Mayor Tshifhango chairs Pastors Forum
In an effort to strengthen stakeholde's relations between Thulamela Municipality and the local churches, Cllr Tshifhango, Mayor of Thulamela Local Municipality hosted more than 200 pastors from local churches during the local Pastors Forum on the 8th November 2016. During the forum, representative from different sector departments gave presentation with an aim to equip pastors with general knowledge of governance. The Home Affairs, represented by Mr Maluleke Zamba, sought to inform pastors about the process followed when they want to be marriage officers and alerting pastors about fraud relating to marriages which pastors would ordinarily find themselves conducting.
In his opening speech, The Mayor of Thulamela appreciate the role that the churches play in fighting poverty and lawlessness in the community. He further encouraged pastors to be part of governance as they lead a huge number of congregants through their churches.