All Media enquiries should be directed to Mr Stanley N Gaba
Manager: Communications, Marketing, Branding & Event Management
Tel: 016 950 6585
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(Cosmo City, Diepsloot, Ivory Park, Orange Farm, Sebokeng and Soweto)
Tuesday, 16 June 2020: Eskom has noted a significant rise in network overloading resulting from illegal connections across the high density areas of Gauteng. This overloading is also apparent in areas with multiple or backyard dwellings, bypassed meters, and vandalism of the electricity infrastructure. These illegal connections and tempering with Eskom equipment result in damages to electrical infrastructure such as transformers, mini-substations and substations in these areas. The affected areas include parts of Cosmo City, Diepsloot, Ivory Park, Orange Farm, Sebokeng, and Soweto.

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Lockdown extended, ELM continues to implement Covid-19 measures (Municipal account payments).

With increasing Covid-19 (Coronavirus) infections and the national lockdown extended till end of April, the municipality continues with additional initiatives to promote the Social Distancing concept. Social Distancing is defined as deliberate increase in the physical space between people to avoid the spread of illness. The municipality has a duty to protect both staff and customers from Covid-19 in an effort to flatten the infection curve.

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20 August 2019 - Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) has noted with concern recent reports about smart meters, the termination of the BXC SA contract with ELM, and the measures intended to deal with interim transitional arrangements. The reports have been characterized by some misinformation which necessitated that ELM provides this statement to provide facts.

The smart meters were procured by ELM from BXC SA in terms of a Public Private Partnership Agreement (PPPA) that was signed by both parties on or around 02 December 2013. In terms of the PPPA, BXC SA was to install 66 000 electricity single phase meters, 5 100 electricity three phase meters and 83 123 water meters. To date, approximately 7 000 electricity meters have been installed, but no water meters have been installed by BXC SA.

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Tuesday, 27 August 2019 - The ELM Vaal River Carnival is BACK - BIGGER and BETTER with a spectacular calendar of events!

The Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) in partnership with private businesses presents the 2019 Vaal River Carnival (VRC). This annual event will be celebrating its 17th year of success with an exciting and fun-filled calendar of events from 30th August until the 28th September 2019.

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13 August 2019 - The Executive Mayor, Cllr Gift Moerane would like to express his sincere appreciation, to the Golden Triangle Chamber of Commerce (GTCoC), in taking an acute interest in matters relating to Emfuleni Local Municipality.

The Executive Mayor of the Emfuleni Local Municipality,as First Citizen in the area, is committed to working with communities and all stakeholders to find amicable solutions to social and economic challenges facing the residents.

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Our Vision: A developmental municipality that continuously improves the quality of life of its residents. Emfuleni Local Municipality (previously Lekoa) is one of three Local Municipalities comprising the Sedibeng District Municipality situated in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa.

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