Thursday, December 13, 2018

Roads mess-up

State of the roads in Port Alfred Service roads alongside the R72 have been virtually destroyed due to the heavy machinery used in the ongoing...

UPDATE: WATER SITUATION IN PORT ALFRED

The municipality is experiencing water challenges in Port Alfred, due to Eskom power outrages. This started about two months ago, but as from 20th September...

BREAKING: Water problems

Message from Ward 10 councillor, Ray Schenk. An Eskom power line that feeds electricity to the water pump stations between the Sarel Hayward dam and...

EFF challenges ward councillor’s achievements

An accountability meeting for Nemato Ward 9 Councillor Mbuleli “Stwiga” Njibana, in which he reported back to constituents of all that he had accomplished,...

Alexandria: More water problems

From Ndlambe municipal spokesman, Cecil Mbolekwa. "We are experiencing water challenges in Alexandria due to the cable supplying electricity to the pumps that makes it...

High court again orders Ndlambe to sort out cattle and commonages

A sequel in the Grahamstown High Court to the case of Ndlambe’s mismanaged commonages and the stray cattle issue, has seen the municipality again...

URGENT: No water for most of Wednesday

THIS is to notify residents about the interruption to the water supply that will be switched off on Wednesday August 22 from 5am to...
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Support for municipal workers and ANC members

NDLAMBE Municipality workers showed support outside the Port Alfred Magistrates Court on Monday morning for seven people, some of whom were fellow municipal workers...

Construction to begin on West Beach Drive

CONSTRUCTION will begin on West Beach Drive this month and continue until July next year, the municipality has announced. The work will be done during...

Council Notes

Land for churches THE question of the redistribution of land, specifically to churches that have stood on stands for more than 20 years, was hotly...
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EFF make a big noise in town

XOLISA Runeli and a small group of other EFF stalwarts braved the rain on Friday afternoon to stand at the car park on Masonic...

Municipal help for Masiphumelele home in Freestone

Ndlambe municipality donated chairs, tables and plates to Masiphumelele home for disabled children in Freestone, Bathurst, on Mandela Day. Speaker of Ndlambe, councillor Vivian Maphaphu...

WATER UPDATE: Outage caused by vandalism at balancing dam

This is to inform you about the water challenge that we are currently facing: The balancing dam where raw water is stored has experienced vandalism...

Water shortages alert by Ndlambe Municipality

Please be advised that there are water shortages in some areas in the township and in town, caused by Eskom power breakages at the...

Dispute with contractor holds up RO plant project

AMATOLA Water has revealed more about the status of the Port Alfred reverse osmosis (RO) plant TotT reported on two weeks ago. Municipal spokesman Cecil...

Protest becomes a riot

POLICE responded to a burning barricade protest at the Thornhill four-way intersection on the R67 last Thursday afternoon (June 28), firing rubber bullets at...

Ratepayers infuriated by Ndlambe’s adjusted budget

FOLLOWING months of to-and-froing on the Ndlambe annual budget the gloves are off, with both the Ndlambe Ratepayers Forum (NRF) and the Port Alfred...

Municipality explains cause of water outages

RESIDENTS in parts of Port Alfred were frustrated by water outages last week and again over the weekend and on Monday. TotT received calls asking...

EFF held on public violence charges

  FOLLOWING protests by EFF members with respect to the alleged demolition of graves by the municipality at Esleyini in Nemato, several members of the...

Good news at dump

Private enterprise makes landfill site functional again ANYONE visiting the Port Alfred refuse dump in the last week will have noticed an almost miraculous transformation...

Rates increase a little more than originally stated

NDLAMBE Municipality announced the final rates increases at the special council meeting, held at the council chambers on Wednesday. The council is required by law...

RO plant a white elephant?

UNCERTAINTY still surrounds the state of Amatola Water’s bulk water project for Ndlambe and whether there is sufficient water for the next phase of...

Ndlambe ANC caucus condemns actions by EFF

IN a strongly-worded statement on behalf of the ANC caucus in Ndlambe, chief whip Andile Marasi condemned the actions taken by the EFF when protesting...

Watch out for announcement of new rates increase

EACH year the Ndlambe municipality has to compile a budget to balance income and expenditure, and this document goes through several iterations until finally...

Chaos at the municipal offices

A thick pall of smoke enveloped the top-end of Campbell Street at noon on Monday when EFF members, angry with the municipality because they...
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EFF protest the demolition of graves

The Economic Freedom Fighters were out in numbers on Monday morning to protest what they see as a total disrespect for their ancestors after...

Charges dropped against fireman

THEFT charges have been withdrawn against a former fireman who was accused of stealing computer parts from the Ndlambe municipality. Sibusiso Zweni, who entered the...

Municipality mulling low cost houses at Boknes crossroads

NDLAMBE Municipality is considering a need for low cost housing at the Boknes/Cannon Rocks crossroads because of the distance workers have to travel to...

Poor pothole patching

NDLAMBE Municipality has come under fire for how its workers go about repairing potholes – an issue which has come up before. A concerned Nemato...

Clash over cattle

Problems continue with strays and Alexandria commonage A FORMER ANC councillor has landed a cushy job as Ndlambe’s commonage manager at R23 000 a month, but...
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