NMZ VIEWPOINT

2018-08-10 06:00

GREETINGS to all.

ORDINARY COUNCIL

AS we are already in the first quarter of our new 2018/2019 financial year, one of the logical and most relevant thing to do is to reflect on our last quarter’s performance with the view to ensure that our approach on this financial year indeed takes us to another level.

In order to accountably do that, departmental reports had to go through standing committees for a prudent interrogation and recommendations towards the municipal executive committee.

It is indeed on that note that, in the spirit of eloquence and transparency, a council is then provided necessary reports, acknowledgement and adoption.

As part of accountability and to administratively create an enabling environment for a council to play its oversight role, the chairpersons of both audit and AMPAC committees presented their respective reports to the council.

The council was indeed thrilled with the direction Umzimkhulu Municipality is administratively moving in.

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION

Umzimkhulu Municipality is committed to changing the lives of the communities of Umzimkhulu, in many ways than one.

Electricity had been vocally profiled as a major challenge amongst the infrastructural backlogs this municipality is faced with. It is with excitement to reveal that, today, Umzimkhulu Municipality will be introducing a service provider in ward 6 for Magcakini-Ndzombani electrical project.

In ward 4 another service provider for Vuka-St. Augustine electrical project will also be handed over.

It is a factual reality that this day will be very historical to the communities of these wards. We would like to applaud them for patience because this is long overdue, on the same breath we would like to appeal to those wards that have not yet been electrified to remain calm because they are too will be celebrating imminently.

WOMEN’S MONTH

It is with great sadness to observe the growing statistics of women and girl abuse in our communities.

We firstly would like to appeal to all men and boys to stand together without competing amongst themselves also without fear nor favour, to take a stand by fighting any form of abuse directed to women and girls. Our societal objectives will be meaningless and further defeated if these abuses are not decisively dealt with especially by men and boys. Till we meet again.

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

 
/News
 

And the Paws24 and Hill's winners are ...

Find out who the winners of our Paws24 pet pics and Q&a competitions are...

 

Paws

Keep your family and pets safe from rabies
5 scientific benefits of owning a cat
Why we love cats
8 great natural remedies for your pet
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.