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Selling an RDP within Eight Years of Acquiring it is Prohibited

The phenomenon of selling an RDP house undermines the government's intention of eradicating homelessness. It is so because those beneficiaries who sell RDPs are vulnerable persons who may not be able to acquire a home of their own after selling their RDPs. They, therefore, resort to returning to shacks and other informal settlements after selling t...

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The City of Ekurhuleni has been experiencing frequent electricity supply disruptions in the Germiston area. A number of secondary electrical failure events were triggered by the failure of one of the Eskom 40 MVA transformers installed at the Kreupelhout Street (also known as the 2 nd Input) substation in Wadeville. This resulted in limited supply ...

The Office of the Executive Mayor of the City of Ekurhuleni, has noted a string of fake emails circulating on social media. In the fake emails the Executive Mayor, Cllr Mzwandile Masina is portrayed to be soliciting favours from the City Manager, Dr. Imogen Mashazi and the Group Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Kagiso Lerutla. The bogus emails are bein...

A single trip on the Ekurhuleni municipal bus will cost 50 cent more, as per the new budget passed by Council on 23 May 2019, which came into effect on 1 July. Commuters using municipal buses are encouraged to use bus coupons, which are cheaper compared to cash payments and are convenient to the customers. In the new tariff structure as approved by...

On Monday, 24 June 2019, the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) arrested three suspects in connection with the robbery of goods from the City's Germiston Waste Depot. On Sunday, 23 June 2019, this depot was robbed of items including, vehicle tyres, office furniture, fridges, microwaves and other valuable items. Upon further investigation, th...

The City of Ekurhuleni urges residents to use water sparingly as water supply to customers is anticipated to be reduced from 24 to 27 June. This is as a result of Rand Water, which supplies the City with water, conducting valve installation work for the duration of the period on the main supply pipeline. "Rand Water has notified the City of Ekurhul...

The City of Ekurhuleni in partnership with Rhythm Cycles will this year host the third instalment of the Ekurhuleni International Film Festival (EIFF) at the Springs theatre. The film industry is part of the development of creative industries – an initiative by the City of Ekurhuleni. As such, the city and its partners will host the festival to emp...