Articles Posted in the " News " Category

  • Continued Poor Discipline within EMPD under MMC Chauke

    Continued Poor Discipline within EMPD under MMC Chauke – According to answers included in the question paper provided at the November Council Meeting, it is clear that no real action has been taken to ensure discipline within the EMPD by Community Safety MMC, Cllr Vivienne Chauke. In response to the latest set of questions I submitted […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]





  • 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, […]


  • 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 […]


  • 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 […]



  • Water outages Brackenhurst and surrounding areas

    Brackenhurst, Brackendowns and surrounding areas have been experiencing water issues for most of the day on June 15. DA Ward Councillor have done the following Press Statement: Better communication required for better service delivery standards by Cllr Malcolm Maifala DA Ward Councillor   Following experiences of residents in Brackenhurst, Brackendowns and surrounding areas being without […]


  • Objections on proposed high density development

    Objections on proposed high density development -Mamphele Development Planners CC is the authorised agent of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality and the registered owner of ERF 372 General Albertspark Ext 2.(Land opposite Lemon Tree Shopping Mall). They are proposing a high density development in Lincoln Road, Alberton.  According to paperwork handed in at Ekurhuleni we could establish […]


  • Body found in Mayberry Park

      Body found in Mayberry Park – According to Fox Securities social media page a body was found in a field near Mayberry Park.  Fox was notified by members of the public of a female body lying in the field.   FOX MEDICAL UNIT, TACTICAL UNITS, AFRIFORUM ALBERTON, MED-HELP EMERGENCY SERVICES AND SAPS ON SCENE. […]


  • Not allowed to clean Alberton

    Not allowed to clean Alberton – Recently the very active group AfriForum Alberton wanted to get together to do a cleanup on the corner of Hendrik Potgieter and Pieter Uys on their own time and own resources. According to Ekurhuleni they will not allow people to try and better Alberton as its illegal but at […]


  • How you can help Alberton SPCA

    How you can help Alberton SPCA – Alberton SPCA receives no government funding and so we rely on the generosity of our supporters to enable us to continue our mission. There are numerous ways you can help, as listed below. Please remember that all donations are tax deductible and we can send you a Section […]



  • Parkrun Rietvlei Zoo Farm

    Parkrun Rietvlei Zoo Farm: Come rain or shine there is always a free parkrun every Saturday at 8am. Over 19000 registered park runners have registered for Rietvlei. View www.parkrun.co.za and register for your barcode. Rietvlei Zoo Farm’s picnic area is the perfect place to have a family, group or school for a picnic or braai, kids birthday party, school […]