Media Room

All Media enquiries should be directed to Mr Makhosonke Sangweni
Assistant Manager: Media Relations
Tel: 016 950 6574
Cell: 071 350 1475
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George Thabe Stadium state of readiness

Emfuleni Fifa Logo20 April 2010 - The Emfuleni Local Municipality is working tirelessly in ensuring that the George Thabe Stadium in Sharpeville is ready as a 2010 FIFA World Cup Training Venue for the Ivory Coast national team.

So far, name boards at the Stadium have been replaced with new ones. Work orders for painting of the pavilions, buildings and facilities were issued a while back and the contractors are almost at the last phase of the project. Water taps, toilets and broken windows have been repaired. The flood lights have been repaired and are in good working condition.

Launch of the Diesel Emissions Awareness Programme

20 April 2010 - The Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) has identified the diesel vehicle emissions as one of the contributing sources to poor air quality in the region. In an effort to improve the quality of air in the region, ELM will embark on a diesel emissions control awareness program which will be launched this week. The program will be implemented in the area of jurisdiction of ELM which is part of the Sedibeng District Municipality.

Boitumelo Service Delivery protest

Boitumelo protests20 April 2010 - Following media enquiries regarding a planned service delivery protest march by residents of Boitumelo, the Emfuleni Local Municipality would like to put it on record that the application for protest march made by the concerned residents of Ward 27, was only received on the 19th of April 2010 by the Division Traffic and Security.

It has to be noted that applications for protest marches must be submitted at least 7 days prior to the event to the Department Public Safety’s Division Traffic and Security for consideration.

Zone 6 Boxing Championships

19 April 2010 - The Emfuleni Local Municipality’s department of Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture in conjunction with South African National Boxing Organization (SANABO) will be hosting the Zone 6 Elite Boxing Championships at the Saul Tsotetsi Sports Complex this week.

Accounts Outreach programme

19 April 2010 - As part of the Emfuleni Local Municipality’s efforts to fast track service delivery and promote the Batho-pele principle, the Municipality’s Finance department will be embarking on an outreach program to help the consumers with their account queries. This initiative is part of the 90 days 90 Days Program of Action which is located squarely within our Turnaround Strategy from the Executive Mayor Cllr Assistance Mshudulu’s office.

Address by acting President, Kgalema Motlanthe, at the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Human Rights Day in Sharpeville, 21 March 2010

Acting President, Kgalema Motlanthe, at the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Human Rights Day in SharpevilleProgramme director; Ministers and Deputy Ministers; Members of the National and Provincial Legislatures; Premier of Gauteng Province, Ms Mokonyane; Executive Mayor of Sedibeng, Councillor Mofokeng; Mayors of all Municipalities; Leaders of various political organisations; Survivors and families of the Victims of the Sharpeville Massacre; Distinguished guests; and Ladies and gentlemen: Dumelang! Sanibonani!

“My grandmother had taught us to say goodbye when we went to the shop in town, because we never knew if we would come back or not. We use to say ‘If you don’t see me, check me at Number four’.”


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