Mayor Zulu introduces electrification project and contractor

2017-05-31 06:02
Photo: suppliedSeated from left: Ward 9 councillor Mphile Mkhanyiselwa Mngadi, Mandeni mayor Sphesihle Basil Zulu, iLembe deputy mayor Dolly Shandu, Mandeni municipal speaker Makhosazana Promise Zungu, and ward 8 councillor Linda Rodger Mdletshe. Standing from left: Melody Sherry Mdunge, implementing agent Percy Mthembu, electrification project contractor Shaun Baws, from Thake Electrical Bheki Msibi, surveyors Goodman Zulu and Lucky Mkhize.

Photo: suppliedSeated from left: Ward 9 councillor Mphile Mkhanyiselwa Mngadi, Mandeni mayor Sphesihle Basil Zulu, iLembe deputy mayor Dolly Shandu, Mandeni municipal speaker Makhosazana Promise Zungu, and ward 8 councillor Linda Rodger Mdletshe. Standing from left: Melody Sherry Mdunge, implementing agent Percy Mthembu, electrification project contractor Shaun Baws, from Thake Electrical Bheki Msibi, surveyors Goodman Zulu and Lucky Mkhize.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

MANDENI mayor Sphesihle Zulu officially launched the Nyathini Electrification Project for Ward 9 and also recently announced the contractor who will roll out the project.

The project, which will commence shortly, is expected to be complete by October this year, mayor Zulu said.

He said an estimated 250 households will be receive electricity   and  that streetlights will be installed in all wards in Mandeni to ensure more visibility during night time with the hopes of reducing crimes such as muggings.

Zulu also announced that Ward 3 in Mangeza and Falethu areas will receive electricity soon and that an estimated 240 houses will be targeted in these areas.

“The Makhwanini electrification project under phase 1 in ward 9 is about to be completed. About 492 households will receive electricity in these areas,” Zulu added.

The mayor conveyed words of condolences to all those whose property was damaged by the violent winds and storms, which also resulted in the loss of one community member.

Apart from announcing the electrification projects in the area, Zulu also announced that a modular library will be procured to service residents living in Macambini because they are forced to travel to Mandeni and Sundumbili libraries.

Zulu also announced that waste skips will be placed in all rural wards and that other infrastructural projects that the municipality will roll out include renovating the community hall at Mphumlandoda area in ward 8, and the construction of the grand stand at kwaChili sports field and the fencing of this facility.

Zulu further announced that all rural roads will renovated for the water tanker to supply water without any intervals.
“In conclusion housing projects are under way and I am honoured to announce that road from toll-gate to Dokodweni beach to will also be renovated to the black-top,” he said.

 

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
Watch: Investing in the future through child development

An investment of R32-million into 11 early childhood development centres is changing the future for children in the Northern Cape.

Partner Content
What all investors should know about index investing

Index-linked investments are growing fast in popularity globally, and are growing in size and complexity too.

/World
 

For the love of Corgis!

WATCH: 35 Corgi's to make your day! If they’re good enough for the Queen of England they’re good enough for us.

 
 

Paws

Can we communicate with our pets?
8 great natural remedies for your pet
Buying a puppy? Don’t get scammed!
WATCH: These funny animal videos will make you LOL!
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.