Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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...

Latest news from the Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

The Ndlambe Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee is fully operational and meets on a digital platform every Tuesday.   Feedback from this meeting is compiled in...

High court orders Ndlambe Municipality to hand over documents in RO...

The Grahamstown High Court has ordered Ndlambe Municipality to hand over its record of decision and other documents relating to the award of a...

Sarah Baartman District Municipality hands over fire fighting vehicles

On Monday, May 18, a total of seven vehicles were handed over to four of the local municipalities, including one vehicle for Sarah Baartman...

Essential work in the construction industry

Due to a general lack of clarity on the specifics, it is difficult for the man on the street to know what constitutes essential...

Court rules that RO plant can go ahead

Ndlambe Municipality’s water needs take priority over complaints about irregular tender process deviations and allegations of corruption, the Grahamstown High Court has ruled. Last week...

ANC councillor arrested for allegedly selling fake permits

An ANC councillor from Limpopo has been arrested for allegedly selling and issuing fake permits for people to cross provinces. Cybert Kabelo Ramodisha, 36, appeared...

Local EFF leader makes 33% salary challenge to fellow councillors

Leading by example, local EFF leader and councillor Xolisa Runeli became the first elected representative in Ndlambe to publicly announce he would give 33%...

Awaiting official confirmation of Covid-19 infections in Ndlambe

If you are active on social media you will no doubt have heard of several cases of Covid-19 being discussed in the Ndlambe area. Reports...

What constitutes an essential service?

While most South Africans are either working from home or attempting to make ends meet while in isolation, municipal workers are busy performing their...

Municipal notice: Covid-19 and the national lockdown

Notice-68-of-2020-Municipal-Lockdown.pdf NDLAMBE MUNICIPALITY is hereby given that, pursuant to the National State of Disaster as announced by the State President, Cyril Ramaphosa, and the...

Municipal Notice – Covid-19

Ndlambe Municipality established a Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee on Wednesday last week to establish an operational framework. Key stakeholders were invited for their expertise. The...
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New leak on an old problem

Once again, sewage is leaking onto Sports Road adjacent to the Royal Alfred Marina. This is just the latest leak to spring up, and...

Suspect tender award

Former councillor given contract to fix sea wall A questionable contract award by Ndlambe Municipality which resulted in a botched job going nearly R200,000 over...

Ndlambe Municipality Executive Committee

The Ndlambe Municipality executive committee, comprising the mayor, Khululwa Ncamiso, and councillors Thembani Mazana, Ray Sheck and Nosicelo Xhasa, met on Thursday March 12...

Demonstrators block R67 in protest over reservoir project omissions

Nemato residents protesting against the process that was followed in the awarding of a contact for a reservoir at Thornhill were stopped by police...

Municipal libraries closed as part of coronavirus precautions

Ndlambe Municipality has announced the closure of public libraries in the area until further notice. The decision was taken by the Department of Sport, Recreation,...

Update on water crisis in Port Alfred

Statement from Ndlambe Municipality The recent rainfall has been most welcome and has brought some relief to Port Alfred’s water situation.   Water is flowing into...

Station Hill Junior Secondary School closed by parents

Scores of residents from Station Hill and Ndlovini prevented pupils from entering Station Hill Junior Secondary School last Thursday and Friday as they believe...

Elderly residents demand water

As the water crisis in Ndlambe continues, residents of Sunset Park on Port Alfred’s East Bank said they were tired of having no water...
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Protest action blocks R67 at Nemato/Thornhill crossroads

Members of the Endlovini and Thornhill communities blocked off the R67 at the Nemato/Thornhill crossroads this morning to protest the awarding of a contract...

Ndlambe Municipality honeysucker dumping sewage in bush

Talk of the Town came across this Ndlambe Municipality honeysucker (vacuum tanker) discharging raw sewage in the bush on the verge of Wharf Street...

Ndlambe RO plant tender halted by high court

A tender “shrouded with suspicions of corruption” to build a sea water reverse osmosis plant (SWRO) on the banks of the Kowie River has...

Runaway tractor is stumped

One way to bring your tractor to a complete stop. It took a neighbour's tree to prevent this Ndlambe Municipality tractor, looking more like something...

Ndlambe LED helps train Ekuphumleni women

The Ndlambe Municipality’s LED (Local Economic Development) department recently arranged for SYLG Creations from East London to transfer skills to six local women to...

Another qualified audit for Ndlambe

Municipality cannot confirm indigent status of people getting free services Ndlambe Municipality received another qualified audit opinion from the Auditor General for the financial year...

Application for transfer of certificate of Registration – Prestons Liquor Store

Notice is hereby given that there will be a public participation meeting to consider the application for transfer of certificate of registration of Prestons...

DA opposes Makana Council’s decision to appeal High Court ruling

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Eastern Cape expressed shock at the Makana Municipal Council decision to appeal the Grahamstown High Court judgment ordering...

Building transgressions at the municipality

The Ndlambe Building Department seems oblivious to the fact that certain builders are constructing houses that do not conform to its own municipal rules. Talk...