Emfuleni News

Job readiness center established at the Sharpeville Library

The first Job Readiness Centre was officially launched at Emfuleni Local Municipality’s Sharpeville Community Library on Tuesday, 12 September 2017. Aimed at empowering youth by availing access to employment opportunities, the National Library of South Africa (NLSA) through its Mzanzi On-Line Project partnered with Lulaway Holdings to establish a network of job centres in libraries across the nine provinces.

During her address at the official launch yesterday, the CEO & National Librarian, Prof , MD Rocky Ralebipi- Simela, explained that 65 unemployed young ICT interns have been recruited and trained in order to render services and facilitate the implementation of the job readiness centres. “ The NLSA/ Lulaway Job readiness Project will enable participating libraries to offer better services in preparing unemployed library users from local community to register and seek employment opportunities on-line using the internet facilities and ICT equipment ant their local library”, she said.

Maipato Tsokolibane (Speaker of ELM) celebrates women achievements in Emfuleni

“Women you are unique” campaign is the epic event the Speaker of Emfuleni, Maipato Tsokolibane used to mark the official closing down of the women month celebrations. The event was hosted at Saul Tsotetsi on Thursday the 31st August.

The main event was about motivating and encouraging women to staying strong against adversities such as poverty, discrimination and abuse, against femicides. It was also about women taking charge of their bodies by constantly taking care of their health and well-being. Powerful testimonials were given speakers such as Monosy Motloung, a cancer survivor and radio personality, and music was rendered Nozi Radebe of “Ndazifumana” fame from Bophelong, Dineo Maha, William Mthethwa of yesteryear (Cost of living is too high fame) and Letsele.

Important Numbers