Emfuleni News

Cable theft- A BITTER lesson learnt

[27-03-2016] The Emfuleni Local Municipality loses millions in stolen and damaged infrastructure including electricity sub-stations, underground cabling and street lights and poles.

In a tragic turn of events, a suspected cable thief was electrocuted on Friday evening, the first day of the Easter long-weekend. He was found by passersby at a municipal electricity sub-station in Powerville, near Sharpeville. The unknown young man suffered severe burns all over his body and

Government leadership joins Tyrannus Apostolic Church’s Easter service

[27-03-2016] At the invitation of Apostle Simon Mokoena, the founding leader of the Tyrannus Apostolic Church, Emfuleni Local Municipality Executive Mayor Councillor Mahole Mofokeng attended the church’s Easter service held in De Deur, Midvaal on Sunday. Also present were Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane, Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements Paul Mashatile and Free State MEC for Social Development Sisi Ntombela, Sedibeng District Municipality Mayor Busisiwe Modisakeng and Midvaal Local Municipality Mayor Bongani Baloyi.

Minister Mokonyane donated 350 water wheelbarrows to the church as part of her ongoing drought relief programme to the communities. A further 150 water wheelbarrows will be given to the church by the end of the week, Mokonyane announced. Mokonyane also donated R50 000 to help the church deliver the water wheelbarrows to beneficiaries.

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