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KZNCOGTA MEC SIPHO HLOMUKA, JOINS HIS MAJESTY THE KING IN WELCOMING NEW INITIATES IN KOKSTAD

 

 

The task of solidifying and strengthening the role played by the institution of traditional leadership in creating social cohesion in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal continues to be a top priority for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Sipho Hlomuka.

As part of these efforts the Cogta MEC will tomorrow, Sunday 5 January, host uLwaluko Home Coming Ceremony in Kokstad, where His Majesty the King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, will be welcoming, New Initiates (Amakrwala) that have undergone the traditional practice of ukusoka.

The event celebrates the safe return of the young men from the six initiation traditional schools around the Greater Kokstad area.

The practice represents the beginning of a new period for these initiates filled with responsibilities and expectations.

His majesty will also share his wisdom with these young men regarding their expected role in the building of stronger communities.

This event is taking place at a time when the province is making steady progress in the fight against the spread of the HIV/AIDS virus and with several Districts meeting the UNAIDS 90 90 90 ambitious treatment target to help end the Aids pandemic.

Members of the media are invited to attend and report on this event:

Date: Sunday, 05 January 2018

Venue: Riverview Stadium, Kokstad

Time: 10:00 AM

For more information contact: KZN COGTA Spokesperson Senzelwe Mzila 082 474 1882.

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