Crisis in Emfuleni: DA calls for meeting with new Mayor

Since the departure of disgraced former Emfuleni Local Municipality Mayor, Simon Mofokeng, and the appointment of a new ANC Mayor, Jacob Khawe late last year, residents are still facing considerable challenges. Some of the challenges faced by the municipality is its’ inability to adhere to its debt payment plan to…

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SAPS must speed up investigation and criminally charge Mofokeng

Disgraced former Emfuleni Local Municipality Mayor, Simon “sex-pest” Mofokeng might have resigned from his position, but this certainly does not exempt him from facing a criminal investigation. The South African Police Service (SAPS) must fast-track their investigation into the alleged sexual grooming and abuse by Simon Mofokeng so that he…

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Taps are running dry in Emfuleni, affecting the poor

Emfuleni’s poorest communities have been waterless for weeks, following a decision by Rand Water to lower water pressure to just 40% as Emfuleni Local Municipality failed to pay its outstanding debt. In a statement last week, the municipality informed residents of water cuts as it tries to get its finances…

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