GREETINGS to all.RURAL ELECTRIFICATIONIt is with great pleasure that we can report that 662 houses in Ward One have been fruitfully electrified. Villages such as Lucingweni, Lukhasini, and Goso are now powered with electricity and will never be the same. Zinkukhwini Village, of Ward Four, has also been electrified and more than 400 households have benefitted. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the communities and surroundings for their patience. Furthermore we would like to encourage other wards to be patient of the processes, we are committed to changing their lives as per our mandate. UMZIMKHULU TALENT SEARCH SUCCESSWe would like to express our gratitude to the Msawawa Foundation for partnering with the Municipality in identifying talents in the entertainment sector. This event, once again, confirms the level of talent that is present within the communities of this rural-based municipality.2018/2019 IDP OUTREACH Once again, the communities and stakeholders of Umzimkhulu showed how much they care about their municipality and how much they are committed to playing strategic roles towards better life for all in Umzimkhulu. The level of engagement, inputs and attendance during the recently held IDP outreach programme confirmed that this municipality is destined for bigger heights in terms of service delivery. Until we meet again.