Emfuleni News

Getting the basics right: Restoration programme, a declaration to deliver service better

Vanderbijlpark - Thursday, November 19th, 2015 - The recently inaugurated Emfuleni Local Municipality Executive Mayor, Councillor Mahole Simon Mofokeng yesterday engaged with the communities of Wards 1 and 4, Three Rivers East to discuss service delivery challenges in the area. 

Themed “Getting The Basics Right, Our Restoration Programme”, the first ever public participation initiative since the inauguration of the Executive Mayor on Thursday, 12th November 2015 is aimed at creating a platform with which the Mayor can listen to the community pleas in relation to the service delivery challenges, and address them accordingly.

The Freedom Charter celebration in Bophelong

“Ntho empe ya tswoelwa”, MMC Shaka Radebe said, reprimanding those individuals who were disrespecting the singing national anthem. He was seething anger by those people who attended the freedom charter celebration event at Bophelong Stadium. He was anger by them sitting down while there was singing of the national anthem. “The national anthem is a prayer, and therefore needs to be respected by as such”, he warned.

The Bophelong stadium was packed to capacity by community members to participate in the street parade and also celebrate 60 years of the freedom charter since its existence in 1955. This street parade was organised by Emfuleni Local Municipality.

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