Emfuleni News

Be smart with water- electricity meter reading

Residents of the Emfuleni Local Municipality owe R3 billion in unpaid basic services. To increase and reduce water and electricity loss and theft, the municipality is now introducing smart meters for water and electricity in the course of the year.

Emfuleni Local Municipality's executive mayor Greta Hlongwane and the municipal manager Sam Shabalala announced a public private partnership with Beijing Fuxing Xiaocheng electronic stock company in rolling out the R1 billion rand project on the 6th December 2013 at a media conference held in municipal manager's office, where the two parties signed the agreement.

2nd Emfuleni Arts and Culture Summit

Artists and musicians descended at Emfuleni Local Municipality's council chamber to attend the Arts and Culture Summit on the 17th January 2014. This summit was the second of its kind to be held in the area under the theme “Skills, Sector Growth and Sustainability”.

The summit focused on creating new models for arts and culture development within Emfuleni which include the introduction of new ways of funding cultural development, strengthening leadership of the sector locally and nationally, tackling barriers to the growth of creative business and ensuring that there are creative skills in the area for the future.

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