Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Collection points for water for residents on west and east bank

Ndlambe Municipality will install water tanks at various strategic positions on Port Alfred’s west and east bank for residents to be able to collect...

QFS gets Port Alfred RO tender again

DA: we remain convinced that this outcome was set up from the start Ndlambe Municipality has appointed Quality Filtration Systems (QFS) as the contractor for...

Water to be shut off 24 hours a day for entire...

Ndlambe municipality announced a revised water schedule today, indicating that water will be switched off in the entire Port Alfred for 24-hour periods every...

Port Alfred water schedule for November 21 – 27

https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2020/11/13/update-on-water-situation-in-ndlambe-2/

Update on water situation in Ndlambe

Sarel Hayward Dam is at a critical 3.7% capacity The current water situation in Ndlambe is as follows: Port Alfred: The Sarel Hayward Dam is at...

Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 update

The Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee (JOC) reports that daily cases of coronavirus are increasing in Ndlambe. Currently there are 83 active cases, 1,109 recoveries...

Drivers licence renewals on hold as eye test machine at traffic...

Ndlambe Municipality wishes to inform the public that the LEU machine (for eye testing, fingerprint taking) at the traffic department is currently faulty. Driving licence...

Mayor’s update on water crisis in Port Alfred

The current water situation in Ndlambe is as follows:   Port Alfred: The Sarel Hayward Dam is presently at 5.3% capacity. Sadly, the recent rains had...

Promise of hope for residents of Klipfontein wetlands

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it is optimistic that the pressure it has placed on Ndlambe Municipality has paid off, and that the residents...

Update on Covid-19 figures in Ndlambe

As of September 30, Ndlambe’s total Covid-19 cases numbered 991, of which 955 have already recovered, 28 have died and eight are active. The Ndlambe...

Update on water situation in Port Alfred and Bathurst

The present water situation: The Sarel Hayward Dam (supplying water to Port Alfred) and the Golden Ridge Dam (supplying water to Bathurst) are at...

Families drink from drains as water trucks break down

Three out of four water trucks in Eastern Cape town are in for repairs From TimesLive NOMBULELO DAMBA-HENDRIK Families in drought-stricken Dutywa are drinking filthy water from...

DA calls on Ndlambe Council to reject QFS payment proposal

The Democratic Alliance in Ndlambe has submitted a motion to council rejecting the proposal to accept reverse osmosis equipment from Quality Filtration Systems (QFS)...

Meter reading lapse results in higher bills

A number of Port Alfred residents have contacted Talk of the Town about being billed for two months for both water and electricity use,...

DA welcomes Supreme Court of Appeal decision to dismiss Andile Lungisa’s...

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Eastern Cape has welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court of Appeal to dismiss Nelson Mandela Bay ANC...

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...

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...

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...

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...