The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation, Ntombikayise Sibhidla-Saphetha officially handed over a fully equipped outdoor gym to the community of Slovo Township and a sports field to the community of Nzalabantu in KwaMbonambi on Sunday, 26 April 2015.
The aim of the new vehicles is to assist municipal employees do their work better and thus speed up service delivery.
Congratulations to the 2014 Matric Class!!
The uMfolozi Municipality in partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education and Richards Bay Mine (RBM) hosted the Mayoral Matric Excellence Awards on the 20 January 2015 at uMfolozi Municipality Hall.
As part of the Schools Functionality Monitoring Programme, Mayor Cllr S W Mgenge, councillors and municipal officials of the uMfolozi Municipality were deployed throughout the area of KwaMbonambi to assess the state of readiness in different schools for the beginning of the 2015 academic year.
The new Multipurpose Centre was officially opened on Thursday, 29 January 2015 by the Mayor of uMfolozi Municipality, CIIr Smangaliso Mgenge. The event was also attended by Municipal Manager, Mr KE Gamede, Speaker, Cllr ZD Mfusi and Councillors of uMfolozi Municipality.
On the 23 February 2015 Vukusebenze Sewing Centre in Nzalabantu was launched. This paves the way for unemployed residents to acquire essential skills and to become self-sufficient. This is a boost for the township of KwaMbonambi, which has been plagued by poverty and high levels of unemployment for many years.
This is good news for motorists
The uMfolozi Municipality took its first step on the journey toward ensuring a better life for the people of KwaMbonambi by delivering two newly refurbished roads earlier last month. The project included the reconstruction of gravelling, earthwork, asphalting and finishes. The refurbishment process created temporary employment for 10 local people over a three month period.
As part of its programme to take the council to the people and ensure transparency members of the public were invited to form part of the first council meeting of the uMfolozi Municipality, which took place on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 at Tshingimpisi Community Hall.
Let’s rise against abuse of all gender
The uMfolozi Municipality together with the South African Police Service (SAPS) took the 16 Days of Activism campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children to the community of Nhlanzini, Ward 05 on 06 December 2014, in an effort to raise awareness about abuse and other social ills that are currently targeting the community at large.
The Premier for Kwa-Zulu Natal Province, Mr Senzo Mchunu with the MEC for Cooperative Government and Traditional Affairs, Mrs Nomusa Dube-Ncube, on the 17 February 2015, launched a wide-ranging ‘Back to Basics’ programme aimed at restoring the spirit of effective service delivery, efficient administration and clean governance in the Province’s 61 municipalities.
The Kwa-Zulu Natal First Lady and uThungulu District Municipality Mayor, Mrs Thembeka Mchunu together with the Mayor of Mfolozi Municipality, Cllr Mgenge, officially handed over new houses to three disadvantaged families from the rural area of Kwambonambi.