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  • Follow up on proposed high density development

    Follow up on proposed high density development. After various calls and emails to Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality we finally received feedback regarding the proposed high density development in Alberton. Previous article: Objections on proposed high density development . Mamphele Development Planners CC is the authorised agent of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality and the registered owner of ERF […]


  • Suspect apprehended Samuel Street Randhart

    Suspect apprehended Samuel Street Randhart – One suspect was caught in the act while breaking in at a property in Randhart. One of our Tactical members received a call that the suspect is busy breaking the door to the property. Upon arrival our Tactical member apprehended the suspect in the house before he could get away […]


  • Palmietkuilen Coal Mining Project Rejected

    Palmietkuilen Coal Mining Project Rejected – The Democratic Alliance (DA) is elated that after raising and objecting to the Palmietkuilen Coal Mine Project at both Provincial and National structures. The Department of Mineral Resources has refused to grant permission for the proposed Palmietkuilen Coal Mining Project. Earlier this year, the DA officially lodged an objection with […]


  • DA’s commitment to ensuring child safety in Ekurhuleni’s crèches

    DA’s commitment to ensuring child safety in Ekurhuleni’s crèches – At the last Council meeting for the year the Democratic Alliance in Ekurhuleni debated an urgent motion compelling the Department of Health and Social Development to implement a comprehensive audit of all crèches within the Metro.   The successfully passed motion forms part of the […]


  • Fab Labs empower Ekurhuleni’s youth through innovation

    Fab Labs empower Ekurhuleni’s youth through innovation, but operational challenges remain. The Democratic Alliance in Ekurhuleni is impressed with the innovation happening at the various “Fab Labs” around the City of Ekurhuleni, but there is room for improvement with a number of operational obstacles hindering the overall experience.   On the 22nd of November 2017, […]





  • Crucial report into the state of the EMPD Armory withheld

    A crucial audit report investigating the state of the Armory within the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) has been withheld from the Oversight Committee on Community Safety. This after the findings of the report were supposed to be made available during an Oversight Committee meeting today, as indicated by the Department of Community Safety. Previously, […]


  • Outdoor play is good for kids eyes

    Outdoor play is good for kids eyes – The benefits of outdoor play for children are well known; it encourages physical activity, helps develop learning by absorbing new information and skills, promotes creativity and imaginative play, and even in winter, being outside in the sun means they are getting enough vitamin D. One of the […]


  • Waste Management Brigades to cost ratepayers R150 million every year

    Waste Management Brigades to cost ratepayers R150 million every year – Ratepayers, beware! The ANC-controlled City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) is once again fleecing the City’s coffers, and this time, it is to the value of an outrageous R150 million per annum.   Currently, the City has the Siyaqhuba Mayoral Outreach Programme, the R101 million Lungile Mtshali […]


  • Poor discipline in the EMPD under MMC Chauke

    Poor discipline in the EMPD under MMC Chauke – According to answers received from the October Council meeting, it is clear that very little progress has been made with discipline within the EMPD by the MMC of Community Safety, Cllr. Vivienne Chauke, and Oversight Chairman, Alderman Izak Berg. It has been just over a year […]


  • World Sight Day

    In celebration of World Sight Day, Ster-Kinekor together with The Department of Health and UNICEF, came together to bring awareness of eye care and wellness. As part of this celebration and partnership, Ster-Kinekor gave eye tests and spectacles to school pupils at Geluksdal Primere Skool in Brakpan, Ekurhuleni. Ster-Kinekor, the Deputy Minister of Health, Dr […]


  • Fox recovers hijacked vehicle

    Fox recovers hijacked vehicle – On Saturday at 18:56 Fox control room received a call from one of their clients reporting his wife was being hijacked. Reaction was dispatched and on arrival, found that an iPhone was still in vehicle. Reaction started to track the phone and the Fox tactical vehicles were dispatched following the tracking of […]


  • EMPD Officials with Criminal Records not Suspended or Disciplined

    It is shocking and completely appalling to learn that a number of EMPD officials in Ekurhuleni have criminal records ranging from theft, corruption and murder. The MMC of Community Safety, Cllr Vivienne Chauke, confirmed this information by means of written reply. The MMC also provided a comprehensive list of all the EMPD officials with criminal records; […]


  • Alberton SPCA Annual Golf Day 2017

    Alberton SPCA Annual Golf Day 2017 – The SPCA is exited to announce that they are hosting their annual golf day in November. Date: 02 November 2017 Venue: Reading Golf Club Times: Registration 10am – Shot Gun Start 12:00 Costs: R1800 fourball The Alberton SPCA Management Committee would appreciate any help to make the day […]


  • Fourth annual VISA Street Food Festival

    The fourth annual VISA Street Food Festival comes to Maboneng on 10 September, serving up delicious South African street food at Common Ground to complete your perfect foodie Sunday afternoon. The festival will connect locals with authentic local food and feature a food market, live music and talks from experts geared towards food entrepreneurs. Make […]



  • DA submitted a dossier against Ekurhuleni

    Today, the Democratic Alliance (DA) in Ekurhuleni submitted a dossier of contraventions against the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) and Council to the MEC of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in Gauteng (COGTA), Mr Paul Mashatile, and the Director General of the National Treasury, Mr Dondo Mogajane.   Our aim is to highlight a range of […]


  • Missing miniature Yorkie

    If you have seen or picked up a miniature yorkie with a name tag saying Charlie and a number please let me know. He was wearing a brown and orange jersey as well. We are looking after him for my brother and he got out while we were at work. We stay in the New […]