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volved he would also be arrested. At 6pm another police officer >>firstname.lastname@example.org Steyn spoke to about his security HIBISCUS Coast Mall car- guard’s arrest allegedly said that he guard manager, Johannes must not come and talk “kak” to him Steyn, has alleged that a and that he must “f@#$” off. Steyn said that when he did not plain-clothed police officer, who was trying to find HCM traffic boss leave the police officer grabbed his Dave Middleton on Monday, 9 Sep- bicycle and pushed it backwards tember, verbally and physically saying that he would “f.@#$ him abused him and his car guard in the up”. At 6.26pm Steyn went to the mall’s parking lot. Steyn tried to lodge a complaint Margate police station to find if Mtfat the Margate police station, but al- hatsha was there and to open a case legedly the police would not take his of abuse. “One police officer said statement and told him to go that I must report my away says Steyn. abuse to the station He spoke to the MORE commissioner, and Fever about what INSIDE they refused to ashappened. sist me open a case “I am not sure Bail denied to traffic head what the name of David Middleton, who is in the against the police. “When I phoned the police officer dock for sexual offences Mtfhatsha at was, but I will recogon minors 6.30pm he told me nise him. He and othPAGE 3 that the police had er police officers were dropped him off at the at the Hibiscus Mall in MargateAirportaboutfivekilMargate. I was off duty, but I received a call from one of my car ometres from the mall and told him guards, Vusi Mtfhatsha, who asked to ‘f@#$ off’,” said Steyn. Another civilian, Anne Lammel me to go to the mall because the police had arrested him and he did not from Margate, told the Fever she know why. I arrived at 5.30pm and saw four plain-clothed Margate pohe [Mtfhatsha] was locked in a lice officers storm the Hibiscus Mall marked state vehicle with the win- shopping centre, brandishing firedows closed so I could not talk to arms, failing to identify themselves. “Shop owners were harassed — him. “Vusi was handcuffed with his the bottle store and the pet shop hands behind his back so he mo- owners thought they were in a holdtioned to three men with his head, up situation. “One policeman was lighting up who were standing in front of the ATM. When I asked them if they a cigarette when a shop owner apwere police one of them said yes.” proached him, also not knowing Steyn asked why his security thathewasacop,andthepoliceman guard had been arrested and was merely drew attention to his gun, as toldthathisguardwouldbeheldun- if that was reason that he could,” til after the “operation” was com- said Lammel. plete and that if he (Steyn) got in- TURN TO PAGE 2
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FROM PAGE ! Shesaidthattheybegantheharassment in the car park by attacking a car guard, knocking him to the ground because he
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did not know whose Mercedes-Benz was parked in the disabled parking space. Lammel claims to have seen a car guard “hit, taped, cuffed and thrown in apolicecar”.Shealsosawfirearmsbeen brandished when the police stormed into the bottle store. “They ran around on the roof of the mall pointing their guns at shoppers in the car park. People were hysterical. I will come under flack for this, but these bullies can’t get away with this disgusting behaviour in a supposed line of duty,” said Lammel. Margate police spokesperson Gerald Mfeka said he will investigate the allegations.
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Hibiscus Mall car guard manager, Johannes Steyn, says police assaulted him and a car guard while they were searching for Dave Middleton.
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HE Trafalgar Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association have been working hard to make the area safer for all who live in it. André Janse van Rensburg, who heads the security portfolio, says the association has taken the responsibility of establishing a satellite police station to make it easier for residents to report crimes. “His dedication and that of the officer in charge of this area, Constable Comfort Mlambo, has led them to do something about the safety of
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David Middleton turns his back to the camera before hearing judgment on his bail application last Thursday.
>>email@example.com BAIL was denied to David Middleton (58), who is in the dock for numerous sexual offences on minors aged nine and 13. He made a brief appearance at Port Shepstone Magistrate’s Court last Thursday before magistrate Piet Coetze. The superintendent of traffic was neatly dressed in a black suit and gazed into the gallery behind him before taking the accused box. “The court has to take into consideration that the accused knows where the children live and that he allegedly tried to influence one of them over the telephone,” said Coetze. He said the charges brought before Middleton were serious and involved children. “There has been an outcry from the public to stop abuse against minors. The investigating officer has told the court that the evidence against the accused is strong,” he said. State prosecutor Colin Molebatsi requested a three-month postponement, but Middleton’s attorney Larry Seethal felt that a six-week postponement
‘Fever’ sports editor Quintin van Jaarsveld (middle) receives the KwaZulu-Natal Sports Journalist of the Year award from Alberts Breed (left, ME for Vodacom KwaZulu-Natal), and Patricia McCracken (member of the judging panel).
South Coast Fever editor, Elaine King, expressed her absolute delight and pride on behalf of herself and Van Jaarsveld’s colleagues. “Quintin writes sport for South Coast, Upper Coast and the East Griqualand Fever publications, and sometimes for other publications in the group. He is awesome in bringing sport news not only to avid sport lovers, but he makes sport ‘come alive’. “Quintin’s attitude is an example to all of us. He is always enthusiastic, always positive and we can learn from his approach to life.”
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EVER’ sports editor Quintin van Jaarsveld was named KwaZulu-Natal Sports Journalist of the Year at the Vodacom Journalist of the Year Regional Awards at the Protea Hotel in Umhlanga Ridge, Durban last Wednesday evening. A total of 832 entries were received in the 12 categories, with Van Jaarsveld winning the sport category for his gripping tribute to late, great South African mountain biking legend Burry Stander (Umtentweni), his standing in the South Coast community and how his tragic death in January affected the South Coast community. “I feel incredibly blessed to win this award. To be regarded by your peers as the best in the province is very humbling. I’ve been extremely blessed in my career and I give all the glory to God for giving me the talent, ability and opportunities I’ve received,” said Van Jaarsveld. The 30-year-old, who won the runner-up award in the Local Newspapers Journalist of the Year category at the Media24 Legends Awards in May and was the only sports journalist to be acknowledged at last year’s Media24 Legends Awards, also took home R5 000 and will travel to Johannesburg for the national finals on 1 November.
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wage hike of 12.5%, but are only being offered nine percent. According to media reports, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has called for government intervention and believe that workers are intentionally delaying the process. “We fear for our lives, but at the same time we have to work because
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we have financial commitments,” said a staff member. “Weallwantthistobeoversowork can resume as normal and we don’t have to be scared and watch over our shoulder all the time.” Service-station owners and managers did not want to be named because of fear of intimidation to their staff.
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the next day. The incident occurred where the Something Nice Coffee Shop is. Eyewitness accounts on Facebook indicate that a few people esaped only seconds before disaster struck. “There is no clear indication on what the causeofthecollapsemightbe.Astructuralengineer has been appointed to investigate, and this is already under way,” said Lenhoff. “The centre staff and service contractors must be complimented for their diligence and working deep into the night to secure the area and clear the rubble so that it was business as usual the next morning,” he said. He said engineers were assessing the rest of the building to make sure it is safe for customers to shop.
The collapsed ceiling near the Something Nice Coffee Shop in Shelly Centre.
SHELLY Centre’s manager says the cost of repairing the ceiling, which came plunging down last Wednesday at 5.40pm, is unknown. Riek Lenhoff said it was a relief however, that there were no casualties. “Fortunately the majority of shops were closed and there were very few people in the mall,” he said. Staffandservicecontractorsspentthenight clearing about 150 square metres of ceiling board and rubble so that business could open
‘Explain my child’s death’ >> ‘Whether a bullet killed her or not does not matter. The police chase led to her death’ CANDYCE KRISHNA
PRIVATE investigator has been hired to find further information about the death of her daughter Leanne Douglas (45), who was killed in a police car chase on 15 September. Douglas’s mother Leonie Luckin confirmed this to the Fever on Monday and said she is still searching for answers. The restaurateur, who had lived in Southport for a year, died in an accident near Umkomaas after being chased and shot at by police. They
then allegedly tried to conceal the shooting and only reported the accident. Luckin was the last person to speak to Douglas who confirmed in two phone calls that police were chasing her. She also told her mother “they are trying to kill me” during a second conversation. Luckin believes her daughter was murdered and police are responsible for her death. “Whether a bullet killed her or not does not matter. The police chase led to her death,” said Luckin. She said she is still waiting for a post-mortem report, but was told by
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“I want to see that report for myself. Right now I cannot trust the police,” she said. In a statement released by Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) there were apparently three vehicles chasing after her because she had allegedly been driving recklessly. One was an unmarked white Golf. “Evenifshewasdrivingrecklessly, they did not have to shoot at her. As much as this hurts, I will carry on looking for answers. There must be some retribution for Leanne,” she said. The IPID spokesperson Moses
Dlamini said an investigation has been launched. “It is alleged that the policemen reported just the accident and concealed the fact that they had shot at the victim’s vehicle. When the vehicle was towed away, the station commander noticed bullet holes in thevehicleandhecalledthe[policeofficers] suspects and tried to get clarity — they could not give a reasonable explanation for the shooting. The station commander informed the IPID,” he said. A docket of murder and defeating the ends of justice has been opened. The investigation continues. No arrests have been made.
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Dear Fever, WHEN I read last week’s Fever and the letters from the ANC comrades slating DaveSnashall,Ibegthequestionofthepolitical favouritism of Fever and News24. Why was there not one letter published in support of Snashall’s opinions? Nair’squote:“Itisaprovenfactthatthe ANC leadership enjoys an unparalleled track record in service delivery,” is nothing short of utter trash. I trust the Fever will quickly correct the ANC-biased perception of its readers for its own benefit. I will be forwarding this letter to your rival publication and social networks. Non-DA Ramsgate • Editor’s comment: There was no bias there on the part of the Fever, which has no political affiliation or preference. If we had received letters supporting Snashall’s view they would have been published. As was stated in the editorial comment, only three of the many letters referring to Snashall’s letter the previous week were published - and this week we have comment from Snashall.
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THE Port Shepstone beachfront hosted Heritage Day celebrations. This is a welcome change after recent news about the HCM head of protection services being detained on sickening charges, a well-known South Coast woman being shot by police and a child getting shocked by an Eskom power facility that was probably neglected, which have all made depressing reading.
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Ruthless dog breeding causes dogs to suffer untold agony Dear Fever, CLAUDIA Sherrin’s letter about unscrupulous dog breeders needs endorsement. Unscrupulous breeding of unscreened dogs results in an increasing number with orthopaedic or other inherited disorders. Many of these painful conditions interfere with their natural temperament. Some cases of aggression are responses to pain. For instance, large dogs are prone to conditions such as hip dysplasia which can be extremely painful. Unfortunately, a stigma becomes
attached to certain breeds that, to a large extent, is attributable to dogs beingtakenintounsuitablehomeenvironments or to the absence of training or to poor training. Well-bred Great Danes are not fighters, but reliable and stable dogs that will stand their ground if forced to. They are good watch dogs and are devoted to their loved ones. A humane training programme is essential because of their size and physical power and their mentally sensitive make-up. Harsh training methods can lead to a build up of suppressed
frustration, which may then be released in an aggressive outburst. ThesamecanbesaidofBoerboels which have been successfully bred to defend their homesteads. They are loyal dogs protective of their family and territory and will not hesitate to defend these. They are intelligent and obedient people-loving dogs and thrive under positive training methods, human companionship and structure. Verbal control, not physical force, is the way to control these dogs. Early socialisation for both breeds is essential. Structured training should be
kept up until the dog is at least two years old. Positive training methods will earn these dogs’ innate will to love, trustandrespectyou.Negativetraining methods or harsh treatment will result in an accumulation of fear, distrust and increasing resentment. Taking a large dog into your home involves the responsibility from the owner to nurture its positive nature. So often they are left languishing in the backyard as unstimulated, unattended guard dogs. Susan Henderson Umtentweni
Frustrating, I have to wash in one litre of water Dear Fever, I AM a concerned resident of Gamalakhe. I returned to Gamalakheafter10yearsandI’mconcerned and livid over the pathetic supply of water.
I am a student and every morning when I go to school there is no water. I wake up at 5am every day and have to wash myself in one litre of water. This is painful as I work and study in the healthcare sector as a student
nurse. I nurse members of the community, but end up contaminating my family due to an inadequate water supply. I am frustrated as this is the second week that we do not have a
consistent supply of hot water. This isnotbecauseourgeyserisfaulty,but because we don’t have a supply of water filling it. Samke Cebisa Gamalakhe
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Dear Fever, I WAS delighted to read the three separate letters intheFeverlastweekwritteninresponsetomyletters published on 6 and 13 September, and request that I may be allowed to respond to all three. Turning first to the one by Cllr Maphumulo who writes about the letter in which I stated that Deputy Mayor Johnny de Wet was making similar promises about houses for the people of Masinenge just before an election some eight years ago, as Mayor Cynthia Mquebu is now making. The houses, he claimed, wouldbebuiltshortlyaftertheelections.Intheevent, all they got was a run of crusher sand on a particularly bad internal road, and the partial leveling of a piece of ground for soccer, upon which further shacks were erected anyway. In his letter Cllr Maphumulo makes no attempt to deny these facts. Instead he tries to take his readers up a number of blind alleys like the UN millennium development goals, and housing projects like Mkholombe and Louisiana on which he tries to piggyback Masinenge which was, after all, the sole topic of my letter. Perish the thought, he says, that the ANC has any sharp weapons in its election armoury like handing outtitledeedsbeforeelections.ThefactthattheANC enrolled the assistance of President Jacob Zuma and the General Secretary Gwede Mantashe in the local elections in Tlokwe (Potchefstroom) last week as well as distributing 1 000 title deeds the day before the election had nothing to do with vote catching. I have no expertise in civil engineering, but I would think that before you can build new houses you would need Eskom connections, surveyed and serviced stands, and massive water and sanitation infrastructure as well as roads. This is why I said in my letter that the ANC might still be making dubious promises to Masinenge voters in 2016, let alone 2014. Moving on to the letter from Selvan Chetty, I have never claimed that I served on the Water and Sanitation Portfolio Committee for 10 years. I simply stated thattheDAservedonboththeFinanceandCoreBusinessPortfolioCommitteeofWaterandSanitationfor 10 years before it was expelled for throwing light into dark places. Advocate Chris Human SC was the DA representative on the Water and Sanitation Committee and his sage and well considered opinions and advice as well as his active participation in committee work were largely ignored or minimised by a hostile ANC and fellow travellers’ majority. Human made it his business to personally visit the site of treatment plants, pump stations, dams and rivers, and did not rely on disinformation peddled at portfolio committee meetings. Not a single one of Ugu’s 18 waste water treatment plants discharged an effluent into rivers that meets the minimum purity standards of DWAF. I am confident that members of public will realise that one councillor, as capable of
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hemaybe,winsfewargumentswithanindoctrinated ANC caucus. Let me assure Mr Chetty that no councillor gains norlosesanymoneybyjoiningorleavinganyportfolio committee. All councillors are paid the same rate as provided for in the Government Gazette. The point IwasmakingwasthattheANCdoesnotwantopposition parties or the public to know too much about what is going on in finance or water and sanitation especially when it is bad news, and recently there has been lots of it. It is strange that Mr. Chetty claims that the Ugu district is seeing the benefits of the recovery plan. In point of fact the Auditor General has informed Ugu that it is not even doing the things it had undertaken to do in response to the management letter following the submission of the Annual Report for 2012/2013. Heinformedthedistrictcouncilthatsomanymatters were qualified that it was likely that Ugu will receive a qualified (bad) report from him. Fraudandcorruptioncontinuesunabated,andselected staff members are being paid up to R27 000 or R28 000 a month for overtime. The overtime budget for the first month of the new financial year is already R900 000 overspent. Turning to the letter from my old enemy (and friend), Ronnie Nair, who writes under the heading “Leadership will remain focused on delivery”. Like Cllr Mathumulo’s letter he seeks to muddy the water, and change the subject by talking about Kwanzimakwe, Merlewood, Marburg and Albersville rather than Masinenge, which was the subject of my letters. In fact the leadership has done very little for Masinenge in recent years while it was the DA which keptsharpfocusontheinformalsettlementwithover 300 visits to the area to assist residents on a regular weekly basis, and over the years nobody got a cellphone or opened a bank account without the personal weekly service provided by the DA. Both Ugu and Hibiscus Coast municipalities were kept up to date with residents’ requirements through the submission of the minutes of the monthly ward committee meetings which set out what was needed at Masinenge. Three years ago the ward committee, consisting of all parties, unanimously supported and promoted the proposal to the DFA tribunal to fast-track the housing in Masinenge. The project remained a fixed item on every agenda of every meeting. Instead of bathing in self-inflicted vainglory the leadership of the ANC in this area should acknowledgetheroleplayedbytheotherpartieswhichprosecuted this housing project with dedication, energy and drive over the years. If the leadership that Councillor Nair writes about is so focused on delivery why has nothing of any real substance happened at Masinenge since 1994. Dave Snashall DA Councillor Ugu District Council
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cated,thatiffoundguiltyhemustbe severely punished (meaning innocent until proven guilty). Iwillneverunderstandtheexact history of South Africa (as I’m not South African), but I sense some bias in the general comments regarding this case. A few weeks back (I can’t remember if it was in the papers or on radio) there was a report about an elderly woman who was raped and by default, some people
assumed the rapist was African even though there was no mention oftheraceoftherapistinthereport. Not too long ago some people took to the Hibiscus Coast Seconds Facebook page and used slurs like savages, beasts, and animals to describe Africans accused of lesser crimes like vomiting in public, being asked to keep quiet in a library or not taking away cellphones during an examination and yet not one
Coastal R102 road, a killing field Dear Fever, IT was not long ago that Fields Hill was in the news due to the horrendous accident which killed more than 20 people. No doubt that awful road has been the scene of several accidents, and some rather nasty. We have almost a similar road on the coast, along the R102, which has also been the scene of horrible accidents that could have been avoided if traffic authorities stop once and for all the use of the R102 for trucks and buses.
Drivers want to pocket the toll fees, but will claim them later from their bosses. A proposal has been put to the KZN National Road committee not to allow trucks to travel down Fields Hill. At the same this should have been done for the R102 between Hibberdene and Port Shepstone. Originally the R102 was built to serve the coastal areas, but I don’t know why traffic was divertedtotheR102whilethehighway was under repair. This diversion was a monu-
mental mistake made by the traffic authorities and has to be rectified immediately. The movement of trucks is on the increase and we coastal residents will have to pay with our lives soon. The R102’s condition is becoming worse due to these overloaded trucks, and the road is obviously not being repaired. This situation has to be brought to the attention of the KZN provincial roads department for its immediate attention. Jose M. Fonseca Woodgrange-on-Sea
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comment about Middleton has beenpostedontheFacebooksitelet alone called names for his alleged acts. So, the next time you feel the urge to vent about what you consider a social ill on a social media site or the newspapers, stop for 60 seconds and ask “am I being honest in my assessment of the situation?” Ijedeyo Oama South Coast
Dear Doctor Nash, I am not very good at relationships. I am now married for the second timeandinthatmarriageherfamilygaveme a job and managed my finances. The job failed and I went back to my trade. Then divorce, no car, no job, no money, no wife. Now I have found someone with incredible love, but I do not feel that way. She wants a ring and marriage and I feel claustrophobic and scared. I do not feel comfortable in a fixed relationship. I love parties, dancing and going out and she does not. I do not want to consider the other — sleep, eat, etc. routine. I am trying to understand this feeling inside of me and why I have it with this incredible love that my current partner gives me. What do I do? Where do I go in this relationship or do I just give it up and look for someone new? I am looking. “The Seeker”. Dear “Seeker”, Frankly I think that you
need to get over yourself. I know this sounds hard, but look at the results of this feeling of yours. One divorce and another break-up looming, and you describe the current lady as having “incredible love” for you. You do not find that sort of love easily, and if you cannot reciprocate, okay, but be honest and gentle. From your letter it seems as though you may have a problem with trust, and also a problem in being prepared to give in a relationship. Marriage is a two way, give and take relationship and when one partner is unable, or unwilling to bear his/her part, then it is not going to work. You say you are happy on your own doing your own thing, then why get involved in a close relationship? Is it that you are not happy on your own, but are not ready to be a full partner? If so recognise it, and stop pretending. Be honest. Much better.
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Good people do still exist Dear Fever, AT about 8.45am on Sunday, 22 September, in Umtentweni, I lost my handbag. The bag contents were cash, credit cards, store cards, driver’s licence, ID book and other items. At 3pm I received a phone call from Mr B. L. Khoza from Sunrise Farm telling me that he had found my handbag. WemetattheTwenitrafficlightandmyhandbag was handed to me with everything intact. Mr Khoza is indeed an honourable man and it is good to know that people of this calibre still exist. F. Cooksey, Umtentweni
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Dear Fever, THE budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of offcialdom should be tempered and controlled and the assistance to foreign lands curtailed lest Rome becomes bankrupt. People must again learn to work instead of living on public assistance. — Marcus Tullius Cicero, born 106 BC Rome 2000-odd years ago, and we have still not learnt. J. Boulter, 0slo Beach
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Be honest with assestment of situation Dear Fever, WE all awoke on Friday 13 September to the headline in the Fever about David John Phillip Middleton, a high-ranking official of the Hibiscus Coast Municipality, who had been arrested for alleged sexual offences charges. Fromthesubsequentcomments I read regarding his alleged charges, people have expressed their shock, but in the same token advo-
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Hubby gives great sex only when stoned Dear Doctor Nash, I have a problem, either I get great sex with my husband, but then he has to be on weed, or he has premature ejaculation and it is all over within two minutes. That is since he gave up on weed and took to drinking wine. I know he should not be smoking, but he enjoys it and there is a greatbenefit.Alsoitischeaper.Hedoeshave a habit of addiction, and of course the one is illegal and the other is not. But for me I do enjoy sex and I want it. His wine intake has gone up considerably over the past month since he stopped smoking weed, and it is costing us. I do not like sleeping with an impotent, drunk man. I know what I want, and there are friends who can help me, but what do you suggest Doctor? “Frustrated Wife”.
Dear Frustrated Wife, You are indeed in a difficult situation, and you put me in one too. You know that I cannot recommend that your man goes on to dagga, although I think there may be a case where a medical doctor may possibly be able to prescribe it. But I am unsure of that. Other than that, you have describedyourhusbandasanaddict,andifyou are correct he is in danger of becoming addicted to either dagga or alcohol, and this will not be good for either of you. Is great sex worththeprice?Ireallythinkyouneedsome competent medical advice and then some marriage therapy directed to the problems, that is, both your man’s and your own desires.Iknowthereisananswertoyourproblem, but that needs a frank intimate discussion which I cannot do in the paper. I wish you well. You know how to contact me if necessary.
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Cancer survivors enjoy an afternoon out
CANSA Lower South Coast treated cancer survivors to an afternoon of pampering, entertainment and wonderful food at the Port Shepstone Civic Centre recently. Taking part in the event were…
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Why be part of a tourism organisation? ONE often hears the cynical statement, “whyshouldIbelongtoatourismorganisation?” In short, if one is a tourism practitioner, our Provincial Tourism Act states that one has to belong to an officially recognised tourism organisation in order to comply with the compulsory registrations required by the Department of Economic Development and Tourism. But beyond this, there is no doubt that a collective approach to tourism management and destination marketing is the only viable way to ensure that an area is promoted and developed for tourism for the
economic spin-offs this vibrant sector provides. Many local tourism associations around South Africa often struggle to receive suitable support grants from their local authorities and as such, the ability to market and promote their areas in a competitive manner is severely hampered. Fortunately, Ugu South Coast Tourism is a very well supported organisation in that it receives substantial grants from the Ugu District Municipality and the six local municipalities within it. It is clear that this support is indicative of the importance our main funders’ place
on tourism and its benefits to our local economy. If one factors in the involvement of our private sector members, the tourism management for the district is very much a private-public partnership and we, as the entity with that management responsibility, can competitively present our destinations to our domestic and international market segments. Without that element of competitiveness,therewouldbeaninordinateamount of pressure on each and every tourism practitioner to try to market their enterprise or service to the extent that they can
realise suitable revenues. The principle is simple, we get the tourism trade and the media and consumers interested in the Greater South Coast as a preferred destination. Through our numerous marketing tools and the Internet, etc, they determine which part of our area suits their fancy and then they choose which tourism product or service provider to do business with. This set of processes, called the consumer-purchase response, is the ultimate outcome of our selling the first main principle “Come to the Greater South Coast”. Without that action, the actual beneficiar-
ies of the response (ie. our members and business in general) as said before, would be under higher degrees of promotional duress. By not being part of this promotional sequence, I believe that tourism businesses going solo are doing themselves a disservice and I urge those who have not got onto our promotional bus to do so by registeringamembershipwithUguSouthCoast Tourism through our memberships official Maxwell Mhlongo on memberships@tour ismsouthcoast.co.za Have a brilliant start to our warmer seasons in our paradise.
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FEVER COMMUNITY Mall pageant showcases coast’s beauties THE recent Mr, Miss and Mrs Hibiscus Mall Pageant at the Hibiscus Mall in Margate was well supported. Organised by Stacey Upfold from the Modelling and Make Up Academy and Leonie Martin, Hibiscus Mall manageress, the event attracted 62 contestants and many spectators. The theme was “denim and diamonds”, which most sparked stunning outfits, all glittery and sparkly. — Supplied.
The youngest contestant was Nkanyezi Cele (3).
In the 16 to 26 category (from left) Shenise van Vollenhoven (third), Katelyn Thompson (first) and Tehila Helberg (second).
In the three to seven category (from left) Jaca Sakelisiwe (third), Mia Wundrum (first) and Azaria Reggie (second).
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Organisers Leonie Martin (left) and Stacey Upfold.
In the 13 to 15 category (from left) Sesutha Tswane (third), Mbalenhle Nzimakwe (first) and Savannah Shone (second).
In the eight to 12 category (from left) Noluthando (third), Chanel Herrmann (first) and Lethokuhle Khumalo (second).
Mr Hibiscus Mall junior, Sbusiso (left), Mrs Hibiscus Mall Ashleigh Lazar (centre) and Mr Hibiscus Mall senior, Gift Jila.
Pupil debate on issues of the youth GINISILE NDOVELA
>>firstname.lastname@example.org ON Wednesday, the Gamalakhe police station staff and Olwandle High School staff joined forces to educate pupils about social changes facing the outh. The two institutions hosted a pupil debate in the school library where topics such as whether there should be an age to sexual consent, whether random drug testing at schools should be done, whether prisoners should get free education in prison and whether
juveniles should be tried like adults and sentenced, was discussed. Sergeant Vuyiswa Tyani said she and the teachers planned the debate for pupils to take part in so they would share their knowledge with their peers because the youth are likely to understand better the educational messages that come from their colleagues. Tyani said they wanted to involve the youth about getting solutions on how to curb teenage pregnancy, drug abuse and crimes committed by teenagers.
Rocking the night away CRITERION Yamaha hosted a Saturday night music extravaganza at Spiller’s Wharf on the Umzimkulu River with a concert featuring Jason Hartman. Hartman, who was the 2009 South African Idol, had the crowd enthralled as he played a wide spectrum of music. Proceeds went to the Rock n’ Ride 4 Rhino project. — Supplied.
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Lieutenant-Colonel Welcome Shusha said they gave pupils topics that affect them so that they could work out solutions, and so be more aware. “We wanted the pupils to debate the effects of crime and know about their rights because they are the future of this country,” said Shusha. The debate winners received gifts. The police said they appreciated the research done by the pupils and the spirit in which they took part,providing reasonable arguments, motions and objections from opposition sides.
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Enjoying the music (left) Leon Garbade and ‘Fever’ branch manager Tom Pearson.
Getting up close with Jason Hartman (second, right) are (from left) Jacqui Riddin, Anita Hulley and Myrna Masson. Enjoying the gig are Ronald Tarboton and ‘Fever’ sales manager Sandy Danckwerts.
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ISIGCAWU / NEWS 1
SOUTH COAST FEVER SEPTEMBER, 2013
THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER FOR THE HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY September 2013
HCM ON COURSE TO ERADICATE SLUMS On Friday 06 September 2013 the MEC for Human Settlement and Public Works, Mr Ravi Pillay together with the Mayor of Hibiscus Coast Municipality councillor Nomusa Mqwebu launched the Masinenge Slums Clearance project. The MEC congratulated HCM for its determination in ensuring decent shelter for those who cannot afford it as per the Freedom Charter which proclaims; “There shall be houses, security and comfort”. The project needs to be understood in the broad context of Millennium Development Goals which set the year 2014 as a target to reduce poverty levels by half, and clearing slum areas in the same timelines. The use of the word ‘Slums’ and its original programme of Slums Clearance, graduated to be what is now commonly known as the Upgrade of Informal Settlements. As part of its contribution to this universal developmental agenda, Hibiscus Coast Municipality identiﬁed three areas to be attended as part of this programme: 1. Mkholombe Slums Area 2. Louisiana Slums Area
KZN Human Settlement and Public Works Honorable MEC Mr Ravi Pillay, Mayor Cllr Nomusa Mqwebu, Cllr Elvis Ndovela, Speaker Cllr Ronnie Nair, Cllr Nokuthula Madlala, Cllr Piet Rademeyer at the launch of Kwa Masinenge Slums Clearance Housing Project.
3. KwaMasinenge Slums Area The ﬁrst successful project was the Mkholombe, Bhobhoyi Phase 1, which saw 697 homes built in the south west of the administrative capital – Port Shepstone. All these houses are now connected individually to the electricity grid, water and waterborne sanitation. Administrative processes are currently underway to effect transfer of these individual sites to qualifying occupants, and thus giving them a secured form of tenure. Hibiscus Coast Municipality
further recorded success by constructing 504 houses in Louisiana, for which it earned accolades in the form of a prestigious Govan Mbeki Award for Best Slums Clearance Project (3rd position). An additional sixty ﬁve (65) houses are currently under construction, whilst administrative processes to secure additional land for excess informal dwellers are currently underway. To provide adequate lighting, the Municipality has also installed two high masts. This will have an added beneﬁt of safety for its residents at night. Processes are
underway to facilitate individual electricity connections; the public tender closed in mid-August 2013. KwaMasinenge housing project is a special project as it will be the ﬁrst project within the context of the eradication of Informal Settlements Programme to introduce multiple storey buildings. The house product will comprise of single stand-alone 40m2 homes and multiple -storey buildings ranging from two to twelve units. While each individual qualifying beneﬁciary will be awarded secure form of tenure for their
exclusive areas, the nature of the project endorses the concept of communal living. While the technical details of these multiple storey buildings has focused on structural soundness and engineering ingenuity, much attention has also been given to the aesthetics to ensure that they blend with the surrounding environment of the golf course and residential neighbourhood of Margate. Amongst other infrastructural services to be installed, the project will have full waterborne sanitation which will feed into the Margate treatment plant; water to each individual site and a wellbuilt gravel road which will be upgraded at the later stage. Whilst the project will provide 882 residential sites, it will beneﬁt over 4 000 people who currently live in conditions of squalor which do not beﬁt human inhabitation. This is the commitment the Municipality is making on behalf of its valuable residents and is a promise it wishes to honour as its minimum contribution to the Millennium Development goals.
HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY IS TOPS The news that Hibiscus Coast Municipality has been scored as the best performing municipality in the medium to large category in the Consolidated Annual Municipal Performance Section 47 report for 2011/2012 has been welcomed
by stakeholders. The report was tabled on 31 March 2013 by the MEC for Cooperative Governance Ms Nomusa Dube, and has since been published in the Provincial Gazette. The tabling of the report is per
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the Municipal Systems Act, 32 of 2000 which prescribes that the MEC for Local Government must annually compile and submit to the Provincial legislature and the Minister a consolidated report on the performance of municipalities in the Province. The report focuses on the ﬁve key priorities of local government, and each municipality is scored through a portfolio of evidence which includes its Integrated Development Plan, the audit report as well as other external assessment methods. Overall the municipality scored 87 percent; the highest in the category of entities
of the same capacity. A prominent feature of this report is that Hibiscus Coast Municipality scored highly in terms of Municipal Transformation and Institutional Development, and its Integrated Development Plan is aligned to the Service Delivery Budget and Implementation Plan, a feat that some of the municipalities in this category failed to achieve. Another factor is the creation of jobs through the Expanded Public Works (EPWP) and good local economic development initiatives. Furthermore, in the ﬁnancial year 2011/2012 Hibiscus Coast Mu-
nicipality received an unqualiﬁed audit report and had a functional Performance Audit Committee. In addition, the municipality adhered to principles of good governance and has a sound Spatial Development Framework. The MEC has stressed that the main purpose is to report on progress being made by municipalities towards achieving the overall goal of “a better life for all”. Furthermore, the report is a key performance tool for communities and other stakeholders in keeping with the principles of transparency and accountability of government to its citizens.
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SOUTH COAST FEVER SEPTEMBER, 2013
Umasipala uthula uhlelo lwe-Expanded Public Works Isekela lika Meya kamasipala u-Hibiscus Coast uKhansela Johnny De Wet wethule ngokusemthethweni uhlelo lwe Expanded Public Works (EPWP) ngesikhathi kunomcimbi kwaXolo eThusong Center kulenyanga edlule. Babalelwa ebantwini abayi-110 abasuka kuzona zonke izigceme zikamasipala wase Hibiscus Coast abakhethiwe abazohlomula kulolu hlelo oluzothatha isikhathi esingangonyaka, kuphinde futhi
kukhethwe abanye ngonyaka olandelayo. Ngalolu suku bonke abahlomulile bathulwe ngokusemthethweni ezinhlakeni zomphakathi, kubalwa ubuholi bendabuko (Amakhosi), abantu abasizana namakhansela, amakhansela, nezinhlangano zomphakathi. Kulindeleke ukuthi zonke izinhlaka ezithintekayo zisayine isivumelwano sokusebenzisana (Memorandum of Understanding)
ngaphambi kokuthi labo abahlomulile bangene ensimini Bonke laba abazodlala indima bazoqinisekisa ukuthi bayazinikela ekusebenzisaneni ngokubambisana ekuthuleni nasekwakheni amathuba omsebenzi nokuletha amakhono emphakathini. Ukwethulwa kwalolu hlelo kulandela ukunikezelwa kwemali eyisibonelelo nguMnyango kaZwelonke weZemisebenzi kaHulumeni (Public Works) eyisigidi,
HCM Councillors and the newly appointed EPWP volunteers after the launch at Kwa Xolo Thusong Center MPCC
nekubhekwe ukuthi ibonelele imisebenzi engaphansi kwalolu hlelo, iphinde idale amathuba omsebenzi igqugquzele nokudluliselwa kwamakhono emphakathini. Lolu hlelo luzobe lulandelwa futhi luphethwe uMnyango weZokuthuthukiswa kwezoMnotho nokuHlelwa kwemiHlaba. Bonke
abahlomulile kulolu hlelo bayanxuswa ukuthi basebenzisane namakhansela ukuze umsebenzi ube yimpumelelo.
Municipality hosts a consultation meeting with KZN South Coast Ratepayers’ & Residents’ Association The Hibiscus Coast Municipality (HCM) management and the leadership of the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast Ratepayers’ & Residents’ Association (KZNSCRRA) held a constructive and very useful meeting on the 19th August 2013 at the municipal Council Chambers to discuss service delivery related issues. Isigcawu has learnt from the media briefing held recently that this meeting followed a previous engagement between the two parties in October of last year and addressed issues raised then as well as those in the protest memorandum delivered to the HCM earlier this year At this meeting, the KZNSCRRA representatives expressed their sincere appreciation of the fact that the Municipal Manager had acknowledged the problems of poor discipline, poor productivity, and excessive spend on personnel, as well as the fact that ratepayers were not getting value for money. The Association was also appreciative of the fact that roads, verge cutting, garbage collection, by-law enforcement, street lights and litter had been identified as key problem areas. The Association recognized that to correct these problems was a huge task and could not be accomplished overnight. Concerning the Customer Service Charter, the KZNSCRRA remained of the opinion that it was insufficiently specific but understood the reasons behind this
and agreed that an abbreviated addendum, taken from the commitments made in Service Delivery Budget Implementation Plan, would correct this problem. An
The Municipal Manager acknowledged the state of our roads was the “Number One Enemy”. Slides were shown of the extensive and thorough roads audit that
randage. On the question of the excessive spend on personnel, the Municipal Manager undertook to have a work study professionally done
Kwa Zulu-Natal South Coast Rate Payers & Residents Association (KZNSCRRA) and Municipal Leadership during the consultation meeting held recently at the Council chambers.
undertaking to have this done by 1 September was made. Readers are urged to visit www.hcm.gov. za and study the documents published there. It was also agreed to do a Customer Satisfaction Survey before June 2014
had been done which had resulted in an estimate of R300 million being required to rehabilitate the roads. Servicing of the required loan would be done within the present budget parameters and not impact negatively on the rate
to ascertain correct staffing numbers. If the Adjusted Budget allowed it this would be done during the first half of 2014, if not during the second half. Correction of staff numbers would begin thereafter. The Association urged the HCM
to accept that job creation ought to be our priority, that the private sector was the engine for this and that it was government’s duty to create an enabling environment for this to happen. Concerning by-law enforcement, it was explained that the by-laws of the previous TLC’s (boroughs) still had to be consolidated and the law enforcement officers trained on them. An undertaking was made to complete this in stages over the next 3 years, prioritizing those which impacted on tourism (beach, safety and noise control). The Association asked why by-laws from other municipalities could not be copied. In the interest of transparency and in order to curb corruption, the Association asked for observer status on the Supply Chain Management and Tender Adjudication committees. The Municipal Manager explained that the law did not allow this. On the 31% underspend of the capital budget for 2012 /13 the Municipal Manager said that he had managed to have this rolled over and had issued instructions to plan capital expenditure 3 years in advance in order to avoid this happening again. Both the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast Ratepayers’ & Residents’ Association and the Hibiscus Coast Municipality were satisfied with how the meeting proceeded and the spirit with which issues were discussed in order to arrive at solutions.
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SOUTH COAST FEVER SEPTEMBER, 2013
Home ownership at last ship the Mayor and the MEC for Human Settlement Mr Ravi Pillay. In his remarks, MEC Pillay highlighted how access to title deeds remains a fundamental principle of the government’s national policy in human settlement. This was so because this process contributes to the distribution of wealth by promoting home and land ownership. It will be KZN Human Settlement and Public Works Honorable MEC Mr Ravi Pillay handrecalled that ing over a title deed to the beneficiary of Ward 17 seen here with Mayor Cllr the DepartNomusa Mqwebu and Deputy Mayor Cllr Johnny De Wet. ment of Hu-
On Friday 03 September more than 100 residents from Merlewood, Marburg and Palmview became proud homeowners
for the very first time. This momentous occasion was held at the Port Shepstone Civic Centre, and was attended by Her Wor-
man Settlements provided the municipality with a list of about 663 properties from Gamalakhe, Merlewood, Palmview and Marburg. Of those, 87 had been handed over to the residents of Gamalakhe in 2010. Since then the municipality’s conveyancers have been able to register 130 homes, of which the deeds were the subject of this ceremony. In her congratulatory message, the Mayor councillor Mqwebu reminded the excited homeowners that what they now had was an inalienable right to property, as protected by our Constitution. She added that they were in possession of an asset which was a legacy that they could pass on to their children and future generations. Twenty families from Merlewood, and fifty-five from Palmview and Marburg respectively were part of the ceremony.
Lighting the electricity at Sea Serenade Resort Hotel in Mtentweni is Madam Mayor Cllr Nomusa Mqwebu with the Municipal Manager Mr Maxwell Mbili and the Senior Manager Mayoralty and Communications, Mr Simon Soboyisa together with the tenant, Ms Marthie Venter. HCM donated to pay electricity bill of more than R9 000 to the 67 destitute families who had no electricity after Eskom switched off because of their failure to pay.
HCM prides itself with success stories Isigcawu News reporters conducted some research in order to relay positive information to the readers of Isigcawu, about the successes of Hibiscus Coast Municipality and those incidents which the municipality prides itself about. Those aspects have also been seen as adding value to bettering the lives of the people. Amongst the key projects which are the milestone are as follows; Blue Flag programme The municipality’s beaches have consistently been awarded Blue Flag status since 2005, an international symbol of excellence in beach management, safety and water quality. In the current year a record seven of our beaches; Trafalgar, Marina, Ramsgate, Lucien, Southport, Umzumbe and Hibberdene enjoy this status. This represents the highest concentration of beaches in one local municipal area to be awarded this prestigious status on the African continent. In addition, the municipality ensures that the Blue Flag status is maintained throughout the year, and not just in season. Enhancement of the Ward Committee System The municipal area is made up of twenty nine (29) wards. To enhance the functionality of the committees and provide technical support, Council has brought extra innovation into this system of public participation by deploying senior political leadership, together with administrative champions in the form of managers to each and every ward committee. Furthermore, an internal tracking system has been developed to monitor the implementation of issues raised at ward committee meetings. ZK Matthews Award The ZK Matthews Award is awarded to the best performing group of ANC Councillors at the beginning of each year, during the January 8 celebrations. In the year 2012, the Hibiscus Coast ANC caucus was the recipient of this
prestigious award. It marked the first award of this nature by a local municipality. Africa Bike Week The Africa Bike Week, held at Margate for the past four years is as a result of a partnership between Hibiscus Coast municipality and Harley Davidson. This event, which brings together local and international bikers, has become an important local economic development contributor. In the year 2013 a
It is a golf tournament which brings together professional golfers from across the globe, and it enjoys pride of place on the international calendar of the sport of golf. The Hibiscus Coast’s strategic location, coupled with its world class facilities, has ensured the Women’s Golf Association’s willingness to host this premier event on our shores. As part of the legacy of the event, the municipality has resolved to e s t a b lish Golf Academy, which will primarily
assume duty on 01 October 2013. Enhancement of capacity of senior management In line with the objectives of government of a highly skilled and professional local government cadre, all senior managers have been enrolled for the Municipal Finance Management Programme through the University of Pretoria. The capacitation of senior management will strengthen the system of local government, and ensure the availability of a pool of skill in the sector. Electricity and Public lighting As part of the municipality’s effort to contribute to the conservation of energy, aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient street lights were installed on the northern entrance of Port Shepstone in 2012 Existing traffic signals have been replaced with durable and energy efficient light emitting diodes (LED) traffic signals
Newly rehabilitated Port Shepstone Beach Front record 5000 bikers took part in the annual mass ride, and more than a 100 000 visitors descended on the Hibiscus Coast for the duration of the event. South African Women’s Open The South African Women’s Open represents a partnership between Hibiscus Coast municipality, the provincial Department of Economic Development and Tourism as well as the organizers, World Sport Promotions.
target girls from disadvantaged backgrounds into the elite sport of golf. The concept was launched on Nelson Mandela Day this year, where 67 girls from local schools participated in a coaching clinic. Filling of Section 57 vacancies In the last year the municipality has undergone a re-structuring of departments, in line with its strategic organizational objectives. To this end all Section 57 vacancies have been filled, with the latest appointee expected to
Public facilities The municipality has rehabilitated its Port Shepstone main beach whereby it combined environmental consideration with marine engineering innovation. This was to reclaim and protect the road infrastructure which was damaged by disaster while re-instating and protecting marine life. As part of its innovative initiative, the municipality also restored the dilapidated Seychelles beach restaurant through partnerships with private sector last year. This was achieved with almost no public capital investment from the Municipality. The private partner had to spend his own capital
to renovate and rehabilitate the dilapidated public building in return for an opportunity to operate the facility in order to recoup his investment. Provision of decent shelter The municipality is one of very few local authorities who have been awarded Level 1 accreditation by the national Department of Human Settlements, effectively delegating it authority for the administration of housing programmes, effective from 2013. In partnership with NPC, the municipality also won the MEC’s Merit Award for the Ngcwayi Housing Project in the Govan Mbeki Department of Human Settlements awards Financial management The municipality has received an unqualified audit report for the 2012-2013 financial year, a status it has consistently maintained over the past few years. In addition, 100% of the Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) allocation for the 2012-2013 financial years has been spent, ensuring effective service delivery. Siyazenzela Food for Waste programme Siyazenzela Food for Waste project targets poor, mostly rural and peri-urban communities who exist on the peripheries of economic activity. The community collects waste in their area in exchange for food vouchers. In this way the community takes ownership of their health and living conditions, whilst at the same time ensuring their food security. Support for Student Registration fees Through its Youth Development office, the municipality supports over one hundred and fifty (150) students with partial bursaries for registration fees at tertiary institutions. A few students receive full bursaries.
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Newly crowned Miss Queen of High School Ms Siyathokoza Zulu at Uvongo Town Hall with Lungelwa Ndabankulu handing over.
On a sunny Saturday 31 August 2013, 23 beautiful young ladies from all over the Hibiscus Coast met at Uvongo Town Hall to compete for the Queen of High Schools title. This beauty pageant, which is organised by Hibiscus Coast municipality in conjunction with Yonwaba Nathi Projects, was in its second year running. Local artists, poets and deejays entertained the large crowd of an excited audience gathered there. The overall aim of the competition is to empower young girls to be assertive and generally positive in their outlook on life. As the organisers explained, teenage girls are faced with challenges which range from teenage pregnancy, drug and alcohol abuse, as well as the very real issue of HIV and AIDS. The pageant therefore provides a platform for young girls to embrace
SAPS applauds HCM law enforcement in fighting crime The South African Police Services (SAPS) Margate Cluster has commended Hibiscus Coast Municipality for their contribution to cluster operations related to law enforcement, especially in the Gamalakhe area. Isigcawu has learnt about this glowing account through correspondence addressed to the municipality, and dated 22 August 2013. In this correspondence the Margate Cluster commander, Brigadier Moodley placed on record that as the cluster they appreciated the dedication, cooperation and commitment of municipal Law Enforcement Officers and Traffic Wardens during the South African Police Services operations which were conducted at Gamalakhe from 02nd to the 10th of July 2013. Brigadier Moodley said the successes
that were achieved during that phase of operations were of highest order. He further commended the integration of services amongst all government departments, commenting that it had yielded the positive results. The contribution of Hibiscus Coast Municipality was instrumental in the following achievements; 29 shebeen arrests and charges, 14 drug arrests and charges, 13 dangerous weapons arrests and charges, 1 unlicensed firearm and ammunition, 95 B Class arrests. Amongst the aspects which SAPS appreciated was availability of Hibiscus Coast Municipality Law Enforcement Officers whenever they are required and the improved working relations between the two government entities.
SAPS applauded the Traffic Warden Mr Darren Govender for showing commitment in operations conducted daily to reduce crime in the Gamalakhe Policing area. Other municipal officials commended were Traffic Wardens Mr Nazeer Khan and Mr Sidney Pillay and Law Enforcement Officer Mr Devlyn Abbott Superintendent Jackson Mzindle said the municipality was heeding a call from the SAPS Provincial Commissioner Ms Mammonye Ngobeni who raised some concerns after the community had complained about the high crime rate at Gamalakhe. The operations were aimed as a response, and they had certainly yielded positive results.
Mayor leads successful women’s month activities The commemoration also coincided with the 100 years centenary of the 1913 Land Act, and is a prelude to celebrating 20 years of democracy since 1994. To kickstart the program a Prayer Day was held at Uvongo Town hall on the 15th August. On this day women from different congregations came together to pray for social ills afQueen Mandlovu , the wife of His Majesty King fecting women and chilGoodwill Zwelithini and Madam Mayor Cllr dren. In addition, they also Nomusa Mqwebu gave thanks for the many triumphs of women who Hibiscus Coast Municipality joined the rest of the Republic when the have succeeded against all the odds struggles and achievements of South stacked against them. On the 23rd August it was the African women were celebrated by women from various spheres from turn of young women to claim their space. Young girls from high schools throughout the municipality. This year’s Women’s Month cel- in the Gamalakhe cluster converged at ebrations were commemorated under the Assemblies Church of God church the theme: “A centenary of working to discuss issues which affect young together towards sustainable women women. Teenage pregnancy, drugs empowerment and gender equality.” and alcohol abuse were a few of the topics which took centre stage. The
session was particularly important in light of the fact that the Ugu District accounts one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in the Province. The next event was targeted at business women, both established and aspiring. This session which took place on the 2nd September was held at Umdlalo Lodge and was broken into a workshop and a gala dinner in the evening. About a hundred women turned up to network, interact and engage with presentations by departments and agencies established by government to support the business sector. Informative presentations by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, as well as Trade and Investment KZN amongst others, were the highlight of this session. The evening belonged to Ms Zoleka Langa, a woman entrepreneur who has certainly made a mark for herself in the business world. As co-owner of the Mnandi Meats chain of butcheries, as well as Directorships of several companies, she has made significant
their power, and dream big for the future. In light of the growing ‘sugar daddy syndrome’ it was fitting that this year’s theme was “I am NOT your entertainment, I have a future”. The competition drew over a hundred entrants, who were trimmed down to 23 for the final competition. The finalists were treated to workshops on modelling, grooming, and all things glamorous about the beauty industry. But it was not all powder and blush; the finalists also had opportunity to engage with the difficult issues facing teenagers. A week before the pageant, an interactive “boot camp” was held at Sweetdale Camp, and which focused on life lessons, personal development, as well as social ills affecting young women in our communities. The 23 beautiful young ladies all
impressed the judges, who had the unenviable task to choose the ultimate “queen”. Ultimately, it was Siyathokoza Zulu from Port Shepstone High school who walked away with the title, with Gugu Sikobi of Marburg Secondary and Yolanda Gomo from Wesbury College crowned first and second princess respectively. But as Deputy Mayor Alderman de Wet who officiated at the event remarked, every young lady who had made it to the final was already a winner. The event attracted over ten sponsors, and finalists received gifts ranging from stationery hampers to school uniforms and part school fees. The municipality would like to thank all the sponsors who contributed to making the event such a resounding success.
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OPERATING NATIONWIDE SINCE 2000 CALL: 031 701 0678 MARK: 082 878 9115 JAIDEN: 082 586 4007
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Marine Beach Clinic Marina Beach Clinic & Surgery Open weekdays 6pm Sat & holidays 9-4pm. Sunday - 10:15-1pm 082 446 7332 / 079 063 4468 Dr Taks Singh
available Tues afternoons 5:30-7:30pm Surgery: 039 682 4494 / 082 555 4826 Marina Beach Clinic also does emergency call outs 082 446 7332
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Anerley Pharmacy Southport shopping centre. Tel: (039) 681 3282
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September 27, 2013
The Small Enterprise Development Agency (seda) is an Agency established through the Act of parliament to support the development of small business in South Africa. Seda ensures a coordinated approach in the design and implementation of development programmes and the creation of service network for small business throughout South Africa. JOB TITLE: SECRETARY / RECEPTIONIST REPORTING TO: Branch Manager Minimum Maximum JOB GRADE: B4 R122915 R166297 MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Provide secretarial assistance and administrative support to the Branch by ensuring that day to day operations in the Branch Office are co-ordinated and managed effectively and effectively. The position will also answer and direct call to the relevant people, as well as receive and welcome guests in the branch office LOCATION: SEDA UGu (Port Shepstone) PREFERRED MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Grade 12 and relevant secretarial qualification; and 3-5 year experience working as a Secretary and Switchboard Operator. KEY PERFORMANCE AREA: Provide Administrative, co-ordination and secretarial services to the branch office; Manage switchboard and reception area; Provide public relations service to the branch office; Develop, implement and maintain an effective filling systems; coordinate and effect the dissemination of documents and provide and Provide administrative support to partnership and service providers relationship. PREFERRED MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Comprehensive knowledge of secretarial; administrative, switchboard and reception duties and responsibilities; advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and Scheduler) CRITICAL COMPETENCIES: Interpersonal skills; Written and Oral Communication and Planning and Organizing. ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES: Team Player; Flexibility and Customer orientation CLOSING DATE: 4 October 2013 Applications with a detailed CV and covering letter must be sent to: The Provincial HR Consultant, SEDA KZN Provincial Office, PO Box 52263, Berea Road, 4007 or email@example.com If you do not hear from the organization within 60 days from the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.
NOTICE HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY NOTICE NO: 234 of 2013
KWAZULU-NATAL TOWN PLANNING ORDINANCE 27 OF 1949: INVITATION TO COMMENT Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 67 bis of the Town Planning Ordinance, 1949 (Ordinance No. 27 of 1949), as amended, that it is the intention of the Hibiscus Coast Municipality to consider an application for Special Consent in respect of Remainder of Erf 3450 Margate. The subject property is situated at the corner of Marine Drive and Uplands Road and measures 4809m2 in extent; however the portion that will be utilized for the Place of Public Amusement is 612m² in extent. The subject site is zoned “General Commercial 2” in terms of the Margate Scheme. The purpose of the application is to obtain Special Consent for a Place of Public Amusement in the form of a Bingo & Entertainment Centre on Section 10 & 11 of Kings View Flats. A copy of the application is available for inspection between 08h00 and 16h00 at the Erf 666 Crescent Road, Uvongo, Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Planning. Comments on the application, which may be submitted by fax, mail, or email, to the Head of Department for Attention: Town Planner, Sthembile Ntozakhe, Tel: 039 – 3159244, Fax: 086 529 7256, P.O. Box 5, Port Shepstone 4240, Sthembile.firstname.lastname@example.org, by no later than 28 October 2013. A person’s failure to lodge or forward comments in response to this notice shall have the effect of precluding the person from further participating in the process, and taking any further steps, with regard to the application. SM MBILI Municipal Manager: Hibiscus Coast Municipality Date: 27 September 2013 Application no: SC24/13
JP - 27.09.13
HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY NOTICE NO: 220 of 2013 TENDER NO: 8/2/1393
1TENDER NOTICE AND INVITATION TO TENDER UGU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY Project Name: CIDB Grading: Tender No.:
Upgrading of Water Pressures on High Lying Areas in Sea Park 6CE or Higher UGU-07-1239-2013
Tenders are hereby invited for the upgrading of bulk water supply system to increase water pressures in Sea Park. The scope of work summarily involves the upgrading of certain water pipe lines with associated fire hydrants and the provision of a water tower with a capacity of 300 kL within Hibiscus Coast Municipality. The minimum specifications are detailed in the Tender Document. Tenderers should be registered and have a CIDB contractor grading designation of 6CE or higher and appropriate experience in water reticulation and elevated reinforced concrete tower construction. The works shall be completed within 28 weeks. Tender documents will be available on Monday 30 September 2013 from the Cashier’s office in the Ugu District Municipality’s offices at 28 Connor Street, Port Shepstone upon payment of a non-refundable fee of R350 for each document in cash. The municipal offices can be contacted by using the following telecommunication numbers: 039-688-5842 (P) or 039-682-4190 (F). A compulsory site inspection will be held punctually at 10h00 on Wednesday 2 October 2013 and prospective tenderers are to meet the engineer at the Ugu District Municipality’s offices located at 96 Marine Drive, Oslo Beach, Port Shepstone. Technical enquiries should be addressed to Mr Taurai Taivo at 039-315-6596 or 082-337-3295 during office hours. Completed tender documents are to be placed in a sealed envelope marked: Upgrading of Water Pressures on High Lying Areas in Sea Park: Contract No.: UGU-07-1239-2013 and must be deposited in the Tender Box at the offices of Ugu District Municipality Phase Two Building at 96 Marine Drive, Oslo Beach, not later than 12h00 on Friday 18 October 2013. The procedure for the evaluation of responsive tenders is Method 4 with the 90/10 Preference Point System. Tenderers will be scored for quality first and only those tenders that meet the specified minimum total score for quality will be considered further for 90/10 Preference Points System. 90 points will be for price and 10 points for the B-BBEE status level of contribution. Ugu District Municipality subscribes to Municipal Supply Chain Management Regulations and Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000, (Act No 5 of 2000) and therefore gives preference to tenders from Broad-Based Black Economic Empowered (B-BBEE) enterprises or tenders in joint venture with B-BBEE enterprises. Points will be awarded to tenderers for attaining the B-BBEE status level of contribution as follows. B-BBEE Status Level Contributor
Number of Points (90/10 Principle)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Non-Compliant Contributor
10 9 8 6 4 3 2 1 0
The Hibiscus Coast Municipality (HCM) re-invites interested Property Developers to submit their credentials and capabilities to be considered as a strategic development partner. This is for the development of an intermodal facility (with retail/commercial opportunities). The details of the site(s) are Erf 1876, Port Shepstone which constitute the Port Shepstone Taxi Rank. Full particulars of the RFP will be available from 30 September 2013 at Hibiscus Coast Municipal Offices: Old Post Office Building, Cnr. Robinson and Wooley Street, Port Shepstone. The RFP documents will be available for collection from Monday to Friday between 09H00 and 15H00 upon a non-refundable cash payment of R 278.00 (including VAT) for each document. Tender documents will only be issued on a receipt obtained from a cashier and payment can be made at any of the HCM cashier offices. A compulsory briefing will be held at 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone in Council Chambers on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 at 12H00. Completed tender documents in a sealed envelope, clearly marked “Tender number 8/2/1393 – Port Shepstone Intermodal Facility” must be deposited in the tender box at the Municipal offices at 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone, no later than 12H00 on Friday, 25 October 2013 thereafter all tenders will be opened in public. All technical enqueries can be directed to Mr. Siyabonga Zama on 039 315 9258. The RFP will, among other criteria be based on the following: Capacity
Development Concept and Design
Project Management and Integration
Total Points for functionality
The procedure for evaluation of responsive tender offers will be a Method 4: Financial Offer, Preferences and Quality (functionality). Evaluation of tenders will be done in two stages. Firstly, eligibility and quality (functionality) will be assessed; whereafter tenders with a minimum of 60 points will be evaluated using the 90/10 Preference Point System for Financial Offer and Preference. The Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA) applies to this tender. 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.
Tenderers shall take note of the following Tender Conditions: • Ugu District Municipality’s procurement policy will apply, • Ugu District Municipality does not bind itself to accept the lowest tender or any other tender and reserve the right to accept the whole or part of the tender, • Tenders that are late or submitted by facsimile or electronically will not be accepted, and • Tenders submitted are to remain valid for 8 weeks from the closing date for submission of tenders.
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.
Mr D.D. Naidoo The Municipal Manager Ugu District Municipality
SM MBILI MUNICIPAL MANAGER
Tenders submitted shall remain valid for a period of 120 days. NB: Members or Directors of Companies or Service Providers who are state employees are not allowed to bid or quote.
South Coast Fever Good homes needed for Harmony Hill Rescue Dogs
Phone 039 681 3909/071 814 4018
• Male and female Afrikanis. Porter is ten months, sweet, gentle, sterilised, and Suzie three years, very energetic and playful. Need not go together. Murphy friendly Afrikanis cross Bull Terrier, four years, sterilised, strong personality. • Amberleigh female German Shepherd cross is a really super girl aged three years, sterilised. • Sisters, Meg and Sally one black the other brown, four months, spayed. Possibly cross German Shepherd. • Ben and Dan strong handsome male brothers, rust and white, ten months. Cross Boxer/Border Collie. Sterilised. • Splash and Rosie, mother and son, black and white, medium size, sterilised.
NONE OF THE ABOVE NEED HOMES TOGETHER
NOTICE HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY NOTICE NO: 145 of 2013 TENDER NO: 8/2/1353
September 27, 2013
NOTICE HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY NOTICE NO: 170 of 2013 TENDER NO: 8/2/1372
PROPOSAL FOR A FULL MAINTENANCE LEASE OF THE CURRENT SWITCHBOARD SYSTEM FOR A THREE (3) YEAR PERIOD Tender documents may be obtained from Hibiscus Coast Municipality, 10 Connor Street Port Shepstone from Thursday, 26 September 2013 (Office hours 07H30 to 16H00), upon payment of a non-refundable cash payment of R278.00 (VAT inclusive) for each document. Tender documents will only be issued on a receipt obtained from a cashier. Please take note that Cashiers are at the Old Post Office Building at the corner of Wooley and Robinson Street, Port Shepstone. Completed tender documents in a sealed envelope, clearly marked “Tender no. 8/2/1372: Proposal for a full maintenance lease of the current switchboard system for a three (3) year period” which must be deposited in the tender box at the Municipal offices at 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone, no later than 12H00 on Friday, 25 October 2013 thereafter all tenders will be opened in public. All technical enquiries are to be directed to Mr Xolani Dlangalala on 039-6882033 or 0828333084.
THE ELECTRIFICATION OF GG MURCHISON 243 HOUSE CONNECTIONS WITHIN THE HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY Tenders are hereby invited for the works included in tender for the Electrification of GG Murchison 243 House Connections within Hibiscus Coast Municipality. Only Bidders who are registered with the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) with a classification grading of a 3 EP or higher, are eligible to submit a tender and will be considered for an award. In addition, all Bidders that are registered on the Eskom Vendor/Suppliers database will be eligible to submit a tender and will be considered for an award. Tender documents may be obtained from Hibiscus Coast Municipality, Department: Human Settlements and Infrastructure at 1 Protea Road, Marburg from Friday, 27 September 2013 (office hours 07h30 until 16h00), upon payment of a non-refundable cash payment of R 609.66 (VAT inclusive) for each document. Tender documents will only be issued on a receipt obtained from a cashier. Please take note that there are no cashiers at the Marburg Offices. Cashiers Office are at the Old Post Office Building at the corner of Wooley and Robinson Street, Port Shepstone. A compulsory Clarification Meeting will be held at Hibiscus Coast Municipality, Department Human Settlements and Infrastructure, No. 1 Protea Road, Marburg on Friday, 04 October 2013 at 10h00. The meeting will be followed by a site visit to GG Murchison site.
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 90/10 preference point system shall be applicable during the evaluation and adjudication of this tender. A compulsory clarification meeting will be held at Stannic Building, Reynolds Street, Port Shepstone on Friday, 04 October 2013 at 14H00. 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 90 days NB: Members or Directors of Companies or Service Providers who are state employees are not allowed to bid or quote. SM MBILI MUNICIPAL MANAGER
Hibiscus Coast Municipality 10 Connor Street P O Box 5 PORT SHEPSTONE, 4240
NOTE: TENDER Documents will NOT be issued at the CLARIFICATION MEETING. Completed tender documents in a sealed envelope, clearly marked “8/2/1353 – BID SPECIFICATION COMMITTEE CHECKLIST” which must be deposited in the tender box at the Municipal offices at 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone, no later than 12h00 on Friday, 11 October 2013 thereafter all tenders will be opened in public.
UMZUMBE MUNICIPALITY UMASIPALA WASEMZUMBE
All technical enqueries are to be directed to Mr Sershen Naidoo of Infinity Alliance on contact number 031 207 1213 or via email email@example.com.
C/o P.O. Box 561 Hibberdene 4220
The procedure for evaluation of responsive tender offers will be the Method 4 evaluation: Financial Offer, Preferences and Functionality. Evaluation of tenders will be done in two stages. Firstly, eligibility and functionality will be assessed; whereafter tenders with a minimum of 60 percent will be evaluated using the 90/10 preference point system. The Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act, 2000 (Act No 5 of 2000) applies to this tender. Total Score or Points for Functionality Criteria
Possible Full Points
Resources: Tools and equipment , Key personnel & Competent staff , No. of teams
Quality: Compliance with Eskom D-DDT standards, Construction Regulations, OHS Act, COID Act, HV Regs
Previous experience and Workload: Details of Completed electrification projects; projects currently under construction; and projects tendered for and awaiting contract award/adjudication.
Construction Programme: Project activities schedule with associated cashflow projections
Total Possible Points
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 90 days. NB: Members or Directors of Companies or Service Providers who are state employees are not allowed to bid or quote. SM MBILI MUNICIPAL MANAGER
HIBISCUS COAST MUNICIPALITY P.O.BOX 5 PORT SHEPSTONE 4240
Tel: C/o 039 972 0005 Fax: C/o 039 972 0099 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
RE-TENDER NOTICE AND INVITATION TO TENDER Project Name: Tender No.:
Ntelezi Msani Heritage Center: Phase I: Construction of Security Fence UMZ-26T-2013
Tenders are hereby invited for the construction of a security fence for the Ntelezi Msani Heritage Center which falls within the jurisdiction of Umzumbe Municipality. The works briefly comprise the construction of approximately 500 m of 2.4 m high security fence. The minimum specifications are detailed in the Tender Document. Tenderers should be registered and have a CIDB contractor grading designation of 3SQ or higher and appropriate experience in security fence construction. The works shall be completed within 3 months. Tender documents will be available as from Thursday 26 September 2013 at 11h00 from the Finance Department, Umzumbe Municipal Offices at Mathulini MPCC, Sipofu Road, Umthwalume upon payment of a non-refundable fee of R250 for each document in cash. The municipal offices can be contacted by using the following telecommunication coordinates: 039-972-0005 (P) or 039-972-0099 (F). A compulsory site inspection will be held punctually at 11h00 on Friday 4 October 2013 and prospective tenderers are to meet the engineer at the Umzumbe Municipal offices located at Mathulini MPCC, Sipofu Road, Umthwalume. Technical queries may be directed to Mr S. Mtoba at 072-310-4326 (M), 086-660-6810 (F) or email@example.com. Queries related to the procurement of Tender Documents should be directed to Mr B. Mzila at 039-972-0005 (P), 039-972-0099 (F), 082-310 0563 (M) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed tender documents are to be placed in a sealed envelope marked: Ntelezi Msani Heritage Center: Phase I: Construction of Security Fence: Contract No.: UMZ-26T-2013 and must be deposited in the Tender Box at the offices of Umzumbe Municipality, Mathulini MPCC, Sipofu Road, Umthwalume, not later than 12h00 on Friday 11 October 2013. The tenders will be opened in public soon after closure and only the name and the tender amount will be read out. The following points will be awarded. Price = B-BBEE = TOTAL =
90 10 (max) 100
Tenders shall take note of the following tender conditions: • 90/10 point system will apply, • Umzumbe Municipality’s procurement policy will apply, • Umzumbe Municipality does not bind itself to accept the lowest tender or any other tender and reserves the right to accept the whole or part of the tender, • Tenders that are late or submitted by facsimile or electronically will not be accepted, and • Tenders submitted are to remain valid for 90 days from the closing date of submission of tenders. Ms N.C. Mgijima Municipal Manager
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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. Across 1 Old sailor (6)
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New kids on the block >> Blue Waves drown opposition at SAFA Mtwalume Football Zone launch Blue Waves celebrate after their thrilling win over Turton Spurs. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED
Blue Waves on the attack against Turton Spurs. At the launch of the SAFA Mtwalume Football Zone are (from left), Sandile Mkhize, Langa Nyuswa (both SAFA UFZ), Bheki Khoza (SAFA UFZ chairperson) and Kean Webster (Hibberdene Build It).
Lake Eland Mile is back! HURRY - Enter Lake Eland Mile- Open Water Swim by 30/9/13 online & you could win a 5 day holiday for 4 people! . The Lake Eland Mile is back even bigger & better than 2012, the event will take place at Lake Eland Reserve on 3/11/13, situated in the Oribi Gorge, 35km inland from Port Shepstone, South Coast. This year sees a pre-entry prize for early entries being given away, cash prizes over R25000 & extra voucher/ hamper prizes for all our winners in over 29 categories. A Celebrity, Ms World Fame Fitness 2009 & Toned Bikini 2012 will assist in prize giving & will be signing autographs during the day. Loads of stalls, stands and food will be on offer. The 3000m swim is a Qualifier for SSA & the event is good training for Midmar. 2013 now also offer entries online and loads of info available on our website. Come for the day or for the weekend, don't miss it! Contact us by email / phone to send you the specials offered on Accommodation .This Open Water Swim event will also be televised on DSTV SuperSport SuperSwimmer. Contact Number 0829787962 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for info or any inquiries. To see this Ad's poster, get info on pre-entry prize & to ENTER ONLINE (click on entry forms once in website) go to:
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HE SAFA Mtwalume Football Zone was launched in style at Umnafu Sports Grounds at the weekend. The new association, which consists of 10 teams under the control act of Umzumbe Municipality, kicked off by hosting a knockout tournament. The Blue Waves won the tournament when they defeated Turton Spurs 8-7 on penalties after the match had ended in a 1-1 draw. Bheki Khoza, the chairperson of the zone, thanked
Kean Webster and official league sponsors Hibberdene Build It, Vulindlela Hardware, Econo and Soda-T. He further extended words of gratitude to the extended management of Umzumbe Municipality, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sports and Recreation, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, the SAFA Umzumbe Local Football Association, SAFA Ugu and the community for making the inaugural event a success.
All systems go for Drag and Track Day at Dezzi Raceway AFTER weeks of anticipation, local drivers will finally duel it out at the Drag and Track Day at Dezzi Raceway on Sunday. The South Coast Car Club in association with BMW Car Club’s inaugural
event will see drivers race in a quarter mile strip as well as in a time attack circuit race at the top-class Oslo Beach facility. To be part of the action, drivers are required to have a Motorsport South Africa license and a street legal
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>> SKZN XI relish first ever Premier League match on Sunday QUINTIN VAN JAARSVELD
HE Southern KwaZulu-Natal cricket team will make their much anticipated Premier League debut when they play host to Delta at Port Shepstone Country Club on Sunday at 9.30am. It will be the team’s first ever Premier League match after they overcame near insurmountable odds to achieve their elusive objective of earning promotion. They needed to win all seven of their last Challenge League games and pick up six bonus points along the way and completed this feat when they secured a bonus point win over Hillary Malvern in a game that was reduced to 27 overs due to rain in March. Southern KwaZulu-Natal Clubs Cricket chairman Deon van Rooyen said they are relishing the occasion. “We really had to claw our way into the Premier League and on Sunday all that hard work will pay off. It’s a massive occasion for Southern KZNcricketandRajaKaziandhisteam are determined to make the most of the opportunity,” Van Rooyen told the Fever. “Delta are a quality side and they could possibly field a couple of Dolphins players, so we know it’s going to be a tough match first up but the players are looking forward to the challenge,” he added.
2012 Hyundai Ix 35 2.0 GL 47000km
2011 Toyota Auris 1.6 xi 37420km
2010 Toyota Corolla 1.6 Advanced 115000km
2011 Toyota Corolla 1.3 Impact 57550km
2012 Toyota Etios 1.5 xS 5 Door 2 26000km
Raja Kazi will captain Southern KwaZulu-Natal in their historic Premier League clash against Delta at Port Shepstone Country Club on Sunday.
Olympian to defend Lake Eland Mile titles
Troyden Prinsloo will add an Olympic flavour to the Lake Eland Mile in November.
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OLYMPICstarTroydenPrinsloowillreturn to Lake Eland Game Reserve to participate in the Lake Eland Mile on 3 November. Prinsloo will return with the aim to better the records he set in the 3000m, 500m and mile events in 2012. He recently returned from swimming in the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain. Prinsloo has been seemingly swimmingeverywheresincehequalifiedfor the London Olympics 10km marathon in Portugal. He competed in New Zealand and did a double at the world’s largest swim, the Midmar Mile in Pietermartizburg, including a solo 25km swim in the dam after taking second place in the main mile. He continued to compete in the FI-
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Korea snatch thrilling late win over Bucs KOREA scored a cracking late goal to snatch a thrilling 1-0 win over Bucs in the pick of the Round Two matches in the Gamalakhe Zonal Football League at the weekend. In an extremely tense encounter, the teams went into half-time deadlocked at 0-0 and that’s how it stayed until the very last minute of the game when Emihle Mgcotshelwa found the back of the net, which saw Korea take
the full three points. Meanwhile, Real Makoya won their derby against Young Mates 1-0 thanks to a beautiful free kick from Sazi Yalo. In other Round Two action, Sdeni United thrashed Young Lions 4-1, Classic edgedHomeline1-0,SallasandCitizen drew 1-1, Msikaba beat Mighty Spurs 2-1, All Stars thumped Junior Spurs 5-1,WirelesstoppledKaizerXI2-0and Nuform downed Mthini 3-0.
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September 27, 2013 PAGE 36
WILDEBEEST XV romp to history
>> Hosts complete clean sweep to clinch first ever SARU Southern Sub-Union title
HE Wildebeest XV etched their name in history when they cantered to a 41-12 victory over Eastern Province in Friday’s final at the Ugu Sports and Leisure Centre in Gamalakhe to win their first ever South African Rugby Union Southern Sub-Union title. The hosts beat Border 28-6 on Monday and thrashed Griquas 63-0 on Wednesday to book their place in the final against Eastern Province, who beat Boland 23-20 and edged perennial champions Western Province Disas 27-24. High on confidence, the Wildebeest XV dominated the decider, with Mesuli Mnwango (Fidelity Jaguars), Marco Hillbrand (Ballito Dolphins), Corné du Toit (Amanzimtoti Rugby Club), Maynard van Schalkwyk (Westville Old Boys) and Tommy Bezuidenhout (Hillcrest Villagers) all crossing the whitewash to ensure a memorable victory on home soil. Dougie Haralambous, president of the hosting Southern KwaZulu-Natal Rugby Sub-Union, hailed the team of history makers. “It’s an absolutelyfantasticdayforWildebeestXVandSouthern KZN rugby,” Haralambous told the Fever. “It must be up there as one the top moments inoursub-union’shistory.Theplayerswerevery well prepared, focused and clinical and the coaching and management staff were outstanding. All those elements came together perfectly and it paid dividends.” Haralambous said the historic title triumph capped an incredible year for Southern KwaZulu-Natal rugby. “For the Wildebeest XV to win
this tournament for the first time after Southern KZN won the Ebbo Bastard tournament for the first time last month is incredible and shows the strength of our rugby in the region.” It also completed a stellar year for coach Jeff Harper, who also guided Amanzimtoti to the First Division title, promotion to the Premier Leagueandthenorth-southtrophy.“Jeffhashad a great year, claiming four of the five major wins, which is a testament to his coaching pedigree.” Haralambous added that the South Coast once again proved to be an excellent host of the tournament. “The tournament was a great success overall. It was well organised, well attended and all the teams and players thoroughly enjoyed the experience.” Fidelity South Coast Warriors duo Juan van den Berg and Chris Mitchell featured prominently for the triumphant Wildebeest XV, playing in all three of the team’s matches. Van den Berg starred at lock, where he produced a Man of the Match performance in the final while scrumhalf Mitchell injected fresh impetus off the bench. InhiseighthyearwiththeWildebeestXV, Van den Berg was elated to finally get his hands on the elusive silverware. “It feels great to finally winthetournament.I’vewontwoNortherntitles with the team but this is obviously our first Southern title. It’s definitely one of the highlights of my career. It’s been a wonderful experience and I feel honoured to lift the trophy,” said Van den Berg, who was also the vice-captain of the side. Mitchell felt he had a dream debut season for the Wildebeest XV. “It’s been an amazing time playing with the Wildebeest XV and to made history is the cherry on top. Having the support of the home fans and our families just drove us boys to want the win more,” said Mitchell, who scored one of the Wildebeest XV’s 11 tries in their annihilation of Griquas. Their Wildebeest XV teammate Jason Kashuala (Kapaailand) was named Player of the Tournament.
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Celebrating the Wildebeest XV’s historic title win are (back from left) Sieg Schlehmeyer, Theuns Steenkamp (tournament manager), Boet Fourie (LOC deputy chairman), Juno Fourie (KZNRU junior vice-president) , Dougie Haralambous (SKZN president), Piet Breedt (liaison officer manager), (front, from left) Sipho Ndungwa, Juan van den Berg, Chris Mitchell and Jason Kashuala.
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Sipho Ndungwa dives over for one of the Wildebeest XV’s 11 tries in their 63-0 thrashing of Griquas on Wednesday.
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Jan Nel scores during Friday’s final against Eastern Province.
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Wildebeest XV duo Juan van den Berg and Chris Mitchell celebrate with the silverware.