UThukela District Municipality

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ANOTHER WATER PLANT HAS BEEN TARGETED BY VANDALISM
ANOTHER WATER PLANT HAS BEEN TARGETED BY VANDALISM
Another break-in has been reported in one of our plants in Bergville area under Okhahlamba local municipality. This time around it is the Dukuza-Mnweni package plant that was broken into a few days ago where cables and electric panels were removed as well as extension and grinders stolen. This is the third burglary to take place in a space of few weeks after two other plants in Bhekuzulu and Loskop areas under Inkosi Langalibalele municipality were broken into and vandalized.
LEGISLATURE MONITORS FUNCTIONALITY OF WAR ROOMS IN THE DISTRICT
LEGISLATURE MONITORS FUNCTIONALITY OF WAR ROOMS IN THE DISTRICT
A delegation from the KZN Legislature visited Okhahlamba municipality to monitor the functionality of War Rooms in Ngoba and Zwelisha areas. It was led by the MEC for EDTEA in her capacity as the Uthukela District Champion Ms Nomsa Dube-Ncube , Uthukela District Mayor Cllr AS Mazibuko, Deputy Mayor Cllr NW Mchunu, Speaker PG Strydom, Inkosi Hlongwane, Ward Cllr Msimanga, Sector Departments and officials.
UTHUKELA DISTRICT CONTINUES TO EVALUATE WATER PROJECTS
UTHUKELA DISTRICT CONTINUES TO EVALUATE WATER PROJECTS
This morning Uthukela District Municipality team led by Chairperson for Water, Sanitation and Technical Services Cllr S Dlungwane visited Moyeni area under Okhahlamba municipality. He was accompanied by Okhahlamba Deputy Mayor Cllr T Ngozo, Mayoral Office Manager L Mthonti, Special Programmes Manager B Mkhize, Technical staff and service provider.
SANITATION FACILITIES FOR SCHOOL AND PROJECT MONITORING PROGRAM
SANITATION FACILITIES FOR SCHOOL AND PROJECT MONITORING PROGRAM
Uthukela District Municipality in partnership with Gift of the Givers handed complete sanitation facilities and sanitary packs to Nsikayezwe High School in Ngedlengedleni area under Alfred Duma Local Municipality. District Mayor Cllr AS Mazibuko, Deputy Mayor Cllr NW Mchunu, Alfred Duma Chief Whip Cllr T Njapha and officials were some of the stakeholders who were present.
UTHUKELA DISTRIBUTES SANITARY PACKS TO LEARNERS
UTHUKELA DISTRIBUTES SANITARY PACKS TO LEARNERS
This morning Uthukela District Mayor Cllr AS Mazibuko, Deputy Mayor Cllr NW Mchunu and officials visited Dr Joseph High School to hand over more than 50 sanitary packs to learners as social relief intervention.
LEGISLATURE'S SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAMME TOUCHES LIVES OF THE LEARNERS
LEGISLATURE'S SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAMME TOUCHES LIVES OF THE LEARNERS
Today, the KZN Legislature Speaker Hon. N Boyce accompanied by Uthukela District Mayor Cllr AS Mazibuko and district leadership handed over school uniforms at Dukuza Primary School in Bergville under Okhahlamba local municipality. Learners who were recipients of school uniforms could not hide the excitements.
UTHUKELA DISTRICT COUNCIL, YET AGAIN APPROVED THE INCENTIVE TO ACCOMMODATE CUSTOMERS STILL HUGELY INDEBTED
UTHUKELA DISTRICT COUNCIL, YET AGAIN APPROVED THE INCENTIVE TO ACCOMMODATE CUSTOMERS STILL HUGELY INDEBTED
No customer shall benefit more than once since the introduction of this incentive drive (it started on 01.01.2019 till 30.06.2019) Extended the incentive further till 31.12.2019 The Council approved the incentive to start immediately for
RELENTLESS INFRASTRUCTURE VANDALISM CRIPPLES SERVICE DELIVERY
RELENTLESS INFRASTRUCTURE VANDALISM CRIPPLES SERVICE DELIVERY
For the past three months the uThukela District Municipality has had several sewer pump stations being damaged and vandalised in Steadville, Ladysmith and Colenso areas. All the stations have been stripped off electrical cables for copper, cabling and motors. In Steadville, brand new pump station is still under refurbishment by Watersol after electrical cables were cut and removed. Currently the sewer pump station is not pumping at all.
UTHUKELA DISTRICT DEVISES MEASURES TO CONTAIN COVID-19
UTHUKELA DISTRICT DEVISES MEASURES TO CONTAIN COVID-19
In light of the outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Uthukela District Municipality is now implementing control and mitigation measures to prevent the occurrence and the spread of the virus in the district. The plan focuses on the control measures that will empower the staff of the municipality and the community at large with appropriate knowledge and skills that will assist them to protect themselves and also prevent the spread of the COVID-19.
REFURBISHMENT OF THE OLIPHANTSKOP LEADS TO PARTIAL SHUTDOWN
REFURBISHMENT OF THE OLIPHANTSKOP LEADS TO PARTIAL SHUTDOWN
The Oliphantskop Dam is currently undergoing refurbishment which will lead to shutdown of the sand filters. The plant itself is operational but not at full capacity. As a result, the refurbishment of the existing infrastructure will have an effect on the supply of water to the communities of Waaihoek, Mabhekazi, Ekuvukeni, Uitvaal, portion of KwaHlathi and Ezihlabathini.
UTHUKELA DISTRICT CHARTS ITS WAY THROUGH STRATEGIC PLANNING
UTHUKELA DISTRICT CHARTS ITS WAY THROUGH STRATEGIC PLANNING
Since the dawn of democracy, our country has achieved far-reaching political, economic and social changes, and shown an increasing commitment to sustainable development. With all these factors in mind, uThukela District Municipality organised a Strategic Planning session over a two-day period from 05 to 06 March in Champaign Sports Resort under Okhahlamba municipality. The key success criterion to this strategic re-positioning was an organisational form that will enable UThukela District to deliver on its strategy and mandate.
2019 KWAZULU-NATAL PROVINCIAL INDIGENOUS GAMES
2019 KWAZULU-NATAL PROVINCIAL INDIGENOUS GAMES
Our province of KwaZulu-Natal has been the national Indigenous Games champions for 8 years in a row.
UTHUKELA DISTRICT ON THE ROADSHOWS WITH DRAFT IDP AND BUDGET
UTHUKELA DISTRICT ON THE ROADSHOWS WITH DRAFT IDP AND BUDGET
UThukela District Municipality reached out to the communities on the Draft IDP Budget 2019/20 through public engagement conducted today. Two roadshows were held at ward 28 KwaShuzi and ward 25 Ntokozweni Community Hall in Colenso under Alfred Duma Local Municipality on Wednesday. The district municipality invited all the members of the public and Traditional Leaders to take part to the draft IDP and Budget process for the 2019/20.
UTHUKELA DISTRICT ON ROADSHOWS WITH DRAFT IDP AND BUDGET
UTHUKELA DISTRICT ON ROADSHOWS WITH DRAFT IDP AND BUDGET
The UThukela District Municipality Deputy Mayor Cllr NW Sibiya accompanied by Okhahlamba Local Municipality Cllr Vilakazi and Cllr Mfuphi and District officials on Tuesday delivered the Draft IDP & Budget Presentation 2019/20 to the first round of IDP to stakeholders in Bergville Sports Complex. This engagement was amongst the many initiatives made by government since the democratic dispensation.
UTHUKELA DISTRICT APPOINTS CONTRACTORS TO DO WORK IN EKUVUKENI
UTHUKELA DISTRICT APPOINTS CONTRACTORS TO DO WORK IN EKUVUKENI
Following the community protest that is currently taking place in Ekuvukeni with regards to service delivery and subsequent stakeholders meeting to mitigate the situation, uThukela District Municipality has appointed three service providers to undertake construction works in the area. This was announced during the stakeholders meeting that was held in the Alfred Duma satellite offices on Tuesday.