) Cash Paid
AATONY - SPOT CASH
FOR ALL BAKKIES & CARS
DEAD OR ALIVE From R5000 R100 000 VOETSTOETS BEAT ALL OFFERS
083 587 7111
DEAD OR ALIVE
AATONY - SPOT CASH
Bakkie and cars wanted in absolutely any condition
084 205 2938
AVON COSMETICS. Do you need to earn money? Direct Selling NO SALARY, commission only. SMS your FULL NAME & AREA where you live to 083 743 6399 GAVIN seeking employment, experience in graphics design/web development/web master. Contact: 076 340 1619 MONICA seeks work as a Chef. 8 yrs Exp. 079 433 2570 RECEPTIONIST/TELESALES, must be dynamic, honest, mature and computer literate. Post C.V. to Box 960, Port Edward, 4295 SWEETNESS is looking for a Filing Clerk or any other position. 5 yrs exp. & refs. 079 776 5869 ZOLEKA, looking for domestic work, 5 days , live in or out, not a problem. Contact: 060 3875 311
ADVERTISE your BuSInESS with us and see how it gRowS
039 682 1010 south coast
PETS 5x2homes Good
29 Uvongo Square, Foster Rd, Uvongo Tel: 039 315 0046 • Fax: 086 693 5201
we pay cash!
Operating natiOnwide since 2000 call: 031 701 0678 mark: 082 878 9115 “we will cOme tO yOU”
POSITION AVAILABLE Onboard weighing system technician Salary: R15 000 to R18000 Park Rynie and surrounds CV’s to be hand delivered to our office. Info Personnel, Uvongo Square, Foster Road, Uvongo. All salaries will be discussed in the interviews.
needed for Harmony Hill Rescue Dogs.
• Cross breed puppies : Tickey, Tuppence, Sixpence, Ten Cents and Shilling. Full of character and love. • Mix breed dogs all ages and sizes. Also delightful cats and kittens. Happy, healthy and full of energy just waiting for their new homes. Come on South Coasters give these animals a chance.
039 681 3909 / 071 814 4018 firstname.lastname@example.org
A1 TREE FELLIng/SITE SERVICES Expert tree felling & site services: include cleaning, destumping & transport.
Marine Drive (opp Albany Bakery)
• General Hardware • Keys cut
TEL/FAX: 039 312 1756
084 047 2600
South Coast Mini Loads
• Local and country wide removals • Weekly trips to GAUTENG, DUBN, PMB • Monthly trips to E.London, PE, Cape Town • Return trips SPECIALS • Enclosed trucks • FREE insurance up to R300 000 • Competitive prices • No load too small TELEPHONE: Christo 084 047 2600 Petra 079 026 2619 Tel: 039 314 4699 Fax: 086 610 3567 email@example.com
Timber Construction, Supply & Maintenance
076 922 3686 Office Space to Let Close to CBD in Port Shepstone, air conditioned, good parking over 200 sq/m. Contact: Mac 073 309 2382
ID ON THE A P WANTED S P H S OT A Bakkies & Cars – Dead or Alive. C Voetstoots R5000 – R100 000. Will beat any offer
073 846 3027
Cable Stolen - Please Phone: 076 906 4805 We Are Mobile Port Edward To Southbroom - we will come to your home for “no stress grooming” in familiar surroundings! OR Our grooms will collect & return your pet all spick & span & ready to dig up moles, roll in the sand & get dirty again!
GOOD NEWS A2Z MANABA is Opening opposite Giorgio’s Panelbeaters 1st May 2014
There will be
Come & enjoy Live Music “Money or the Box” Fun Auctions & Clowns MAIN PRIZE VALUE
Opp Giorgio's Panelbeaters- Manaba Manaba : 039 312 1904 AATONYS CAR SALES 3X2 Uvongo : 039 315 1254 Ramsgate: 039 314 9254
beverages / food will be available
South Coast Fever
May 2, 2014
classifieds Marina Beach Clinic & Surgery Open Monday - Sunday and holidays from 2pm-6pm 082 446 7332 / 079 063 4468 Dr Taks Singh Available Tues afternoons 5:30-9pm Surgery: 039 682 4494 / 082 555 4826 Marina Beach Clinic also does emergency call outs 082 446 7332
DR. CAThRIn VEnTER
M.Soc.Sci, PhD - Practice no: 0290157
• Adult, Child and Adolescent Therapy (All psychological problems) Couple's/Marital Therapy • Sex Therapy Depression/Anxiety Forensic Psychology/Assessments School Assessments (IQ and School Performance) Career Assessments
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MBC was closed during December and January due to illness. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Tel: 039-6822787 I Cell: 073 774 6416 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: 12 Quarry Road Port Shepstone
WELMI Clinical ODENDAAL Psychologist Dr. Cathrin Venter Clinical Psychologist
THE EAR INSTITUTE. Shelly Beach Contact (039) 315 0893
B.Soc.Sc(UFS), Hons.Soc.Sc(UNISA), M.SOC.SC(UKZN)
Emotional & Behavioral Problems • Trauma • Family Disruptions • Bereavement • Assessment
Anerley Pharmacy Southport shopping centre. Tel: (039) 681 3282
082 857 2399, 25 Reynolds Street,PORT SHEPSTONE (Next to Hibiscus Hospital Casualty Entrance) tel: 039-6822787 i Cell: 073 774 6416 PS 0108154, PR NO. 0384259, MEDICAL AIDS ACCEPTED
Dr Bernadine James Counselling Psychologist
Marina Beach R E S T
H O M E
Care for the frail and or convalescent. Short and long term care available. A quiet respite from the rush of modern life. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR AN APPOINTMENT TO VISIT US PLEASE PHONE WENDY ON 039 313 5390 / 079 939 7199 email: email@example.com or find us on Facebook
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COASTAL SERVICES DIRECTORY Call on us 039 682 1010
Practice No. 8625093
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Marine Beach Clinic
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“liViNG WaTeRs” Stunning Accommodation Selfcatering Cottages, B+B. Conferences From R120.00 pppn 083 654 6685 082 659 6942
Self Catering Cottages with lots of facilities R175 pppn 073 775 2861 039 316 6097 www.bellevuekzn.co.za
Secure, seafront 14 sleeper on Ramsgate San Lameer Main Beach. 180 degrees sea view. Includes SAN LAMEER VILLA 082 824 0390 domestic, DSTV Private self-catering Contact Tharia holiday accommodation 082 655 2278 low season rates
MARBURG CNR Lind and Berg Rd 039 685 5426 ESTABLISHED 1979 or Flooring the Coast for the 083 269 1462 Past 32 years. Specialist in wall to wall
KOKSTAD carpeting, vinyl + 083 301 2150 laminated flooring After hours Factory appointed Vish dealers: • Nouwens •Van Dyck •Belgotex 039 727 1644
ADMINISTRATORS & DEBT COUNSELLORS
DON’T WAIT!!!! CONTACT US FOR MORE INFO.
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Specialist in assessments for the last 22 years. Assessments also available in Afrikaans
Moved to 13 Wartski Drive, (Near Margate Netcare)
Tel: 039 317 1759
NOTICE HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY NOTICE NO: 100 of 2014 TENDER NO: 8/2/1467
Hibiscus Coast Municipality hereby invites Tenders for the Supply and Provision of Storage and Server Upgrade Version 1.0.
Tender documents may be obtained from Hibiscus Coast Municipality, 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone from Friday, 02 May 2014 (office hours 07h30 until 16h00), upon payment of a non-refundable cash payment of R278.00 (VAT inclusive) for each document.
“19 yrs experience, personal supervision” Call now for an obligation FREE Quote!
SUPPLY AND PROVISION OF STORAGE AND SERVER UPGRADE VERSION 1.0
Completed tender documents must be submitted in a sealed envelope, clearly marked “Tender No: 8/2/1467: Supply and Provision of Storage and Server Upgrade Version 1.0” which must be deposited in the tender box at the Municipal offices at 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone, no later than 12H00 on Friday, 16 May 2014 thereafter all tenders will be opened in public.
Tel: 082 445 0963 V N H
Hibiscus Coast Municipality subscribes to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act (BBBEEA), Act 53 of 2003, Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No 5 of 2000). The 80/20 preference point system shall be applicable during the evaluation and adjudication of this tender proposal.
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NOTE TO BIDDERS ON TENDER CONDITIONS:
The Supply Chain Management Policy of Hibiscus Coast Municipality will apply. The Council reserves the right not to accept the lowest tender or any tender and reserves the right to accept the whole or part thereof, or to reject all tenders and cancel the notice to tender. Tenders that are submitted late, incomplete, unsigned or by facsimile, electronically or not completed in black ink will be rejected and not accepted for further evaluation. Tenders submitted shall remain valid for a period of 120 days
All technical enquiries can be directed to Mr. Collin Ngilande 039 688 2043 during office hours. NB: Members or Directors of Companies or Service Providers who are state employees are not allowed to bid or quote. Hibiscus Coast Municipality 10 Connor Street P O Box 5 PORT SHEPSTONE 4240
LET US SECURE YOUR PROPERTY!
For:- Kerbing, Concrete Fencing, Pallisade Fencing, Paving Slabs, Gullys, Precast Arches, Water Channels, Stepping Stones
For all your paving requirements
Tender documents will only be issued on presentation of a receipt obtained from a cashier. Cashier Offices are at the Old Post Office Building at the corner of Woolley and Robinson Street, Port Shepstone.
SM MBILI MUNICIPAL MANAGER
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VNH PRECASTING cc Supply to Water, Sewer & Road Projects
Septic Tanks Paving slabs Pipeline markers Lockable slabs Stormwater cover slabs & splays Sewer rings & covers Fig 6, 12 & mini kerbs Steps Gulleys Wall cappings Pillar tops Soil Retainers Concrete benches Manhole spacer elements Cast iron frames
Rod van Eeden 083 702 6962 Jackie 083 280 6817
Tel: 039 319 2630 Fax: 086 502 9135 email: email@example.com
CONSOLIDATE DEBT INTO 1 PAYMENT LOCKABLE SLABS
For unlimited Debt - Listing Welcome
R30 000 - R600 p.m. R50 000 - R800 p.m. R100 000 - R1500 p.m.
R399 excl vat
DOUBLE WASH TROUGH
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R20 000 - R5 Million? Bring ID, Payslip, Bank Statement and Account Statements Shop 2B, Aiken Road, Portstone Centre, Port Shepstone Tel: 039 682 3502
VISIT US MONDAY - SATURDAY
South Coast Fever
May 2, 2014
Vacancy HR GRADUATE TRAINEE
garden i health i home i notices i renovations i buy & sell i to let i for sale
STAFF REQUIRED FOR FRANCHISE IN NEW HARDING MALL We are looking for experienced and efficient staff for the following positions: 1. Store Manager 2. Store Supervisor 3. Cashiers 4. Kitchen Staff 5. Cleaners CV’S MAY BE E-MAILED TO firstname.lastname@example.org (Please state the position you are applying for)
Illovo Sugar Ltd – Sezela has an opportunity for a HR Graduate Trainee - in the Human Resources Department. This position is meant to give the incumbent an intensive practical HR generalist grounding in line with Sezela HR succession pipeline. It is suitable for an individual who is passionate about people management and interested in building a solid HR career foundation in an industrialized environment. REQUIREMENTS • • • • • • • •
to advertise call us on 039 682 1010
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Possession of a recognized tertiary HR qualification is essential while a post graduate HR qualification will be an added advantage. Previous HR Learnership or Internship experience in an industrial environment is highly recommended Above average computer literacy in Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint and outlook is a prerequisite Willingness; commitment to learn and the contribution ethic are essential attributes Zulu language proficiency is essential Good verbal and written communication are a prerequisite Confident self starter with ability to use initiative is critical Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and good corporate governance is a necessity Good planning, organizational and interactive skills Good knowledge of modern HR theory and practice will be an added advantage Basic knowledge of labour law is highly recommended Unendorsed drivers license will be an added advantage
Applications accompanied by a detailed CV and proof of qualifications may be forwarded to: The Senior Human Resource Officer Postal: Illovo Sugar (S.A) Ltd – Sezela Mill, P O SEZELA, 4215 E-mail: email@example.com
CLOSING DATE: 12 May 2014 Should you not receive any response within a month from the closing date please consider your application as having been unsuccessful.
TENDER NOTICE AND INVITATION TO TENDER UMZUMBE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY CIDB CATEGORY: 2GB OR HIGHER Project Name:
Upgrading Of Umzumbe Municipal Offices (Phase 2)
Tenders are hereby invited for the Upgrading of Umzumbe Municipal Offices (Phase 2). The minimum specifications are detailed in the Tender Document. Tenderers should be registered and have CIDB contractor grading designation of 2GB OR HIGHER and appropriate experience in building construction. The works shall be completed within 02 Months.
GEARBOX & TO ADVERTISE IN OUR FEATURES DIFF PLEASE CALL 039 682 1010 SPECIALISTS Tel: 039 685 5160 Cell: 083 324 4448 Lind Road, Marburg
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PowER sTEERiNg, bRakEs, aiR bRakEs, HydRauLics, wiNcHEs, 4x4 agENTs Don’t compromise we specialise!
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31 Nelson Mandela Drive, Marburg, Port Shepstone, situated next to Amri’s Auto Electrical opposite Taj Hotel
FALCON TYRE CENTRE Port Shepstone - Tel: 039 682 5385/76 Open Monday - Sunday and Holidays
ON ThE COAST
• Tyres • Mags • Suspension Repairs • Wheel Alignment • Brakes & Shocks • Punctures
Contact us for our
CRAZY MONTH END SPECIALS
Lind Road, Marburg(just off the N2-Main Harding Road) Tel: 039 682 4158 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fully Protected Battery
Special for reconditioned batteries
TV & Sound System batteries
31 Bisset Street, Port Shepstone Dick Roberts Tel: 039 684 0981 Cell: 076 487 1679
Allans Mobile Repair Services RMI Affiliated
Repairs to Motor Vehicles & Light Trucks - Petrol & Diesel Regas & Repairs of Air Conditioners Shop 2, Consolidated Buildings, Manaba
Tel: 039 317 4798
Tender documents will only be available for collection from the Municipal offices on Monday, 05 May 2014 from the Finance Department’s office in the Umzumbe Local Municipality’s offices at P73 Siphofu Main Road, Mathulini Tribal Authority, Hibberdene upon payment of a non-refundable fee of R500 for each document in cash. The municipal offices can be contacted by using the following telecommunication numbers: (039) 972 0005 (Phone) or (039) 972 0099 (Fax). A compulsory site inspection will be held punctually at 10h00 on Thursday, 08 May 2014 and prospective tenderers are to meet the Client at Umzumbe Local Municipality’s offices at P73 Siphofu Main Road, Mathulini Tribal Authority, Hibberdene. Technical enquiries should be addressed to Mr Sandile Phakathi of Umzumbe Local Municipality on (039) 972 0005 or 079 019 6713 or email address: email@example.com. Completed tender documents are to be placed in a sealed envelope marked: Upgrading Of Umzumbe Municipal Offices (Phase 2) - Contract No.: UMZ-49T-2013 and must be deposited in the Tender Box at the offices of Umzumbe Local Municipality’s situated at P73 Siphofu Main Road, Mathulini Tribal Authority, Hibberdene, not later than 12h00 on Friday, 16 May 2014. Tenders will be opened in public soon after closure and only the name of the tenderer and the tender amount will be read out. The procedure for the evaluation of responsive tenders will be Method 2 (80/20) (Financial Offer, and Preferences).The 80/20 scoring will apply in the second stage of evaluation. Telegraphic, Telephonic, Telex, Facsimile and emailed tenders will not be accepted. Courried documents must be deposited in the tender box by the courrier company. The following points will be awarded during the second stage of evaluation: Price = 80 B-BEE Status Level of Contributor 1 = 20 B-BEE Status Level of Contributor 2 = 9 B-BEE Status Level of Contributor 3 = 8 B-BEE Status Level of Contributor 4 = 5 B-BEE Status Level of Contributor 5 = 4 B-BEE Status Level of Contributor 6 = 3 B-BEE Status Level of Contributor 7 = 2 B-BEE Status Level of Contributor 8 = 1 Non-Compliant Contributor = 0 TOTAL = 100 N.C. Mgijima Municipal Manager Umzumbe Local Municipality
South Coast Fever
May 2, 2014
SOUTH COAST FEVER CELEBRATES
20 YEARS OF DEMOCRACY
President Nelson Mandela is sworn in
SA hosts and wins the Rugby World Cup
Truth and Reconciliation hearings start New Constitution is accepted SA hosts and wins the Africa Nations Cup
Reconstruction and Development Programme
New ﬂag is announced
First democratic elections
Robben Island Museum opens
Final Truth and Reconciliation report Voortrekkerhoogte is renamed Thaba Tshwane (mountain of the monkeys)
New national anthem is introduced
The ﬁrst World Congress Against Racism is held in Durban
Mark Shuttleworth becomes the ﬁrst South African astronaut
Second democratic elections
Thabo Mbeki becomes president
Last volumes of the ﬁnal Truth and Reconciliation report issued
SA serves on the UN Security Council
Announcement that SA will host the 2010 Soccer World Cup
The Springboks win the World Rugby Cup in France
Same-sex marriages are legalised
The SA movie ‘Tsotsi’ wins an Oscar
Freedom Park opens in Pretoria, next to the Voortrekkermonument
Third democratic elections
Southern Africa Large Telescope (Salt) opens in Sutherland
Public Works Jobs Programme begins
50th anniversary of the Freedom Manifesto
New Coat of Arms for SA is introduced
Theron wins an Oscar for best actress in ‘Monster’
iSimangaliso Wetland Park is declared a World Heritage Site, the ﬁrst of eight in SA
SA, Zimbabwe and Kenya co-host the Cricket World Cup
Hector Pieterson Museum opens
SA holds the ﬁrst Mandela Day, which the UN accepts as an international day for humanitarian deeds
Natalie du Toit qualiﬁes for the Beijing Olympic Games, the ﬁrst amputee to qualify
SA hosts the Fifa World Cup
SA joins the Bric nations
The COP17 Climate Conference is held in Durban
SA wins six medals at the Olympic Games in London
The Gautrain starts to run
Fourth democratic elections Jacob Zuma becomes president
Third census since the democratic elections
Source: News reports.
Nelson Mandela bank notes are issued Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is elected as chairperson of the Africa Union Commission
SA and Australia win the bid to host the SKA telescope, with the biggest part of the array to be built in SA
E-toll system commences in Gauteng
Julius Malema founds the EFF
A new ID card is announced
International mourning for Nelson Mandela
SA celebrates 20 years of freedom RUDI LOUW, Graphics24
>> Crossword Solution 149
May 2, 2014
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Down 2 Noise, 3 Unseen, 4 Bristled, 5 Truant, 6 Surfeit, 7 Negligent, 11 Democracy, 13 Addition, 14 Ferrule, 16 Intend, 17 Spi der, 19 Round.
>>Sudoku Solution 149 WINNER 149: Rosalie Bloom (Margate) Congratulations! Your name goes into the monthly prize draw.
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LAST WEEK’S SOLUTIONS
There is a monthly crossword money winner. Weekly winners are announced and stand in line for the monthly prize of R200. One name is drawn in the last week of the month to determine the winner. You can post entries to PO Box 23, Port Shepstone, 4240 or deliver to the Fever offices. Closing date: 1 week from date of publication. Down Across 1 Lacking in good taste 1 New (7) 5 Intended to amuse (5) (5) 8 Make full confession 2 Badly illuminated (3) 3 Agreeable (4) (4, 5) 4 Scandinavian country 9 To manage (3) (6) 10 Tale (4) 12 Fetch back again (8) 5 Exact opposite (8) 6 Motivated by love of 14 Coloured pencil (6) money (9) 15 To decree (6) 7 Business (7) 17 Incorrect term (8) 18 Fictitious person or 11 Given fresh confidence (9) thing (4) 21 Outward appearance 13 Unpaid (8) 14 Range (7) (3) 22 Dark curly lamb’s 16 Relating to teeth (6) 19 Convenient to use (6) fleece (9) 24 Full of soap bubbles 20 An enticement (4) 23 Shade of colour (3) (5) 25 Matter of pure chance (7)
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Teachers awarded for good results GINISILE NDOVELA
>>firstname.lastname@example.org SISTER John’s High School management has awarded certificates of appreciation to their teachers for producing quality grade 12 results in 2013. The school achieved an overall pass rate of 74%. Handingover certificates and other vouchers at Stages Restaurant on Port Shepstone beach front, school principal Mpumelelo Ndimande said: “We did not get a chance to thank you, so what we
At the handover ceremony for Sis ter John’s High teachers held at Stages restaurant are, (from left) Lungelwa Ndamase with 86% pass rate in Mathematics Literacy, Fikile Mthinti86% Life Science, Jabulile Mzindle100% isiZulu, Khumbulani Mthembu100% isiZulu, Xoliswa Lushaba82% Maths, deputy princi pal Petronela Mavundla, principal Mpumelelo Ndimande, Nonkululeko Shezi100% life orientation, Siya bonga Mpanza100% Physics and Sbongile Msomi 100% isiZulu.
are doing today is a small token of appre ciation to say well done to you, but you de serve better than this. “We know that our pupils would not have achieved A’s and B’s in their subjects if it was not for your commitment and dedication,” said Ndimande. Sister John’s is located in the rural area of Bhobhoyi and battles with a shortage of educational aids and necessary infra structure. Ndimande said despite such challeng es, teachers worked productively with the pupils and results were excellent.
Prayers for CRASH victims >> Prayer took place at the scene of a January accident where 12 people lost their lives GINISILE NDOVELA
N inter-faith prayer meeting was held last Thursday in Ramsgate calling for an end to roadaccidentsontheSouthCoastand to pray for local families who had lost loved ones in accidents. Present were representatives from the Ezinqoleni Community RoadSafetyCouncil,BambananiTaxi Association, the Hibiscus Coast Municipality, families of road accident victims, accident victims and the Hibiscus Coast mayor. Attendants made their way to the Ramsgate R61-N2 off-ramp, the scene of an accident that took place in January where 12 lives were lost and many were injured. The road was temporarily closed during the prayer. “Different denominations, pastors and the families of the victims prayed to create awareness about road-safety measures. We will con-
PHOTO: GINISILE NDOVELA
At the interfaith prayer service are road safety committee leaders, Bambanani Taxi Association leaders, Santaco leaders, Ugu District Municipality leaders, Ezinqoleni Municipality leaders, community leaders and families of Ramsgate accident victims. tinue to host this annual event through local Ugu municipalities,” said Ezinqoleni Community Road SafetyChairperson,MartinNgcunga-
ma. He thanked the Bambanani Taxi Association for transporting community members to the prayer and the
Hibiscus Coast Municipality for sponsoring a marquee. HCM mayor, Cynthia Mqwebu, and councillor Bheka Cele called upon Hibiscus Coast citi-
zens to unite in prayer while PRO for the KZN South African National Taxi Council, Mandla Mzelemu called on drivers to obey the rules of the road.
Successful catch and release
Excellent conditions for bodyboarders WE have yet again been super blessed with amazing waves and good weather this week. Sunday might not have been great but Monday was definitely a day for the record books. I'm sure each and every spot on the South Coast was going mad for thebetterpartoftheday.Therewas a significant crowd out at St Mikes where the vibe was awesome and more than enough waves to go
Weekend Margate Country Club golf action Tuesday 22 April 2014 Ladies’ Competition Individual Stableford sponsored by Margate Pro Shop 1 Shannon Gottlieb, 42 pts, 2 Margaret Ford, oco 38 pts, 3 Lyn Meek, oco 38 pts. Wednesday 23 April 2014 Wobblers rained off, played Thurs 24th 3 ball Alliance 2 to count. 1 Dieter Jucker, Dave Morrison, Damion Buckley, 80 pts, 2 Hans Bielhartz, John Barker, Andy Buchan, 78 pts. Arthur Tomlinson Floater ; John Gibson, Rob McGill, Brian Jef freys, 67 pts. Thursday 24 April 2014 Individual Stableford, sponsored by Margate Pro Shop 1 Mike Lee 42 pts, 2nd ; Doug Johnston41 pts, 3rd ; Mike Geiger, oco 39pts. Nearest Pin 16th spon sored by Hibiscus Re tirement Villages, John Ford, 3 rolls short of an ace. Saturday 26 April 2014 Men’s Individual Stabl eford. 1 Hans Beilhartz and Dave Morrison 48 pts, 2 Wayne Minnaar and Graeme Massam oco 47 pts, 3 Jim Finn and Alan Davies oco 47 pts. Jackpot multiple win ners carried forward. Ladies Competition. Three Ball Stableford Alliance. 1 Beryl Wil liamson, Anita Scheepers, Margaret Taylor 88pts.
around. While there, I was joined by Jus tinandDaneKlusener,WayneBeek man, Sean Bahlmann, Dune Barker and Bradley Moys, who also took advantage of the great conditions. I truly hope that the good offshore conditions will continue for the next weekend. For bodyboarding lessons or any information regarding body boarding please contact me on 083 694 7885. Till next week!
THE first catch and release species competition hosted by the Port Edward Ski Boat Cluboverthelongweekendwas a resounding success according to organisers. Each boat that entered was tasked with catching and releasing 10 different species, five bottom fish and five game fish. A special ruler was supplied to all entrants to measure the fish before releasing them into the water. Species targeted were game fish, Couta, Yellowfin Tuna, Little Eastern Tuna (Bonito), Cape Yellowtail and Dorado and bottom species Yellowbelly Rockcod, Musselcracker (Poenskop), Englishman, Scotsman and Dagga Salmon. On the first day of the competition, 25 boats launched at Port Edward and eight at Shelley beach. The surf was up and the anglers were faced with a turbulent sea but good catches were reported and photo cards were brought to the tent by 4:30 in the afternoon. The weather improved on Saturday and the conditions were magnificent with entrants launching at 7:30am. Saturday afternoon saw five boats with five species each and two boats with six species. Into day three with two boats on six species, the weather was absolutely only for the brave hearted and only six boats took to the sea at Port Edward
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and three at Shelley Beach. Knowing that the boat was anybody’s, those that were in the top mix fished extremely hard in torrid conditions, the photo cards had to be in the tent by 4:30pm. All but one boat, Chepy, were back by 4:00pm and there were seven species on the board with one boat, Loader, skippered by Mark Snyman, Paul Loomes and William Robertson in the lead. Prize-giving commenced with a jam packedtentandprizesweregivenoutfor the biggest of each species, followed by theprizesforthetopthreeboats.Thedorado proved rather elusive as nobody boated one. In third place with a total of six species was Tom and Gemmy with a gross weight of 52kg, the boat in second place was Loader with a total of seven species with a gross weight of 59kg and the winning boat with species and a gross weight of 68kg was Chepy, skippered by Alan Frazer and crewed by David Defil1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Prizes Biggest Couta Biggest Yellowfin Biggest Bonito Biggest Yellow Tail Biggest Mussel Cracker Biggest Englishman Biggest Scotsman Biggest yellowbelly Biggest Dagga
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ippi and Greg Defilippi. Well done guys, your perseverance paid off. They won a Seacat 465 with two Yamaha 40hp engines. Commodore of the Port Edward Ski Boat Club, Andrew patterson said, “I would like to make special mention of our main sponsor, Durban Yamaha, and all other sponsors that together made this all come to life. “FromPortEdwardSkiBoatClub,the committee would like to thank all the entrants for all their extremely positive feedback. It was overwhelming and just goes to show that anglers are concerned aboutthesustainabilityofourfishstocks and enjoyed the concept of catch and release. We would also like to make special mention of the Roam Free initiative from Inside Angling, they filmed the entire event and will be showing it on Supersport.” Size 24,45kg 29,44kg 10,3kg 13kg 22,6kg 3,4kg 5,25kg 9,97kg 9,6kg
Boat Loader Tom & Gemmy Loader Chepy Bliksem 4 Rama Puza Hello C Chepy Wind Guru
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JOHN Reasbeck (left) and his golf mate Denis Schmidt Spent Monday at Port Shepstone Country Club enjoying a friendly game of golf. They both consider themselves quite skillful on the greens and said they both have years of experience.
Winners are (from left) David Defilippi, Alan Frazer, Greg Defilippi and Commodore Andrew Patterson.
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