A step by step guide on how to register this weekend for the upcoming elections.
The White River Irrigation Canal will be closed for 24 hours.
As part of their efforts to assist legitimate informal traders, the Mbombela Local Municipality is setting up a database.
Top priorities are water, electricity delivery and formalising informal settlements like Msholozi, which will be integrated into Ward 30. The settlement had made it impossible for the government to construct a road that was planned to reduce delays on the R40.
Mbombela and Umjindi municipalities will only become one entity on the day of the local government elections in 2016.
A burst pipe at Rocky Drift caused water shortages in certain parts of town.
The sewerage problems at White River Square and the Civic Centre seem to be neverending. After the most recent storm, the shopping centre’s management contacted White River Post to complain that the manholes were once again overflowing and, more worrysome, flowing into stormwater drains.
The recent collapse of the Majuba coal silo is just the tip of the iceberg in what many are calling a national emergency. National power utility Eskom is now clutching at straws as it tries to salvage a system that has been deteriorating for over a decade.
The strike allegedly trapped Mbombela’s mayor inside the coundil chambers where he was attending a Mandela Day event.
Residents will have to hold out for another week before the scheduled maintenance to the water canal is completed.
A total of R119 million is budgeted for the repair and maintenance of municipal property in 2014/15.