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New Olifantsfontein Fire Station to Reduce Emergency Response Time

The community of Olifantsfointen, Clayville and Winnie Mandela will soon have a bigger and more resourced fire station on their -1940s in the same area. Areas that are served by the old fire station have grown substantially over the years, and the new developments included areas such as Winnie Mandela, Tswelopele and Clayville. This has affected th...

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Five fashion entrepreneurs won a business incubation prize worth more than R100 000 during The Hook Up Dinner Ekurhuleni (THUDEkurhuleni) at Germiston Lake on Thursday, 8 August 2019. The City, through its Youth Directorate, partnered with THUD and other stakeholders like National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) to support the business of young peo...

More than 12 tonnes of illegal electrical cables were disconnected and confiscated during Operation O kae Molao at Vusumuzi in Tembisa on 23 July to root out illegal electricity connections. Illegal electricity connections and tampering have caused many power supply interruptions across the City due to overloaded grid at affected areas. This result...

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...

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...