Maklera Magazine is an online digital news publication (Magazine) established at Matlosana (Klerksdorp), South Africa by Motsieng Reuben Mooketsi who is a freelance journalist and a photographer, Maklera is a township slang which means Klerksdorp, it was derived from (Matlosana and Klerksdorp).
The magazine was established as a result of a huge gap that exist in the digital media industry in the city and the country, in Klerksdorp there is a considerable lack of adequate media coverage for local businesses, entertainment, sports arts, culture and various other social sectors which are thriving in many different fields.
We are aiming to give a platform to many of the city’s movers and shakers who are making a positive impact in their respective fields and the communities they live in, through quality and authentic journalism and professional photographic images, we want to promote social cohesion, patriotism, and informative news.
Our intention is to market Matlosana (Klerksdorp ), the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District and the rest of the country to the rest of the world, Klerksdorp’s culture and lifestyle will be continuously displayed on the magazine.
Matlosana (Klerksdorp) is strategically located at the heart of the N12 National Treasure Route, which is a heritage national road and a tourism route that is being marketed globally by the South African government and the N12 National treasure route association, in collaboration with the tourism department.
Klerksdorp which was established in 1837, and is part of the North West province boarded by Botswana, Namibia, Rustenburg the platinum capital of the world in the North and the most historic cities in the country such as Potchefstroom the former capital city of South Africa and Johannesburg the economic hub of the country as well as of the continent of Africa on the East, and Kimberley the diamond capital of the country and the beautiful city of Cape Town on the west which is the legislative capital of the country are all found on the N12. Johannesburg is a mere 160km from Klerksdorp and is a potential large market for Maklera Magazine as it is also the entertainment hub of the country.
Maklera Magazine will partner with communities in order to promote social awareness, community building, freedom of speech, freedom of expression without the baist of race, sexuality, status, association or affiliation.
We are going to cover stories of pioneers, movers and shakers we strive to give credible and important information especially in academia, employment opportunities, breaking news, weather reports and traffic reports.
This publication will be an activist against social injustice, and will strive to support youth empowerment, women empowerment and human dignity and children’s rights.
Matlosana (Klerksdorp), Dr Kenneth Kaunda and the rest of the country has a lot of discovered and undiscovered talent and the magazine will play a pivotal role in unearthing and promoting this talent, the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District has produced musical legends, actors, sportsmen and women, political leaders, business leaders and it is also the most historic district in the North West province.
Maklera Magazine will also be a key player in the local and national music industry and music business.
To give valuable information to our readers and be reliable on giving news with worthy content in our articles.
We are committing ourselves to write articles that are interesting, entertaining , helpful and educational to society, we will be impartial regarding matters affecting society whether economically, racially, and political this magazine will not display offensive material and sexual content, however should the need arise to display any sensitive content the public will be warned prior the display.
We intend to be generous and form a partnership with different stakeholders in society and assist in the Uplifting and building of communities.
Maklera Magazine will be as transparent as possible in giving news that is credible, important, current and helpful.
Our mission is to provide you with content that is educating, relevant, reliable, and entertaining, we will cover stories of people, nature, science, music, inventions, technology, politics, entertainment, education, development, lifestyle, culture, history and all aspects of social life.