Emfuleni News

Helping informal traders to help themselves!

The municipality (ELM) is concerned about current situation and ever increasing informal and illegal trading in the area, especially in the city centers and townships along the busiest routes such as Moshoeshoe road, Golden Highway road at Boitumelo entrance, along the Mandela Square, and Thabong shopping Mall.

While the municipality recognizes informal trading as a part of the economy, but have misgivings about the way traders conducted business. The manner in which stalls are erected, areas in which they are established dissuades potential investors.

Brand new Boitumelo library starts love of reading and learning

Pupils from the poor Boitumelo Secondary School, next to Sebokeng, have been given access to a world of books following the handing over of a new library by the MEC Bopape- Molebatsi recently. 

Thapelo Marumo (14) a grade 10 pupil at Boitumelo Secondary School “said I am happy for the new library. It means no more travelling long distances to do my school project and for my study purposes”.

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