#FixMerafong: The ANC is failing the residents of Merafong

  Merafong is in crisis. Financial mismanagement, corruption, and ineffectiveness threatens the stability of our municipality. Under the ineffective leadership of the ANC our municipality: Has created a culture of corruption Has not delivered much-needed services Is severely behind on ESKOM & Rand Water payments, which could affect our electricity…

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Kwanele! Stop Violence Against Women and Children in Gauteng

  It is high time that combating gender-based violence shifted from simply lamenting and condemning it, to men playing the key role of calling each other out and holding each other accountable for sexist, misogynistic and otherwise generally patriarchal attitudes that enable violence against women. – Mmusi Maimane Noting:  …

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Upgrade and maintain sewerage infrastructure in Ekurhuleni

South Africa produces around 5,000 Ml/d of sewage (5 billion litres daily). Of this total around 20% is treated to levels that render it safe to be returned to a receiving watercourse with some degree of confidence. The rest, a staggering 4,000 Ml/d (4 billion litres) of untreated (or at…

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WA 10 Sewer System Upgrade Project in Ward 38 not budgeted for

Residents in Brackenhurst and Brackendowns in Ward 38 are at risk of contracting diseases due to constant sewerage overflows in the area. The WA 10 Sewer System Upgrade Project has been halted for the last two years because the Ekurhuleni Metro claims that this project, which is meant to be…

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The contamination of our streams and dams in Ekurhuleni

We the undersigned residents of Ekurhuleni call on Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality as well as the Provincial and National Government of South Africa to stop pollution of our streams, rivers, wetlands, storm water channels and other water bodies with the continuous overflowing of sewerage and other toxic materials. We request that…

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