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Outdoor gyms by World Outdoor Fitness in the Media

Thursday, May 23, 2013 Minister Mbalula launched outdoor gym in Mitchell's Plain Imogen Vollenhoven 23 May 2013 On Wednesday the Minister of sport and recreation Fikile Mbalula along with the deputy Minister of sport and recreation Gert Oosterhuisen, MEC of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer and Councillor Alderman from the City of Cape Town Belinda Walker handed over an outdoor gym in Rocklands Mitchell’s Plain.   Minister Mbalula addressed the crowd saying that they should not allow the surge of drugs and ganstrism to take over.   He also asked them to take care of the gym and allow it to build character and courage in the people of Mitchell’s Plain. Mbalula explains that as the government they went to Mitchell’s plain to give inspiration to young people and the people of Mitchell’s Plain as a whole. “We are here and we are saying to you, what we are giving to you is not a privilege it is a right and it belongs to you and you must look after is as a community, this facility belongs to your children, added Mbalula. Furthermore he said that the community must not give up hope in the fight against drugs and gangsterism. Minister Mbalula also said that irrespective of colour all are meant to be treated equal and as a government they need to change the lives of the poor and poverty stricken area as these are one of the main reasons young people get caught up in the wave of drugs.   He said we are all Africans that during liberation of South Africa the struggle was lead from Mitchell’s Plain.   Mbalula also encouraged those affected by drugs and said they should not give [...]

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