Emfuleni News

You can still register: Play your part in strengthening our democracy

Did you know you can still register to vote in the 2019 national and provincial elections? The voter registration weekend of the 10th and 11th of March may have passed, but residents of Emfuleni can still register to vote by visiting offices the Independent Electoral Commission [IEC].

Eligible voters can also visit IEC offices weekdays from 8am to 5pm to verify and update their voter registration details, especially those who may have moved since the last election.

Beware! Cash for jobs scam in emfuleni

Desperate for jobs, many Emfuleni residents have fallen victim to a jobs-for-cash scam operated by criminals in our towns. It all starts with an SMS circulated to jobseekers, inviting them to a supposed interview for employment with the municipality.

Despite the municipality issuing a strongly-worded statement distancing itself from the scam, residents are still enquiring about the so-called interviews for which they were asked to pay anything between R3 000 to R4 000.

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