Media Room

All Media enquiries should be directed to Mr Stanley N Gaba
Manager: Communications, Marketing, Branding & Event Management
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Media Statement: Water Restrictions Extended In 2018

27th February 2018 - This refers, Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) encourages all of the consumers to start using water sparingly. This follows a meeting held between ELM and Rand Water principals on Friday the 16th February 2018 whereby it was concluded that ELM has to reduce its monthly bulk water consumption by 50%.

A list of target restriction areas was drafted, and 11 out of a total of 22 meters were restricted with a minimum of 5% and maximum of 20% as of Tuesday the 20th February 2018. As a result, higher laying areas and top floors in most of the high raised buildings in our towns are experiencing intermittent water supply.

Media Statement: Employment scam in the name of the Emfuleni local Municipality

28th February 2018 - This refers, Emfuleni Local Municipality has noted with concern the fact that there are unscrupulous people conducting an employment scam using its name. The scam has increased its operations pursuant to the recent job advertisement issued out by the municipality.

These jobs scams send prospective employees or job seekers or job applicants an sms, and/or on social media inviting them to an interview for a particular fee of R2000-00 and above. Emfuleni cautions that NO EMPLOYEE or POLITICIAN IS ALLOWED TO DEMAND OR REQUEST MONEY FOR ANY JOB VACANCY OR INTERVIEW.

Media Statement: Academic Excellence and Mayoral Bursary Awards

01 February 2018 - The Emfuleni Local Municipality together with sister-municipalities, the Sedibeng District Municipality and the Lesedi Local Municipality in partnership with the Sedibeng District of Education supported by the host, the North West University, Vaal Campus will be having a ceremony of Academic Excellence and Mayoral Bursary Awards.

The Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi- Malobane will grace this august occasion by bestowing awards to the top ten Matric learners who achieved 100% in the Sedibeng Region.

Media Invite: "Cleaning my City"

31 January 2018 - All plans went ahead on the 01st February despite a rainy weather. Our stakeholders including volunteers and businesses of Emfuleni were not deterred to have a cleaner area.

The Executive Mayor, Cllr. Jacob Khawe led Emfuleni on the continued journey of keeping our area clean. The campaign tool in Zone 13, Ward 32, Sebokeng as we met at the Marwele Ground next to Sebokeng Technical School.

Media Invite: “Clean my City” Campaign

17 January 2018 - On 18 January 2018, the Executive Mayor, Cllr. Jacob Khawe, will be embarking on the 03rd chapter of his maiden programme to clean Emfuleni in particular the Central Business District (CBD) of Vanderbijlpark and its surroundings areas from 08h00. 

This undertaking came during his acceptance speech at a special Council held on the 30th November 2017, of having a clean city.

Media Statement: Major burst pipes in Emfuleni Local Municipality

10th January 2018 - Major water burst pipes have been reported as water supply was restored yesterday by Rand Water. Normal water pressure and supply with no restrictions was restored yesterday in all areas of Emfuleni. However it should be noted that there are two (2) major bust pipes in Sharpeville, one (1) in Bonnane, four (4) in Vereeniging, and (six) 6 in Arconpark. The technicians are on sites to deal with these bursts.

Eatonside had bit of a challenge as Rand Water had to fix their valve. The community started to receive water later yesterday evening, as the Rand Water technicians took few more hours to repair.

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