Thursday, September 24, 2020

Unintentional sewage pond

Talk of the Town was contacted recently regarding a sewage problem that they suggested, might have been growing for some time. The sewage pond can...

Yet another sewage leak

It is no secret that the sewerage system in Port Alfred, as well as in other parts of Ndlambe, is a permanent state of...

Alarm over dam level

Port Alfred’s main water supply, the Sarel Hayward Dam, is far lower than the municipality has said, according to the Port Alfred Residents and...

DA demands clarity over Ndlambe Covid-19 procurement

Municipality spent R54,000 more than it needed to on thermometer guns The Democratic Alliance (DA) has received information that the Ndlambe Municipality purchased personal protective...

DA Ndlambe to lay charges if reverse osmosis millions are not...

DA pushes municipality for action after Talk of the Town provides correspondence from Quality Filtration Systems The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will not hesitate...
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‘Mushrooming’ squatter camp at the Boknes dump

Land invasions have proliferated in Ndlambe, including in Boknes, Trappes Valley, Bathurst and on the R67 close to the 43 Air School turnoff. The...

Update from Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

Health Minister Dr Mkhize has said that of total cases of Covid-19 in SA, 74% had already recovered, while daily infections have declined. A similar...

ANCYL blasts Ward 10 councillor over wage rise comments

The ANC Youth League Ward 10 branch has reacted with indignation to statements made by Ward 10 councillor and DA Ndlambe caucus leader Ray...

DA: Nlambe Municipality panders to unions by approving wage increases

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it is appalled at the decision by the Ndlambe Municipal Council to approve a staff wage increase without considering...

Ndlambe Municipal Manager in the spotlight

At the Ndlambe council meeting, held on Tuesday a discussion took place regarding the latest Grahamstown High Court ruling against Ndlambe Municipality for awarding...

Wage and salary increases at the municipality

The Ndlambe council met on Tuesday afternoon via digital conferencing on Microsoft Teams. South Africa Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) and the Independent Municipal and Allied...

An appeal to the municipality

  There has to be something done about the sewage that flows freely at various locations throughout Ndlambe. It is not simply because we are...

Update from Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

As of July 28, there were a total of 688 confirmed cumulative Covid-19 positive cases in Ndlambe, of which 570 have already recovered and...

DA wants independent entity to investigate irregular Ndlambe tender processes

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has submitted a motion to the Speaker of Ndlambe Municipality requesting a full investigation into the municipality’s tender processes over...

Helping resolve perennial water woes in Nemato

Mamlambo Construction begins building water tower TK MTIKI and ROB KNOWLES When complete, the new 2.6 mega-litre concrete reservoir at Thornhill four-ways will stand 11-storeys high,...

Update from Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

As of July 21, there were a total of 521 confirmed cumulative Covid-19 positive cases in Ndlambe, of which 262 were new cases for...

Update from the Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

As of July 12, there were a total of 345 confirmed cumulative Covid-19 positive cases in Ndlambe, with 86 new cases being recorded in...

Regional ANC advises Ndlambe council not to appeal high court judgment...

The regional executive committee (REC) of the ANC Sarah Baartman region has advised the Ndlambe council not to appeal the high court judgment on...

DA lays criminal charges against Ndlambe municipal manager

Members of the Ndlambe DA caucus today opened a criminal case against Ndlambe municipal manager Rolly Dumezweni, for alleged illegal actions relating to the...

DA calls on SIU to investigate Ndlambe Municipality’s unlawful tender for...

The DA in the Eastern Cape today called for the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) to be tasked with investigating the controversial and unlawful tender...

Update from Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

The Ndlambe Covid-19 JOC team expressed sincere condolences to corporate services director Lazola Maneli Payi and her family on the passing of her husband,...

High court sets aside Ndlambe’s RO plant tender

“The courts cannot and will not tolerate this type of improper conduct” Ndlambe Municipality’s awarding of R100-million tender to build a sea water reverse osmosis...

Makana traffic department operating hours

Makana Municipality has announced its traffic department’s office hours as of Monday July 6. Driving licenses:                                        Monday to Friday                             8am to 12 noon The services will...

Ndlambe Municipality closing most of its offices due to Covid-19 cases

NOTICE FROM MUNICIPAL MANAGER ROLLY DUMEZWENI Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the National State of Disaster as announced by the State President Cyril...

Number of confirmed coronavirus cases rises to 19 in Ndlambe

The Covid-19 JOC Committee today confirmed a total of 19 positive Covid-19 cases in Ndlambe, 16 active, two recoveries and one death. Two schools have...
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Sewage leak in Saltvlei an ongoing problem

Talk of the Town investigated the site of a sewage leak which has been a problem for more than a year. The pump station...

Council Notes

A special Ndlambe council meeting was held at the Council Chambers on Monday June 15 with specific emphasis on approval of the adjustment budget. Talk...

Ndlambe’s top six to get a combined R9-million

In the midst of local businesses and residents struggling to cope with the economic effects of the national lockdown, Ndlambe Municipality has tabled a...

Makana loses bid to appeal

Municipality must be placed under administration The Grahamstown High Court has dismissed an application for leave to appeal by Makana Municipality and the provincial government...

Private food donations benefit 20 families in Ward 9

The private sector and other individual Samaritans seem to be difference-makers in fighting hunger during the Covid-19 lockdown. Showing up when needed most was Tewo...