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JUSTICE

Major Strike : Business And Roads To Close

PROTEST ACTION UPDATES: The local taxi industry will meet today to decide on a course of action following the visit to Grahamstown Makhanda, by a delegation led by MEC for Cooperative Governance Xolile Nqatha. A total shutdown has been called for due to the failure of the provincial government to address the residents of Grahamstown Makhanda.

  5 months ago ago
Major Strike : Business And Roads To Close

SOCIETY

OPINION | Former ANC Comrade Lungile Mxube Becomes The Covenor Of Makana Citizens Front, See Why

Inhabitants in the Makana region in the Eastern Cape has become worn out on the ANC and their obliviousness of individuals' request for essential help conveyance and a spotless local area. The Makana Municipality is accounted for to have fallen in a condition of breakdown, and occupants in the Makana region are tired of the ANC for disregarding their fights and court orders, leaving them between a rock and a hard place to battle for themselves as they endeavors hosts gone unheard by the decision gathering.

  1 month ago ago
OPINION | Former ANC Comrade Lungile Mxube Becomes The Covenor Of Makana Citizens Front, See Why

OTHERS-NATURAL-DISASTER

Makhanda was born near the coast around 1780 in the Uitenhage area of the Eastern Cape

Makhanda (also spelled Makana), Xhosa, (born c. 1780-died 25 December 1819)1awho was also known as Nxele ("the left-handed"), was a warrior, war doctor, philosopher, and prophet of indigenous people in what is now called South Africa. He served as a top advisor to Chief Ndamble. During the Xhosa Wars, he instigated an attack against the colonial British garrison at Grahamstown, South Africa. Makhanda A statue of Chief Makana at the Tambo Sculpture park when it was on display in Cape Town. Born ~1780

  1 year ago ago
Makhanda was born near the coast around 1780 in the Uitenhage area of the Eastern Cape

SOCIETY

Thieves Blamed For The Death Of Teenager

Asanele Qomfo and his friends went swimming in a trench which resulted in Asanele drowning in the 2.5 metre deep water filled trench. The Makana Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape has blamed thieves for this accident saying that the safety nets has been stolen and that is how the children gained access to the trench.

  1 month ago ago
Thieves Blamed For The Death Of Teenager

CULTURE

Did You Know One Of The Greatest Warriors Was Xhosa And A Prophet - Opinion

Makhanda (c. 1780 – 25 December 1819), often written Makana and known as Nxele ("the left-handed"), was a prophet of mixed Khoikhoi and Xhosa origin. He was Chief Ndlambe's most trusted counselor. During the Xhosa Wars, he launched a failed raid on the South African settlement of Grahamstown.

  26 days ago ago
Did You Know One Of The Greatest Warriors Was Xhosa And A Prophet - Opinion

JUSTICE

Makhanda protestors give premier Mabuyane a nasty headache

Protesters shut Makhanda down on Thursday for the second time in two weeks, vowing that the city would remain locked down until premier Oscar Mabuyane directly addressed their concerns about service delivery. The protesters blocked several roads into the city and forced the closure of most businesses, and all schools and filling stations.

  5 months ago ago
Makhanda protestors give premier Mabuyane a nasty headache

JUSTICE

Mary Waters protesters has stormed the Department of Education in Protests

The group of Mary Waters protesters has dispersed at the Department of Education and is going back to Mary Waters now. UPDATE: The Mary Waters group of protesters is now being addressed by the Department of Education. No incidents and all in order. PEACEFUL MARY WATERS MARCH UNDER WAY

  6 months ago ago
Mary Waters protesters has stormed the Department of Education in Protests

ENTERTAINMENT

Generations The Legacy Star Claps Back At The Trolls Who Calls Her A Boyfriend's Snatcher

Manaka Ranaka is a South African television personality, known as an Actress at the famous Soapie telenovela called Generation The Legacy as Lucy Diale. The celebrity is a mother of three two girls and,she recently welcomed her baby boy in December 2020. There is a rumour that recently coused a stair in social media that the man she's in a relationship with,the father of her new born baby was her friend's man, And that Makana once commented on their picture they shared on Twitter saying "my favorite people".

  10 months ago ago
Generations The Legacy Star Claps Back At The Trolls Who Calls Her A Boyfriend's Snatcher

SOCIETY

Water Supply Interruption due to shortages of raw water both at Howieson's Poort and at Settlers dam.

We have unfortunately run out of raw water both at Howieson's Poort and at Settlers dam. Our dam levels are currently below the abstraction point. Unfortunately the recent rains have not improved this situation. We can only hope that more rain will come soon.  Secondly, the James Kleynhans Water Treatment Works (JKWTW) has had to be shutdown due to a major leak in the pumphouse. The team is currently on site working to fix the leak.   Makana LM would like to appeal to the community to bear with the municipality

  11 months ago ago
Water Supply Interruption due to shortages of raw water both at Howieson's Poort and at Settlers dam.

POLITICS

Tito Mboweni Just Dropped A Bombshell On The Public

Cape Town - Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has uncovered there have been a few regions where government has been compelled to mediate as they face breakdown. This comes against the background of dairy organization Clover pulling out of Ditsobotla district in North West to Durban due absence of administration conveyance.

  5 months ago ago
Tito Mboweni Just Dropped A Bombshell On The Public

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Water Supply Update Makana Local Municipality.

Please note that the municipality acknowledges the water supply disruptions over the last week. We are doing everything in our power to rectify this.  Unfortunately the lockdown delays a number of things and processes. Some of the things we need for our pump material is oxygen, which is very scarce. Our team together with Sulzer (service provider) are working hard to improvise and come up with measures that should enable us to have a consistent water supply.  Until we resolve these issues, please expect ongoing

  9 months ago ago
Water Supply Update Makana Local Municipality.

ENTERTAINMENT

The Ranaka Family is Mourning someone very Close to them

Manaka Ranaka recently took to her social media pages to share some heartbreaking news with her followers. The South African actress announced that her family is in mourning or her cousin's death who was identified as Kagiso Ranaka. Makana posted a few pictures of the family member that passed away and on one of the pictures she wrote the caption “Oh cuz, but why?

  6 months ago ago
The Ranaka Family is Mourning someone very Close to them