Hlahatsi shopping complex thanked community members for their good deed

As we all know that on the 11th of July this year we witnessed a looting spree that occurred here in Gauteng and KwaZulu –Natal which resulted in many shopping complexes and malls in the townships being vandalised and others being burned to the ground. Only a few shopping centres were not touched or affected by the looting and one of those fortunate centres was Hlahatsi Shopping Centre situated in Katlehong (City of Ekurhuleni). Hlahatsi shopping centre survived because community members who are staying around it protected it from the…

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GDE CONCERNED ABOUT ALLEGED KIDNAPPING OF A GRADE 5 LEARNER

The Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is deeply concerned about an alleged kidnapping of a Grade 5 girl learner which occurred this morning, Wednesday, 17 November 2021 at approximately 07:11 AM. It is alleged that an 11-year-old Grade 5 girl learner at E. P. Baumann Primary School in Mayfair, Johannesburg – was kidnapped at gunpoint by 3 males in a new shaped Silver/White Toyota Yaris with the registration number JS 62 CS GP. This happened outside the school gate while she was waiting in line to be sanitized and screened.…

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A musician from Duduza makes a song against GBV

Sbusiso Dludlu, an Afro-soul and jazz singer from Duduza shared his music experience and musical journey with Ekurhuleni News. Not only is Dludlu a full-time musician but he is also a director at Mtima Records. He released an album in 2016 that’s called ‘Perseverance’. In 2018, he was in ‘The Voice Season 3’, which is a music reality competition show and he made it to the top 3 under the songstress’ team, Lira. “What inspired me to do music, is my late grandmother who passed away in 1998 and my…

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CITY OF EKURHULENI PROCURES RESCUE VACUUM UNITY FOR TRENCH RESCUE INCIDENTS.

The City of Ekurhuleni has procured a Specialised Rescue Vacuum Unit for Trench Rescues, to rescue patients trapped in trenches on construction sites, excavation or any similar incidents such as silos. The procurement is based on Newton’s third law of motion which states that; “Every force has a reciprocating equal and opposite force”. The City needs to meet the challenges. Providing services to communities involves the construction of roads, bridges, water distribution networks, sewer systems, electricity networks, buildings and the like. These also come with humongous risks, which could cost…

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Is your Property Managing Agent Compliant?

How do you go about choosing a Property Managing Agent for your residential or commercial property in South Africa? This is a very important question to ask, and the answer is a little bit more involved than you might think. “Choosing a Property Managing Agent is a very important consideration for Body Corporates and Trustees alike. To a certain extent, it is a subjective choice; you must get along with the people at the agency, after all. However, you also need to know that the company you trust to manage…

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CREATIVITY AND UBUNTU COME TOGETHER

Young artists invited to illustrate the spirit of wealth Johannesburg, 09 November 2021: A leading South African broker is inviting young and aspiring South African artists to break out their brushes or any other artistic tools of choice to submit artwork that represents “The Spirit of Wealth”. Ubuntu Invest is providing a platform for artists to showcase their work and win cash prizes, an Ubuntu Invest account with cash value banked and ready to invest, plus an opportunity to bring their artistic vision to life on the walls of the…

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A Focus on the Benefits of Networking for Entrepreneurs

I know that COVID-19 has had an adverse effect on the ability to network with other businesspeople especially in face-to-face settings. As much as we understand the importance of engaging with other business people, we are also still sceptical about being in the room with a lot of people when the COVID issue is still not yet under control. Our fear though doesn’t stop us from emphasizing the importance of networking to those that can – when an opportunity arises. I came across a poll on LinkedIn that briefly highlighted…

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HEALTHCARE WORKERS APPLAUDED FOLLOWING WEEKEND VACCINATION DRIVE

Ekurhuleni health care workers administered over 19 000 of COVID-19 vaccines during the Vooma vaccination weekend campaign which started on Friday, 12 November and ended on Sunday 14 November. Head of the City’s Health and Social Development Department Dr Gilbert Motlatla said: “While efforts are in place to help increase the vaccine uptake, none of this would be possible without the dedicated team of health professionals who have been steadfast in fighting this global pandemic. We thank all our professional nurses and health care personnel for making all government’s efforts…

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