Today the 18th of July 2019 Lekwa Local Municipality celebrated Mandela day by helping Mbako Constructions hand over a newly built RDP house to Ms Ntombi Selepe whose house burnt down on the 4th of February 2019. Mr Josias of Mbako Constructions heard about the fire and decided to help rebuild the house for Ntombi and her family which they moved back into last week Thursday the 11 of July 2019. Today electricity was fitted into the house by the Municipality. The Municipality appreciates the helping hand from Ngako Construction.
Cllr M.S Radebe-Khumala who was acting Executive Mayor for the day together with other Municipal Councillors then moved to Inhlosenhle Home Based Care center to give blankets to the elderly who are based at the home.
Joy and sense of appreciation can be seen through the eyes of the elderly when they received their blankets. Speaker of Council, Cllr. Khota helped the Acting Executive Mayor to hand over the blankets.
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The Acting District Municipal Mayor Cllr B. Sekhonde together with District and Local Councillors handed over tools of trade to Lekwa Local Municipal Ward Committee Members for visibility purposes within the Community.

"Community Members are not well aware who their Ward Committee Members are, this initiative will help the Community in identifying them" said Cllr. B Sekhonde when  addressing the people who attended the hand-over programme at Standerton Town Hall today. Community members where also urged to make use of their Ward Committee members in-order to get information and assistance on government programmes.

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Ward 9 Draft 2018/2019 IDP and Budget Consultation Meeting

Consultation processes stated today at Ward 9. The meeting took place at Holmdene Secondary School. The Executive Mayor Cllr. LBR Dhlamini consulted the Community of Ward 9. Issues ranging to community members not having access to electricity due to some farmers who are not willing to sign the agreement forms that will allow Eskom to install electricity for them where raised. Other issues where that of access to water. A follow-up meeting is scheduled for next Sunday @ KwaBhokoro Community Hall from 10h00. The Municipality will invite other sector departments like Education as the community raised matters that requires their inputs.

Eskom and Rural Development where also part of the meeting and will still be part next week. The Executive Mayor, Speaker of Council, MMC, Ward Councillor, other Councillors and Municipal Administration led by the Municipal Manager were part of the meeting.

Lekwa Local Municipality together with MaxProf on the 16th of April 2018 handed over 79 brand new school shoes to primary school learners of Nyandeni Primary School, Hlobisa Primary School, Igugulabasha Primary school and Leseli Primary school.

The programme is ongoing and more School shoes will be donated to the needy children of Lekwa.

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Gert Sibande District Municipality presented it's draft IDP/Budget for 2018/2019 financial year at Thuthukani Community Hall, Lekwa Local Municipality on the 24th of April  2018. Cllr. Snana Dhlamini who was acting as the District Mayor presented the 2018/2019 Draft IDP and Budget which included items like external bursaries, renovation or refurbishment of halls, potholes repair and maintenance to mention few.

Lekwa LM Executive Mayor Cllr. LBR Dhlamini accompanied by Troika and Councillors welcomed the District delegation and the proposed budget. Stakeholders who attended and made inputs during this process included Sector Departments, Private Sector, NGO's, CDW's, Ward Committees and Councillors. Community structures and stakeholders are welcomed to submit their inputs to the Draft IDP and Budget not later than the 26th of April 2018.   


Cllr. Busisiwe Sekhonde handed-over 40 items of school uniform to identified needy learners of Thutho-thebe Secondary School. The delegation of four (4) learners accompanied by Mr. Jabulani Twala (HOD) received the uniform for other learners that could not attend due to normal school activities.

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Transparent and accountable governance, accelerated customer focus, affordable service delivery, creation of a conductive environment for economic development and growth sustainable infrastructural development and maintenance.  Enhance community participation in the affairs of the municipality.  To initiate ground breaking innovations in the way we conduct our business.

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