Daveyton Mall’s CSI project aids the community

Daveyton Mall’s Centre Management team initiated a Corporate Social Investment (CSI) project to improve the lives of the community members of Daveyton and through that initiative, they also wanted to show appreciation to the community of Daveyton for consistently supporting Daveyton mall. The project aided 400 individuals from the community of Daveyton including two NPO’S in the Daveyton area namely, Black Child It’s Possible and Zwakala Community Development Centre. The campaign took place at Daveyton Mall wherein shoppers had the opportunity to fill in the registration index and pick either…

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A young woman brutally murdered by her boyfriend in Thokoza

As the country continues to fight the scourge of Gender-Based Violence against women and children, another young woman from Thokoza has been brutally murdered by her boyfriend. Ayanda Kubheka (25) from Thokoza, Ntabantsimbi was brutally murdered by her partner in Extension 2, Thokoza, on the 26th of November 2021, where they rented a room together. It is said that they have been dating for more than five years. Ayanda was working at Shoprite Checkers at the Mall of the South. She has been working there since she finished her matric.…

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World AIDS day commemorated in the city

“Government alone cannot win the battle against HIV/AIDS, TB, STIs and COVID-19. We all have to take responsibility for our health.”These are the words of Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Alderwoman Tania Campbell when addressing delegates at the World AIDS Day commemoration at Duduza Multipurpose Centre in Duduza on Wednesday, 1 December 2021. It was revealed at the World AIDS Day commemoration that the City of Ekurhuleni has the second-highest HIV burden in Gauteng province and the third-highest nationally with a total of 56 4900 people living with HIV aged between 15…

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FNB is opening six new community branches by end of December to grow presence in local markets

The Bank is on track to open 50 new branches over the next 3 years FNB is opening six new community branches by the end of December 2021, with 20 more sites planned for roll-out in 2022. The move is part of the Bank’s efforts to grow its presence and investment in local markets with 50 new community branches over the next 3 years. The six new branches are located in the Western Cape (Delft Mall), Gauteng (Katlehong), Bloemfontein (Rocklands), KwaZulu Natal (Midway Crossing), the Eastern Cape (Kuyasa Mall) and…

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Government calls on men to step up in the fight against gender-based violence

This year’s 16 Days of Activism campaign for no violence against women and children has shifted from awareness to accountability, creating an environment for men to play a greater role in the prevention of gender-based violence and femicide. Gauteng Province has, in the recent past, experienced a high number of violent incidents perpetrated against women, children, and other vulnerable groups. Men and boy children are also affected by the scourge of gender-based violence (GBV). During the past weekend, the Gauteng Community Safety led by the Head of Department, Ms Nontsikelelo…

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High-density operation

On the 26th of November 2021 from 15:00 until 23:00 a High-Density Operation was conducted in the Vosloorus area together with other Law enforcement agencies under the leadership of the Operational Commander, Colonel Paul Mathebula. The operation yielded great successes as two 9 mm pistols were removed from the streets with one person arrested. The successes include the following: Arrests 1x possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition 4 x possession of illegal substances 3 x dealing in illegal substances 6 x dealing in liquor without a license Seized 2 x…

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Deputy Minister Magadzi calls for disadvantaged groups on the African continent to be prioritised for dignified sanitation facilities

The Department of Water and Sanitation Deputy Minister Ms Dikeledi Magadzi has called on Ministers on the African continent to prioritise adequate and hygienic sanitation facilities for women, children, youth and people with disabilities. Deputy Minister Magadzi was speaking during a virtual Africa Water and Sanitation Week & the 6th Africa Sanitation Conference jointly convened by the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) and the African Union Commission on Thursday, 25 November 2021. “As a woman, I would like to implore Ministries mandated to deliver adequate sanitation services on the…

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Let us put our political affiliations aside and focus on improving the lives of our people – Minister Mchunu

The Minister of Water and Sanitation Mr Senzo Mchunu has made an impassioned plea to the Western Cape provincial government, municipalities and other stakeholders to put political associations aside and pay particular attention towards enhancing the lives of people in as far as sufficient water provision and dignified sanitation is concerned.  Minister Mchunu was addressing various stakeholders on the second day of a working session at Protea Hotel in Stellenbosch. Minister Mchunu, Western Cape Premier Alan Winde, and Deputy Minister Dikeledi Magadzi are assessing the status of water and sanitation…

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Benoni SAPS enforces law

The festive high-density operation has officially started in the area of Benoni, the Benoni SAPS conducted operations in various parts of Benoni on November 19, from 4 pm to 11 pm. The operation was conducted in partnership with the Ekurhuleni District Policing Forum, EMPD, patrollers, reservists, immigration officers and local security companies (ADT, Graphite Armed Response, Mamba, National Security and Fire, Raid Security, Fidelity Services Group, Makopano Solutions Group, Blue Honk Tactical and AAA Security). Benoni SAPS station commander Brig Thabo Mphuthi said during the festive season there are a…

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