Evaton North library finally opens after DA pressure

Four months ago, Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (SACR) MEC, Faith Mazibuko succumbed to the DA’s pressure in responding to questions in the Legislature on the failure to open the long-awaited Evaton North library and blamed Emfuleni Local Municipality for the delay. Now, however, after contractors completed the construction of…

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Emfuleni finances a ticking time-bomb

Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy admitted to the Gauteng Provincial Legislature this week, that the Emfuleni Local Municipality is in dire financial distress. MEC Creecy noted that the municipality is currently repaying a R103 million overdraft. Notwithstanding this, the local municipality is now applying for an additional overdraft of R500…

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Emfuleni protests indicative of an uncaring ANC government

Kingsol Chabalala DA Gauteng Spokesperson for Sport, Art, Culture and Recreation

Numerous protests have flared up in the Emfuleni Local Municipality. Residents’ frustrations stem from the lack of service delivery, RDP housing corruption and officials allegedly dishing out jobs and houses to ANC supporters. The DA has challenged Emfuleni Executive Mayor, Simon Mofokeng, to a debate on service delivery and to…

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