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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Media invite: Heritage Celebration and Global Hand Wash

27 October 2015 - The Emfuleni Local Municipality together with its stakeholders will host the Heritage Celebration in association with Global Hand-Wash in Boipatong this week. The primary intention of the celebration is to reach out to the residents of Sedibeng and address their concerns around water usage and the promotion of a healthy living lifestyle within communities.

The campaign was founded by the Water Services Unit of Emfuleni Local Municipality, Metsi-a-Lekoa in partnership with Sedibeng District Municipality, National Departments, Rand Water Board and local Civil Society Groups early this year as a means to augment water conservation, waste removal, tree planting and cleanliness practices in our communities.

Media Invite: Vaal River Carnival Launch

13 August 2015 - The Emfuleni Local Municipality Mayor Councillor Greta Hlongwane and the MMC for Local Economic Development Councillor Khulu Malindi hereby invite the media to the 2015 launch of the Vaal River Carnival (VRC) this Friday the 21st August 2015.

The Carnival will run from Friday the 28th August to Sunday the 4th October 2015.

Media Invite: Bonthle-ke Botho Sumit

04 June 2015: The Executive Mayor of Emfuleni Local Municipality Cllr Greta Hlongwane will be hosting the Bontle-ke-Botho Summit at Vereeniging Civic Theatre this Friday the 5th June 2015 at 09:00 with the intention to ensure a sustainable turnaround implementation of Botle-ke-Botho Clean and Green Programme in Emfuleni.

The summit, which will take place under the theme “Sustainable living and poverty alleviation”, will also be a platform for stakeholder engagement on the BKB programme since its existence.

Media invite: 2015 State of the Municipality Address

28 May 2015 - The Executive Mayor of Emfuleni Local Municipality Cllr Greta Hlongwane will be tabling the institution’s performance over the previous years at Boipatong Stadium this Friday the 29th May 2015.

The 2015 State of the Municipality Address (SOMA) will be delivered under the theme: “Together Moving Emfuleni Local Municipality Forward Through Public Participation”.

Premier David Makhura: Sod turning of Vaal River City Development

6 May 2015 - MEC for Human Settlement, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Jacob Mamabolo and other MECs here present, CEO of the Vaal River City Development Project; Executive Mayor of the District, Cllr Simon Mofokeng, Mayor of Emfuleni, Cllr Greta Hlongwane and other Mayors present, Members of Mayoral Committees, Councillors, Representatives of Community-based organisations, Representatives of the private sector, Distinguished guests, The people of Sedibeng.

Media invite: Emfuleni Mayor to hand out bursaries to disadvantaged matriculants

17 February 2015 - The Emfuleni Local Municipality Mayor, Councilor Greta Hlongwane is proud to announce that20 previously disadvantage students (South Africans), who have consistently proven academic excellence and performance throughout their matric year will be awarded bursaries.

To celebrate this achievement the Executive Mayor willaddress the students to offer them messages of encouragement and support. She will also be joined by the 35 previous bursary holders.

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