Emfuleni News

Government to launch the Boiketlong Mega Project

[04-05-2016] Following two successive meetings between residents, community leaders and government officials, there is an end in sight to the two-week long protest staged by residents of Boiketlong, a township in Sebokeng in the Emfuleni Local Municipality (Vaal, south of Jo’burg).

The community in the area has been protesting for housing, electricity and increased access to water. In an effort to resolve the impasse, the Executive Mayor of Emfuleni Local Municipality, Mahole Simon Mofokeng intervened and called and held a meeting between the residents, their leaders and officials from Emfuleni, Sedibeng District Municipality and the Office of the Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance, Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements (CoGTA) on Thursday, 28th April, 2016, at the Emfuleni Mayor’s Parlor.

Nobayeni's Bread is buttered on both sides! Female baker on a mission to set up own bakery

The smell of freshly baked bread drives Nobayeni, a Sharpeville resident, to greater heights. The 23-yaer old woman from Sharpeville is passionate about baking and has her eyes set on her lifelong dream of building and managing her own confectionary business in the near future.

Nobayeni plans to supply township traders and consumers with freshly baked cakes, muffins and all things floury and sweet.

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