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Ekurhuleni Press Releases

Press releases from Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality are available below, and archived by year on the right.
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Aug
21

EKURHULENI LENDS A HAND TO FIGHT GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

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The City of Ekurhuleni is marshalling its strategic partners and social services resources to bring to a halt the spiraling gender-based violence. As it has been observed recently across the country, and in Ekurhuleni as well, women and other vulnerable members of the society have been victims of both gender-based and other forms of violence. The C...
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Aug
21

ILLEGAL POWER CONNECTIONS TARGETED TO RESTORE STABLE NETWORK IN GERMISTON

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Illegally connected power cables, mostly running underground at Dukathole Informal Settlement in Germiston, were removed in the early-hours, multi-disciplinary operation led by the City's Energy Department and Ekurhuleni Metro Police this morning, 21 August. The operation was to restore fully functional electrical network in the area and surroundin...
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Aug
20

EKURHULENI'S NEW JUNIOR COUNCILLORS INAUGURATED

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Altogether, 135 Grade 9 and 10 learners were inaugurated as the City of Ekurhuleni's junior Councillors on Thursday, 16 August at the Council Chambers in Germiston. The Junior Council is a programme led by the City's Citizen Responsibility Campaigns Office working with the Gauteng Department of Education to educate school learners about the local g...
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Aug
16

ILLEGAL LAND INVASION IN DAVEYTON HALTED – SEVERAL STRUCTURES DEMOLISHED AND MATERIAL CONFISCATED

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On Tuesday, 15 August, several illegal structures put up on the invaded land at Gabon informal settlement were demolished by the metro police. The operation commenced around 4am and finished around 11am. The unoccupied illegal structures along Mocke Street were removed without any serious incidents. Gabon residents pelted the EMPD trucks which were...
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Aug
16

EKURHULENI DISTANCES ITSELF FROM THE BOGUS 260L WHEELIE BIN TENDER

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The City of Ekurhuleni wishes to distance itself from the bogus 260L wheelie bin tender scam circulating around, scamming people of their hard-earned monies. The City does not use or manage any operations which involve a bin of that size. The perpetrators of this criminal act allegedly send possible service providers an appointment letter bearing t...
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