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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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Sep
20

I AM MORE THAN JUST MY SKIN – BREAK THE STEREOTYPE ON ALBINISM

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Thabelo Makgashana was barely seven years old when he realised he was different , and started isolating himself because his peers in primary school called him names and others feared him because of misconceptions about his condition – albinism. Now aged 26, Makgashana is an HIV/AIDS peer educator at the Tembisa Healthcare Centre who no longer lives...
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Sep
19

60 MADELUKUFA IZINYOKA AND PUBLIC VIOLENCE SUSPECTS DENIED BAIL

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A special operation between 4am and 10am on 12 September by the City, together with the SAPS, netted 61 arrests for illegal power connections, public violence and malicious damage to infrastructure. The arrested suspects, save one, were denied bail on Friday, 14 September at the Tembisa Magistrate's Court. The operation was prompted by fights betwe...
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Sep
05

MAINTAIN FOOD SAFETY – ADHERE TO LABELLED STORAGE SPECIFICATIONS

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Ekurhuleni environmental health practitioners removed items off shelves that pose health hazards, such as meat packages without a sell-by date, expired and rotten food, and unlabelled frozen mixed veggies during the recent spaza shops inspections across the City. Residents carry equal responsibility to adhere to the storage specifications of the fo...
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Sep
05

MAYOR MASINA CRACKS DOWN ON 'FAKE' FOOD SPAZA SHOPS

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Immigration officers have arrested 27 undocumented illegal immigrants during City of Ekurhuleni's joint operation to inspect spaza shops for counterfeit and expired goods. The joint operation, which included Home Affairs, SAPS and the City, led to the additional arrest and detention of five shop owners for contravening the Immigration Act by employ...
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Aug
31

MOBILE APP LAUNCHED FOR INTERACTIVE SERVICE DELIVERY

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The City of Ekurhuleni, in collaboration with Vodacom, has on Thursday, 19 July launched the My Ekurhuleni App at the Katlehong Customer Care Centre designed to allow citizens to communicate challenges related to service delivery in their communities in just a click of a button. The mobile solution will amongst other matters provide the municipalit...
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