CNR. Klasie Havenga & Frikkie Meyer Blvd.

Vanderbijlpark, 1911

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Communications, Marketing, Branding & Event Management

Welcome to the Communications, Marketing, Branding & Event Management

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Makhosonke Sangweni
Acting Manager
Tel: (016) 950 6574
Cell: 071 350 1475
Email: makho@emfuleni.gov.za

We are “Serious about image building of Emfuleni”.

For any organization to flourish, effective internal and external communication is essential. The Department of Communications is not only responsible for getting the messages across the stakeholder base but also for monitoring and building a positive image for the Municipality.

The department has three units for better, quality and efficient services. The units are divided according to their specialization areas. These are:

Media Liaison

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Makhosonke Sangweni

Assistant Manager: Media Relations
Tel: (016) 950 6574
Cell: 071 350 1475
Email: makho@emfuleni.gov.za

The media liaison unit serves as a link between the municipality, media and the whole community. The responsibility of this office is to inform and educate the public and residents by facilitating communication about programs, campaigns, activities, events and other activities of the municipality. News releases are prepared, enquiries from reporters are responded to, expert sources among staff are identified and assistance with interviews and media appearances are provided.

The media office serves the municipality, the stakeholders and residents by obtaining public recognition of the achievements of the municipality. The office also serves journalists by introducing them to expert resources and interesting story ideas.


  • Press statements
  • Media releases
  • Radio Interviews

Internal & External Communications Unit

Assistant Manager: Internal & External Communications

Internal & External communications unit is about building up the ideals of the municipality, setting certain guidelines that are expected to be followed, carving out strategy and goals to ensure success, keeping your employees inspired, informed and egging on all those involved in the municipality. Internal communications or external communications, contributes to the growth of the municipality, and is an integral aspect that helps the municipality to brand itself


  • External Newsletter
  • Internal Newsletter
  • Website and intranet
  • Pop Ups, e-mails, brochures, pamphlets & posters
  • Annual Report
  • Graphic designing

Marketing, Branding and Events Unit

Mabel Morontse
Mabel Morontse
Assistant Manager: Marketing and Branding
Cell: 082 610 6099
Email: mabelm@emfuleni.gov.za

The unit offers a full communications services from Public Relations, Outdoor and Indoor Advertising, Events Management and Stakeholder Relations. It has become known for our high value media coverage, high impact PR results and our personal A-list connections with the media.

On the eventing side, our creative events are custom-tailored for each department and ingeniously managed. Our innovative ideas and professional execution help departments to achieve great publicity through event managed by us.


  • Events Coordination
  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Stakeholder Management