Trip to Bangumuzi Primary School on the 19 of April 2012
A local business man Mr. Vusi Sibiya started a campaign to sponsor school uniforms and food parcels to school children in and around the Greytown area. It is his way of giving back to the community. Radio Khwezi ‘Ezabasha’ (youth) presenter was invited to witness the event and do some recordings. It was a very successful day.
Women’s Day commemoration at Msinga
Radio Khwezi in partnership with Msinga local Municipality celebrated a very successful Women’s Day on 9 August.
This event was held at Bathembu Hall near Tugela Ferry. The main aim of the event was to celebrate and give recognition to the role of women, particularly care givers in our society.
A care giver is a person who cares for the sick voluntarily. Most of them at Msinga aremothers and widows who leave their struggling families behind to take care for other people who cannot help themselves.
There was also a competition organised by the municipality in which seven groups of care givers competed by singing songs related to what they do every day when treating sick people.
The meeting was honoured by dignitaries such the Msinga Mayor, Chiefs, Members of the Executive council, counsellors and others.
Radio Khwezi directed the whole programme and also brought along gifts and food parcels sponsored by local shops as tokens of appreciation to care givers for what they are doing in the area.
As always, entertainment made up a great part of the day. Amongst the Gospel artists that performed on the day were Mpumelelo Hlophe and Omama Benqaba yamakhatholika.
The campaign, QTLC (Quality Learning and Teaching Campaign) was launched on 29 August.This was an event that was held at KwaMenyezwayo in eMabomvini under Inkosi TTK Ngubane in KwaMaphumulo. Six schools under kwaMenyezwayo were involved in the organisation of the event including: Hlomakancane Primary School, Dangazela High School,Theo-Hlalanathi High School,Ogagwini High School, Thandayiphi High School and Mpangele High School.
8 September...Ithala bank and Ikhwezi FM in a joint venture have started a tour from Tugela Ferry and are moving all around Kwazulu Natal. At the Ithala branches they are motivating and encouraging people to open any type of account at iThala bank. Grand prizes are up for grabs e.g. stoves, fridges and many more are available when you visit the event.
Heinrich Botes attended the 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington DC (USA) in July 2012, as a Radio Khwezi foreign correspondent. He reported on the conference during an interview with Marius Gouws on Khwezi’s Wednesday Afrikaans actuality programme . He also set up an interview for Voice of America with the International HIV/AIDS Director of World Vision. At the Conference he met several delegates from South Africa, some of whom recognized the lanyard of his Radio Khwezi press card.
On Saturday 22 September the King of the Zulu Nation King Goodwill Zwelithini Zulu was among the dignitaries and the community that attended the Heritage Day event that is held annually at Stanger (KwaDukuza) under Ilembe District Municipalty. This event is the way of commemorating KingShaka, son of King Senzangakhona who was the Zulu King that was victorious and formed the Zulu nation in this province. Delegates from the provincial government were there including the chiefs (amakhosi) and izinduna(headmen) from different tribes in the province.
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