On 21 March 2019, about 50 people from various areas of the Sakhisizwe Local Municipal area will gather in Cala to discuss the state of the Sakhisizwe local municipality, one of the municipalities making up the Chris Hani District Municipality. This follows a wave of protests last year which saw all operations in the two towns of Cala and Elliot come to a complete standstill.
At a meeting on Saturday, 8 December 2018, Council made the historic decision to rename Memorial Hall after Khoi heroine Sarah Baartman.
The Steve Biko Centre in King Williams Town is an apt location to witness the courage of the oppressed and the downtrodden, and this is where representatives from such communities have converged. Coming together under the banner of the Inyanda National Land Movement, delegates representing associations and community organisations are aiming to come up with a new vision for land reform in the country.