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Human Rights Day 2014 24 Mar 2014

Human Right Day 2014

 

Thousands of South Africans of all races, all ages and all political affiliations joined the Sedibeng Mayor Mahole S Mofokeng, the Premier of Gauteng Nomvula Mokonyane, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe and President Jacob Zuma in Sharpeville to commemorate Human Rights Day. Read more...

2014 Sedibeng Mayoral Awards 18 Mar 2014

Sedibeng Mayoral Awards

 

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Constitution Square officially named 13 Mar 2014

Constitutional Square

 

The Executive Mayor of the Sedibeng District Municipality, together with the Acting Mayor of the Emfuleni local Municipality, Cllr Shaka Radebe, and the Speaker of the Midvaal Municipality, Cllr Alan McLaughlin,... Read more...

Vaal Dam opens seven sluice gates 13 Mar 2014

Vaal Dam

 

The Vaal Dam experiences overflow issues due to heavy downpours which started two weeks ago. The persistent rain has resulted in abnormally high water levels. Read full press release...

Human Rights Month 2014 9 Mar 2014

Human Rights Month 2014

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality and its Local Municipalities proudly present the programme of events that will be hosted during this years Human Rights Month. Read more...

Multi-million transport infrastructural development for Sedibeng District 24 Feb 2014

Intermodal Transport

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality under the Leadership of Executive Mayor: Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng; Sedibeng District MMCs and Executive Mayor of Emfuleni Local Municipality: ...Read more...

Public Notice - Local content and production requirements 5 Feb 2014

Notice

 

Notice is hereby given that Sedibeng District Municipality in conjunction with the Department of Trade and Industry will be hosting a workshop on compliance requirements for local content and production. Read more...

Public Notice - Draft Annual Report 2012/13 3 Feb 2014

Annual Report

 

A notice is hereby given in terms of Section 127 of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, Act 56 of 2003. The Sedibeng District Municipality noted the Draft Annual Report for the 2012/13 financial year, at its Council meeting on 30 January 2014. Read more...

3rd Annual Sedibeng Tourism Awards 2014 29 Jan 2014

Sedibeng Tourism Awards

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality hereby invites all tourism stakeholders to submit entries for the prestigious 3rd Annual Sedibeng Tourism Awards
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Sedibeng District Municipality honours top matriculants 27 Jan 2014

Matric 2014

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality joins the millions in celebrating our best matric results ever since the birth of our democracy, the opening of education to all. We particularly welcome the 2013 Matric Results... Read more...

Remembering the fallen - Nangalembe Massacre 14 Jan 2014

Nangalembe Masacre 2014

 

Our heritage is an integral part of us as people who know where they come from, because it shapes us and paves the way to a stable and progressive society. Read more...

17th Anniversary of the Signing of the South African Constitution 18 Dec 2013

SA Constitution

 

Following the very emotional burial of international statesman and father of South Africa Mr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on the 15th December 2013 the Sedibeng District Municipality further commemorated... Read more...

Year-end message from the Executive Mayor 9 Dec 2013

Year-end Message

 

Good people of Sedibeng, as we all know, this year's Festive Season will be unlike any other, because of the passing of our international icon, the inimitable President Nelson Mandela. Read more...

Sedibeng District first to hit target 4 Dec 2013

Clean Audit

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality reached a momentous milestone on 3rd December 2013, when the Auditor General of South Africa released its 2012/2013 Audit Opinions on Gauteng Municipalities. Read more...

16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children 2 Dec 2013

16 Days of Activism

 

Join the partnership between government and society to voice support for victims of abuse. If you are being abused or know of someone who is being abused, don’t look away – get help. Read more... | SA Government page...

Notice of the 72nd ordinary meeting of Sedibeng District Council 2 Dec 2013

Council Sitting

 

The Honourable Speaker: Cllr. Busisiwe Modisakeng invites all interested stakeholders to attend the 72nd Ordinary Council Meeting that will held as follows: Read more...

Sedibeng delegation visits the Municipality of Volta Mantovana in Italy 21 Nov 2013

Volta - Italy

 

A delegation from the Sedibeng District Municipality which included the Chief Whip of Council, Cllr Christina Sale, the Chair of MPAC, Cllr Sam Mokako and the Municipal Manager , Mr Yunus Chamda were invited by... Read more...

Cross Border Cooperation 28 Oct 2013

Fezile Dabi

 

The Senior Management Teams from the Sedibeng District Municipality, led by the Municipal Manager, Yunus Chamda, met in an IGR session with their counterparts in the Fezile Dabi District Municipality, Read more...

Press Release: Announcement of the Municipal Demarcation Board 15 Oct 2013

Sedibeng Press Release

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality notes the Media Statement of the Municipal Demarcation Board dated 15 October 2013.... The Sedibeng District Municipality welcomes the announcement as it is consistent with... Read more...

Notice of the 70th ordinary meeting of Sedibeng District Council 22 Oct 2013

Council Sitting

 

The Honourable Speaker: Cllr. Busisiwe Modisakeng invites all interested stakeholders to attend the 70th Ordinary Council Meeting .
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The launch of Women’s Month 2013 1 Aug 2013

Womens Month 2013

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality held a fittingly glamorous media launch for women’s month on the 1 August 2013. The launch was held at the Lord’s Signature Hotel in Three Rivers, Vereeniging, where a cross section of women from various stakeholder groupings gathered... Read more...

Sunday Times issues apology to Mayor Mofokeng 29 Jun 2013

Sunday Times apology

 

The Sunday Times has issued an apology to Executive Mayor Mofokeng  for the incorrect use of his photograph in an article published by the Sunday Times on 23 June 2013. Read more...

‘Protest’ March with a difference 23 Jul 2013

Inyanda March

 

In contrast to the usual angry protest marches that have become commonplace across the country, members of INYANDA marched to the Offices of the Sedibeng District Municipality to identify with, and to recognize the benefits of 19 years of democracy. Read more...

Sedibeng joins South Africans in celebrating Nelson Mandela Day 2013 19 Jul 2013

Nelson Mandela Day 2013

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality with its local Municipality in Lesedi, in partnership with the Sedibeng FET College in Heidelberg, joined the rest of South Africa to perform its 67 minutes of community service to mark the 95th birthday of Nelson Mandela. Read more...

The State of the District Address 2013 3 Jun 2013

State of the District Address 2013

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality State of the District Address was presented by Executive Mayor, Mahole Simon Mofokeng, on the 29th May 2013 at the Vereeniging Civic Theatre. Read more...

2nd Annual Sedibeng Mayoral Awards 3 Jun 2013

Sedibeng Mayoral Awards 2013

 

In a glittering event that followed the State of the District Address, the 2nd Annual Mayoral Awards was held at the Vereeniging City Hall.
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Notice of the 69th ordinary meeting of Sedibeng District Council 6 May 2013

Council Sitting

 

The Honourable Speaker: Cllr. Busisiwe Modisakeng invites all interested stakeholders to attend the 69th Ordinary Council Meeting.
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Final public meeting regarding variation application by ArcelorMittal 6 May 2013

Public Meeting

 

Notice is hereby given that the Sedibeng District Municipality is convening a public meeting to solicit further comments on an urgent application received from Arcelor-Mittal to approve a variation on their Atmospheric Emission License. Read more...

2nd Sedibeng Tourism Awards 2013 23 Apr 2013

Sedibeng Tourism Awards

 

The prestigious 2nd Sedibeng Tourism Awards was met with overwhelming enthusiasm from members of the region’s tourism stakeholders. Stakeholders from across the tourism sector entered ... Read more...

Resolution of the public meeting regarding variation application by ArcelorMittal to Sedibeng District Municipality 9 Apr 2013

Public Meeting

 

The meeting resolved that further information was to be made available to stakeholders so that they could make informed comments and inputs with regards to the process. Read more...

Notice of special meeting of Sedibeng District Council 9 Apr 2013

Council Sitting

 

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of Sedibeng District Council will take place as follows: Read more...

Notice of Public Meeting 8 Apr 2013

Public Meeting

 

Notice is hereby given that the Sedibeng District Municipality will be holding a public meeting to solicit comments on an urgent application received from Arcelor-Mittal to approve a variation on their Atmospheric Emission License.
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Municipal Demarcation Board Public Meeting 5 Apr 2013

MDB Meeting

 

The people of Sedibeng are invited to attend the public meeting to be addressed by Municipal Demarcation Board officials on the processes towards the redetermination of the municipal boundaries in Sedibeng. Read more...

Commemorating the 42 young lives that were lost at Westdene Dam in 1985 25 Mar 2013

Westdene Dam

 

The Executive Mayors of Sedibeng District Municipality and the Emfuleni Local Municipality, accompanied by MMC’s Gomba, Maphalla and Mncube, paid their respects to the memory of 42 young lives....Read more...

The 67th ordinary meeting of Sedibeng District Council 19 Mar 2013

Council Sitting

 

The Honourable Speaker: Cllr. Busisiwe Modisakeng invites all interested stakeholders to attend the 67th Ordinary Council Meeting that will present the Draft IDP 2013/14 and the Draft Budget 2013/14.
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Human Rights Month 2013 5 Mar 2013

Human Rights Month

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality proudly presents the programme of events that will be hosted during this years Human Rights Month.
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Sedibeng Mayoral Awards - Call for nominations 3 Mar 2013

Mayoral Awards

 

The Executive Mayor of the Sedibeng District Municipality will host the Sedibeng Annual Mayoral Awards at the end of May 2013. Read more...

2nd Annual Sedibeng Tourism Awards 2013 3 Mar 2013

Sedibeng Tourism Awards

 

In the spirit of healthy competition in the tourism industry and in furthering the promotion of service excellence of tourism in the region, the Sedibeng District Municipality invites all tourism stakeholders to submit entries for the prestigious Sedibeng Tourism Awards. Read more...

Cayman Road upgrade unlocks rural economic potential 18 Feb 2013

Cayman Road

 

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Dr Ismail Vadi will officially opened Phase 2 of the 6.2kms of Cayman Road project valued at R28 million in the Midvaal Local Municipality, south east of Johannesburg. Read more...

PUBLIC NOTICE - Draft Annual Report 2011/12 14 Feb 2013

Public Notice

 

A notice is hereby given in terms of Section 127 of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, Act 56 of 2003. The Sedibeng District Municipality noted the Draft Annual Report for the 2011/12 financial year, at its Council meeting on 30 January 2013. Read more...

The 66th ordinary meeting of Sedibeng District Council 18 Jan 2013

Council Sitting

 

MFMA Act 2003 -121(1). Every municipality and every municipal entity must for each financial year prepare an annual report in accordance with chapter 12. The council of a municipality must within nine months after... Read more...

Sedibeng Commemorates the 22nd Anniversary of the Night Vigil Massacre 9 Jan 2013

Sebokeng Night Vigil Masacre

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality commemorates the 22nd Anniversary of the Zone 7 Sebokeng Night Vigil Massacre, commonly known as the Nangalembe Massacre of the 12 January1991. Read more...

16th Anniversary of the Signing of the SA Constitution 4 Dec 2012

Signing of SA Constitution

 

The people of Sedibeng and the country at large will remember the 10th December 2012 which marks the 16th Anniversary of the signing of the South African Constitution into law by the then President of South Africa, Mr. Nelson Mandela, in Sharpeville in 1996. Read more...

The 65th ordinary meeting of Sedibeng District Council 4 Dec 2012

Council Sitting

 

Notice is hereby given that the 65th ordinary meeting of Sedibeng District Council.
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Sixteen Days of Activism 24 Nov 2012

16 Days of Activism

 

The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is an international campaign. It takes place every year from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day). Read more...

Sedibeng hosts a Regional Heritage Summit 12 Nov 2012

Sedibeng Heritage Summit

 

This Summit will offer a much needed platform for government, political and community based organisations, pressure groups and heritage interest groups to interface with other organs and families representing our heroes...
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Sedibeng launches the Vaal Birding Route 27 Sep 2012

Vaal Birding Route

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality, in partnership with the Gauteng Tourism Authority and BirdLife South Africa have developed the Vaal Birding Route, a project that will enable tourism stakeholders in the Vaal. Read more...

Mayor delivers a Public Lecture on service delivery at North-West University 13 Sep 2012

Executive Mayor Mahole Simon Mofokeng

 

The Executive Mayor of the Sedibeng District Municipality: Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng delivered a Public Lecture on Service Delivery at North West University as part of a series of public lectures or seminars by the NWU.
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Sedibeng commemorates the 28th Anniversary of the Vaal Uprising 24 Aug 2012

Sep3 Vaal Uprising

 

The people of Sedibeng will be commemorating the 28th Anniversary of the Vaal Uprising on the 03 September 2012, a celebration of the ground-breaking victories of the communities of Sedibeng in 1984. Read more...

Memorial lecture for the Prophet Mme Mokotuli Christina Nku 18 Aug 2012

Mme Ma Nku

 

On the 16 August 2012, the Sedibeng District Municipality honoured Prophet Mme Mokotuli Christina Nku during the celebration of 10th Anniversary of the celebration of the Women’s Month in the Region. Read more...

Sedibeng under CCTV Surveillance 7 Aug 2012

CCTV in Sedibeng

 

Sedibeng District Municipality is proud to announce that the CCTV project in the Sedibeng region is nearing completion and is already operational.
This system is not only focused on crime prevention and traffic offences.
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Sedibeng District Council’s Junior Mayor arrives back from China 1 Aug 2012

Sedibeng Junior Mayor

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality during its visit to China with the Gauteng Office of the Premier received an invitation by the Shanghai People’s Association to recommend pupils and educators... Read more...

Sedibeng celebrates Women's Month 2012 31 Jul 2012

Womens Month

 

This year as we mark the tenth anniversary of women's celebration we once again set aside everything in our busy schedules to celebrate the WOMAN… the mothers, the sisters and the daughters of this wonderful land of ours.
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Notice of Public Meeting - Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) 31 Jul 2012

MBD Meeting Notice

 

Members of the public are invited to a meeting convened by the Municipal Demarcation Board (in terms of the Circular 1/2012) to consult on proposed boundary changes affecting the Sedibeng District Area (DC12). Read more...

Sedibeng hosts 2 day Youth Summit 31 Jul 2012

Sedibeng Youth Summit

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality together with its locals in partnership with the Office of the Gauteng Premier, will be hosting a two day Youth Summit which is aimed at exposing young people to opportunities and government programmes which are helpful in improving their lives. Read more...

Sedibeng did more than 67 minutes 20 Jul 2012

Mandela Day 2012

 

The Executive Mayor of Sedibeng District Municipality: Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng and his Members of the Mayoral Committee advanced the cause of improving peoples live this past Mandela Day. Read more...

Farewell Sekoto, welcome Mahlulo 6 Jul 2012

Ms Motlalepule Mahlulo

 

On the 1st July 2012, the Sedibeng District Municipality bid farewell to Mr. Herman Sekoto who was successfully appointed at the Emfuleni Local Municipality as the DMM for Economic Development. Read more...

20th anniversary of the Boipatong Massacre 13 Jun 2012

Boipatong Massacre

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality will on the 17th June 2012, be commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Boipatong Massacre. The people of Sedibeng and South Africa remember this day on which many innocent people were left maimed and killed and houses and shacks destroyed. Read more...

Sedibeng Youth Parliment 10 Jun 2012

Youth Parliment

 

On the 08th June 2012, in Vereeniging the youth of Sedibeng from different organisational structures met to discuss, debate youth related issues and elect the Sedibeng Youth Political Management Team comprising... Read more...

Bontle ke Botho boosts Sedibeng Schools and Wards 4 Jun 2012

Bontle ke Botho Awards

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality and Gauteng Department of Agriculture & Rural Development on Friday the 01st of June 2012 gave the unemployed youth and schools recognition and hope for a wonderful job they are doing with regard to the Environmental issues here in our Sedibeng Region. Read more...

Anglo-Boer War remembered 31 May 2012

Anglo-Boer War

 

The commemoration of the 110th Anniversary of the Anglo-Boer War has been an initiative the Executive Mayor of Sedibeng, Mayor Mahole S Mofokeng, who has been lamenting that in the wide appreciation of the history of the Vaal Region. Read more...

The inaugural Sedibeng Mayoral Awards 26 May 2012

Sedibeng Mayoral Awards

 

In a glittering event that followed the State of the District Address, the inaugural Sedibeng Mayor's Awards were launched at the Vereeniging Civic Theatre. The event was graced by a host of dignitaries from the world of sport, politics and the clergy. Read more...

Report back on the State of the District Address 2012 25 May 2012

State of the District Address

 

The Executive Mayor of the Sedibeng District Municipality, Cllr Mahole Simon Mofokeng presented the Sedibeng District's 2012 State of the District Address to a packed Civic Theatre on Wednesday 23 May 2012. Read more...

The Executive Mayor re-elected as the ANC Sedibeng Regional Chairperson 23 May 2012

ANC Regional Elections

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality takes this opportunity to congratulate its Executive Mayor, Councillor Mahole Simon Mofokeng for his re-election as the Regional Chairperson of the ruling party, African National Congress in the Sedibeng Region. Read more...

State of the District Address 2012 23 May 2012

SODA 2012

 

The Executive Mayor of the Sedibeng District Municipality, Councillor Mahole Simon Mofokeng will deliver his State of the District Address on Wednesday, 23rd May 2012. Read more...

The 62nd ordinary meeting of Sedibeng District Council 17 May 2012

Council Sitting

 

Notice is hereby given of the 62nd ordinary meeting of Sedibeng District Council

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Sedibeng calls for members to serve on its Audit Committee 16 May 2012

Audit Committee Advert

 

In accordance with the provisions of Section 166 of the Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act (No 56 of 2003), each Municipality is required to constitute an Audit Committee that will serve as an independent advisory body which must advise the Municipal Council... Read more...

Notice of conferment of Civic Honours 7 May 2012

Public Notice

 

Notice is hereby given of the conferment ceremony of Civic Honours to the outstanding nominated individuals/ groups for the year 2012 as resolved in the 61st council meeting held on the 2nd of May 2012. Read more...

Sedibeng District Council appoints Executive Directors 7 May 2012

Sedibeng Executive Directors

 

The Sedibeng District Council held its 51st Ordinary Council meeting on Wednesday, 2nd May 2012 and a Special Council Meeting on Friday 04 May 2012. Read more...

Corrections on the alleged irregular wasteful expenditure by the SDM 18 Apr 2012

Wasteful Expenditure

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality learnt with surprise and shock from the media in the recent few days about reports that it incurred irregular and/or wasteful expenditure amounting to R 88 million. Read more...

Comment on the 2012/13 draft budget & 2012/16 Draft IDP 11 Apr 2012

IDP Public Comments

 

In terms of Section 21 of the Municipality Systems Act, 32 of 2000, Section 127(5) of Municipal Finance Management Act, 53 of 2003 and Schedule A of the Municipal Budget and Reporting Regulations... Read more...

Public Notice: Annual Report 2010/2011. Invitation for comments and inputs 3 Apr 2012

Public Notice

 

Notice is herewith given in terms of Section 127 (5) of the Municipal Finance Management Act, Act 56 of 2003, that the Sedibeng District Municipality Council has approved its Annual Report 2010/2011 on 30 January 2011. Read more...

Commemorating the 52nd Anniversary of the Sharpeville Massacre 23 Mar 2012

Sharpeville Masacre

 

Dear people of Sharpeville and Sedibeng,
We are pleased to once again communicate with you during this month that has since been declared the Human Rights Month. Read more...

Gauteng MEC announces R200 million upgrade for Old Vereeniging Road 13 Mar 2012

R82 sod turning

 

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, together with the Executive Mayors of Sedibeng District and Emfuleni Local Municipalities as well as their respective MMCs of Roads, Transport & Infrastructure, launched a R200 million road reconstructions and upgrading project on the R82. Read more...

Integrated Community Registration Outreach Programme (ICROP) 13 Mar 2012

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Singing from the same hymn book - IDP Alignment Lekgotla 9 Mar 2012

Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng

 

[Parys, 08.03.2012] The Sedibeng District and its three local Municipalities, Emfuleni, Midvaal and Lesedi took two days away to work on aligning the 5-year IDP’s and Budgets of each Municipality. Read more...

Human Rights Month 2012 - Celebrating Human Rights for all 1 Mar 2012

Human Rights Month 2012

 

On 21 March 1960, events were planned for many parts of the country, for people to protest against the Pass Laws.
These laws required all Africans living or working in and around towns to carry a documents (known as passes) with them at all times. Read more...

21st Anniversary of the Zone 7 Sebokeng Night Vigil Massacre 7 Jan 2012

Nagalembe Massacre

 

It is as we enter the New Year and on our quest towards a Vaal Metropolitan River City, that the Sedibeng District Municipality invites the communities of Evaton, Sebokeng and the entire Sedibeng Region... Read more...

Celebrating 15 years of our internationally acclaimed Constitution 12 Dec 2011

 

The 10th December 2011 marked the 15th Anniversary of the signing of the South African Constitution into law - by the then President of South Africa, Mr. Nelson Mandela, in Sharpeville. Read more...

Sedibeng Growth and Development Strategy (GDS) Summit 12 Dec 2011

Executive Mayor Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng

 

During his inauguration on the 14th June 2011, the Executive Mayor of the Sedibeng District Municipality, Councillor MS Mofokeng announced that the first 12 months of the new term of political office will be characterized by some vital planning initiatives... Read more...

Register on Sedibeng District Municipality's Supplier Database 22 Nov 2011

Supplier Database Advert

 

You are hereby invited to register on Sedibeng District Municipality's Supplier Database. All the registered suppliers are also required to reapply to be included in the database. Read more...

Sedibeng Launches United Business Forum 16 Nov 2011

SUBCF

 

On the 14th November 2011, the Sedibeng District Municipality launched its first ever United Business Chambers Forum. Read more...

Sedibeng Wellness Indaba 28 Oct 2011

Cllr. FMA Mnguni

 

Sedibeng District Municipality AIDS Directorate, in partnership with the Local Municipalities and other government and private sector institutions successfully hosted the Sedibeng Employee Health & Wellness indaba on 26 October 2011.
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Census 2011 5 Oct 2011

Census 2011

 

Statistics South Africa will conduct the country’s third population and housing census from 10th to 31st October. Read more...

Sedibeng tours the place of the cheetahs 28 Sep 2011

Manguang Metro visit

 

A delegation of the Sedibeng District, and its 3 Local Municipalities, completed the second-leg of a Study Tour on metropolitan forms of government when it visited Mangaung Metro in the Free State Province. Read more...

Sedibeng municipalities emerge from the Joint Mayoral Lekgotla united 26 Sep 2011

Dep. Minister Yunus Carrim

 

The local municipalities in Sedibeng and the Sedibeng District Municipality held their scheduled Mayoral District Wide Lekgotla from the 19th to 21st September 2011. Read more...

Study tour to Buffalo City 19 Sep 2011

Buffalo City study tour

 

The leadership of the Sedibeng District Municipality undertook a Study Tour of Buffalo City from 7-8 September 2011.
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Commemorating the 27th Anniversary of the September 3, Vaal Uprising 22 Aug 2011

September 3 Vaal Uprising

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality will be joining the entire country in observing National Heritage Month this September.
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Sedibeng Celebrates Womens Month 5 Aug 2011

Women's Month 2011

 

As we characterise the world that we live in beyond 1956, it is clear that we have a real challenge to further advance the gains that have been made.
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Nelson Mandela International Day 2011 19 Jul 2011

Mandela Day 2011

 

The Sedibeng District and the world were abuzz with people and various institutions celebrating the Nelson Mandela International Day yesterday, Monday, 18th July 2011. Read more...

Sedibeng Tourism Awards 2011 5 Aug 2011

Sedibeng Tourism Awards 2011

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality and the Sedibeng Interim Regional Tourism Association invite all tourism stakeholders to submit entries for the prestigious 2nd Annual Sedibeng Tourism Awards. Read more...

Lesedi FM’s 51st Birthday Celebration 27 Jun 2011

Cllr. ME Tsokolibane

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality is pleased to have successfully hosted Lesedi FM’s 51st Birthday celebrations on Saturday, 25th June 2011 at the Saul Tsotetsi Sports Complex in Sebokeng. Read more...

Sedibeng celebrates Youth Month 2011 24 Jun 2011

June 16 Drama

 

Every year the Sedibeng District Municipality along with the rest of South Africa, celebrates youth month in commemoration of the June, 16 1976 youth uprisings which took place in Soweto.  This year’s 35th Anniversary of the day was no different. Read more...

Sedibeng commemorates the 19th Anniversary of the Boipatong Massacre 19 Jun 2011

Boipatong Commemoration

 

World Environment Day is celebrated annually during the month of June. The day has grown to become one of the main vehicles through which nations stimulate worldwide awareness of the environment and encourage political attention and action. Read more...

World Environment Day 7 Jun 2011

World Environment Day 2011

 

World Environment Day is celebrated annually during the month of June. The day has grown to become one of the main vehicles through which nations stimulate worldwide awareness of the environment and encourage political attention and action. Read more...

A new political management team at Sedibeng District Municipality 1 Jun 2011

The new political leadership at Sedibeng District Municipality

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality held its 23 Special Council Meeting on the 26 May 2011. This meeting was of special significance because it was the first such meeting after the 2011 Local Government Elections, being a reflection of the voice of the people of Sedibeng, Read more...

Sedibeng exceeds expectations at International Tourism Indaba 2011 23 May 2011

International Tourism Indaba 2011

 

The annual Tourism Indaba was held from 7-10 May 2011 at the Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (Durban ICC) in Durban.
The largest platform for the promotion of tourism and tourism products in Southern Africa, Read more...

Sure Zorgvliet Travel wins the 2010 / 2011 Annual Welcome Awards 20 May 2011

Sure Travel Award

 

Local travel agency, Sure Zorgvliet Travel, has put the Vaal on the map by winning the Travel Agencies category of the2010 / 2011 Annual Welcome Awards presented by South African Tourism. Read more...

Sedibeng State of the District Address 2011 24 Apr 2011

Sedibeng State of the District Address 2011

 

Sedibeng District Municipality reported back to its communities through the State of the District Address (SoDA) 2011. The Sedibeng District Municipality Executive Mayor, Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng presented the Integrated Development Plan and the Budget for the year ahead. Read more...

Sedibeng receives award for its unqualified audit opinion for 2009/10 20 Apr 2011

Unqualified Audit Award

 

On the 12 April 2011 at the Riverside Lifestyle Resort, Sedibeng District Municipality received a Municipal recognition award on its unqualified audit opinion for the 2009/10 financial period. Read more...

Madiba Road Handover 20 Apr 2011

Madiba Road handover

 

On the 18th April 2011 the Sedibeng District Municipality officially presented the newly refurbished Madiba Road to the people of Ratanda in Heidelberg in the Lesedi Local Municipality. Read more...

Sedibeng Launches Solar Water Heater Project 18 Apr 2011

Solar Heating Project

 

On the 16 April 2011 the Sedibeng District Municipality’s Department of Transport, Infrastructure & Environment officially launched the Solar Water Heating (SWH) programme. Read more...

The Inaugural Sedibeng Investor Conference & Exhibition 15 Apr 2011

Sedibeng Investment Conference 2011

 

Johannesburg, Gauteng Economic Development Agency (GEDA) and the Sedibeng District Municipality hosted the Inaugural Sedibeng Investor Conference & Exhibition, themed: “Regeneration, Recovery, Investing in Sedibeng’s Economic Future”. Read more..

The Human Rights Month Programme 2011 8 Mar 2011

Human Rights Month 2011

 

The tragic Sharpeville Massacre that took place on the 21 March 1960 will always be remembered and commemorated by the people of Sedibeng and the country at large. Read more...

Integrated Development Plan (IDP) Public Participation 7 Mar 2011

IDP Public Participation

 

It is once again that time of the year, when Sedibeng District Municipality invites inputs and comments from the Public, Stakeholders, Industries and Civil Society to the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and Budget 2011/12.
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Establishment of Sedibeng Regional Tourism Organisation 3 Mar 2011

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The 20th Anniversary of the Sebokeng Night Vigil Massacre 31 Jan 2011

Priests and family members praying over the graves of the Night Vigil Massacre victims of 1991

 

The people of Sedibeng, its local municipalities and the country at large, once again bowed their heads in remembrance of the 20th Anniversary of the Sebokeng Night Vigil Massacre of the 12 January 1991. Read more...

Sedibeng honours its heroes once more 11 Jan 2011

Khulumani Support Group present the Executive Mayor Cllr. Mahole Mofokeng with the “Seana Marena”

 

On the 1st January the Sedibeng District Municipality held a “Survivor’s Lunch,” where they commemorated the heroes and heroines who sacrificed their lives in the struggle for our freedom. Read more...

The Executive Mayor reports back on 100 Days Service Delivery Projects 11 Dec 2010

The Executive Mayor: Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng, delivering his 100 Days Projects report in Sharpeville

 

In pursuit of the theme, “Together with our Communities - Final push to speedy Service Delivery,” the Executive Mayor of the Sedibeng District Municipality during the commemoration of Human Rights Day on 21 March 2010, launched a 100 Days Programme... Read more...

A new home for Boipatong Massacre victim 3 Dec 2010

Mita Molete’s mother receives the key to their new house from the Executive Mayor Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng

 

The 51st Council sitting was held at the Vereeniging Banquet hall on the 1 December 2010, coinciding with the internationaly commemorated World Aids Day. Read more...

The ABSA Foundation presents a cheque to MODE 2 Dec 2010

ABSA Cheque handover

 

At least 30 people with disabilities in the Sedibeng District Municipality will be empowered with life skills, business skills and training in organizational development thanks to a recent donation by the ABSA Foundation to the Medunsa Organisation for Disabled Entrepreneurs (MODE). Read more...

People of Tshepiso Phase 4 welcome their service delivery report 30 Nov 2010

The Executive Mayor and a member of the Tshepiso community

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality Executive Mayor, Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng together with Members of Mayoral Committees from Sedibeng District and Emfuleni Local Municipalities visited the community... Read more...

A local hero honoured for his contribution to football 24 Nov 2010

Aaron Mokoena & Sedibeng Mayor; Cllr. Simon Mofokeng

 

Aaron Mokoena captain of Bafana Bafana and Portsmouth Football Club was presented with the Freedom of the City of London on Wednesday 10th November 2010, in front of invited guests from South Africa... Read more...

Official handover of a mobile science laboratory 10 Nov 2010

The Executive Mayor of Sedibeng with Deputy Minister Derek Hanekom at the unvailing of the new Mobile Science Lab

 

Sedibeng District Municipality, ArcellorMittal and the Department of Science and Technology, presented a Mobile Science Laboratory to the ArcellorMittal Science Centre in Sebokeng on Friday 5th November 2010. Read more...

Public Transport Month in review 1 Nov 2010

Deputy Director General Noxolo Mahitjwa who represented the

 

On the 8th October, the MMC of Transport and Infrastructure – Cllr. Simon Maphalla officially launched Public Transport Month with a Transport Summit under the provincial theme “Green Transport contributing to... Read more...

Launch of Sedibeng Interim Regional Tourism Association 26 Oct 2010

Office Bearers of the newly elected Sedibeng Interim Regional Tourism Association

 

The Sedibeng District Municipality launched the long awaited Sedibeng Interim Regional Tourism Association on Friday, 22 October 2010.
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The Executive Mayor's Message to Matriculants 26 Oct 2010

Matric Message

 

It is that time of the year when our Matriculants sit for their year-end final examinations. It is for this reason that in Sedibeng, Friday, 22 October 2010 was a special and different day for the 2010 Matriculants of Sedibeng. Read more...

The Sharpeville and waterfront precinct projects get a site visit 4 Oct 2010

MMC Cllr. Manana Khubeka

 

A team consisting of councillors, officials, and project coordinators responsible for development planning, visited several construction sites of developmental precincts in the Sedibeng region recently. Read more...

Sedibeng commemorates the 26th Anniversary of the Vaal Uprisings 15 Sep 2010

Executive Mayor of Sedibeng

 

The year 2010 marks the 26th anniversary of the Vaal Uprising, which took place on the 3rd September 1984.  To commemorate this heroic day, the Sedibeng District Municipality together with its communities lead a commemoration to honour the martyrs of our struggle... Read more...

Sedibeng Women's Month closes in celebration 1 Sep 2010

Ntando entertains the ladies   The Sedibeng District Municipality celebrated the last leg of its Women’s Month programme with an auspicious event. On the 28th August, women from all walks of life in the Vaal region gathered at the luxurious Riverside Hotel to commemorate Women and to celebrate their strength and pride. Read more...

2010 Photo Competition winners 1 Sep 2010

Photo Competition winners   The winners of the Photo Competition jointly hosted by Sedibeng District Municipality and Mooivaal Media were awarded during the closing Women's Month function on the 28 August 2010. Read more...

Community Safety launches Victim Empowerment Centres 31 Aug 2010

Victim Empowerment Centre   On the 26th August the 3rd Victim Empowerment Centre was opened at God’s Acre in Heidelberg.  The first Victim Empowerment Centre was opened in Itsose Primary School, Sharpeville in 2009 and the second one at Barrage in August 2010. Read more...

Knowledge Management Workshop 18 Aug 2010

Mapula Phiri - Khaole   On the 11th August the Directorate: Knowledge Management held a workshop to present the Knowledge Management Strategy in line with the series of workshops planned, this being the last workshop at Maccauvlei Conference Centre. Read more...

The Sedibeng Women's Month programme underway 13 Aug 2010

Cllr. Kedibone Mogotsi   On the 22 July 2010 the Sedibeng District kicked off its Women’s Month in grand style at the Riviera-on-Vaal Hotel and Conference Centre. 2010 will be its 8th consecutive year commemorating, celebrating and championing the cause of women. Read more...

Tourism Volunteers awarded 6 Aug 2010

Cllr. Johnny Tsotetsi   Gauteng Tourism Authority and Sedibeng District Municipality Awards 400 Tourism Volunteers for Excellent Service during 2010 FIFA World Cup.
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The Sedibeng District-wide Mayoral Imbizo 5 Aug 2010

Executive Mayors   On the 28th July 2010, the Sedibeng District Municipality held a District-wide Mayoral Imbizo at the Ratanda Multi-purpose center in Lesedi. The Imbizo proved to be one the best attended municipal events... Read more...

Ahmed Kathrada spends Mandela Day in Sedibeng 27 Jul 2010

The Mayor of Sedibeng and Ahmed Kathrada cut a cake for Madiba   On 10 November 2009 the United Nations General Assembly officially adopted Nelson Mandela’s birthday, 18 July, as Nelson Mandela International Day.
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Vote for Heidelberg as South Africa’s Town of the Year 2010 15 Jul 2010

Heidelberg in Sedibeng   Heidelberg has been voted by the public as Gauteng’s Town of the Year. The annual competition is organized by Kyknet’s Kwêla and the Rapport newspaper. Read more...

SABC broadcasts live from Saul Tsotetsi viewing site in Sebokeng 14 Jul 2010

The MEC and the Speaker of Sedibeng   Sedibeng presented its last leg of the African Festival with a bang. On the 7th July 2010, the District invited the SABC and the provincial department of arts and culture to celebrate a tribute to our African culture. Read more...

Sedibeng Youth Open Day 30 Jun 2010

Sello Malete performs for the crowd   The Sedibeng District Municipality celebrated youth month by hosting a Youth Open Day on the 25th of June 2010. The event was held at Constitutional Square in Vereeniging. Read more...

Boipatong Massacre Commemoration 24 Jun 2010

Boipatong Massacre Commemoration   Annually on June 17, the Sedibeng District Municipality commemorates the Boipatong Massacre of 1982. Apart from the yearly tradition of laying wreaths on graves, the families of our heroes and heroines were honoured...Read more...

Communities in Sedibeng to enjoy the FIFA 2010 World Cup matches 4 Jun 2010

Public Viewing Areas in Sedibeng   A sense of great excitement is gathering in the Sedibeng District following the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour to Vanderbijlpark yesterday and as posters, flags and billboards continue to be put up across the District as well as Public Viewing Areas being confirmed. Read more...
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FIFA World Cup Throphy Tour comes to Sedibeng 3 Jun 2010

World Cup Trophy Tour comes to Sedibeng   With the World Cup only a stones throw away, Sedibeng came to a standstill, when the solid-gold trophy, one of the most recognisable icons of global sport arrived. Read more...

State of the District Address 2010 27 May 2010

State of the District Address   The Sedibeng State of the District Address 2010 was delivered by the Executive Mayor of Sedibeng, Cllr. Mahole Simon Mofokeng at Sicelo Shiceka Stadium in Midvaal on the 26 May 2010. Amongst other things the Executive Mayor mapped out the the road ahead for the Sedibeng region over the next financial year.
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Africa Day Celebrations 26 May 2010

Africa Day in Sedibeng   On the 25th May the Sedibeng District Municipality celebrated Africa Day.  Africa Day is the annual commemoration of May 25 of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Read more...

Stadiums in Sedibeng are good to go 25 May 2010

Sedibeng Stadium handover   With a sense of great pride and excitement, the two stadiums based in the Sedibeng District were officially handed over to the FIFA Local Organising Committee on Saturday 22 May. Read more...

Sedibeng at Tourism Indaba 2010 25 May 2010

Sedibeng at Tourism Indaba 2010   The annual Tourism Indaba was held from 8-11 May 2010 at the Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (Durban ICC) in Durban and the Sedibeng District Municipality was there ... Read more...

The Sedibeng Tourism Awards 24 Apr 2010

Sedibeng Tourism Awards 2010   The inaugural Sedibeng Tourism Awards was held on 20 April 2010 at the Riverside Hotel & Conference Centre in Vanderbijlpark.  The awards, aimed at local tourism and hospitality businesses in the Sedibeng region... Read more...

Amajita triumph once again 28 Mar 2010

Amajita - South Africa Under 20 Team   The Metropolitan sponsored Human Rights Four Nations Soccer Tournament in Boipatong came to a close with the local crowd in a joyful mood after hosts Amajita were crowned as this year’s champions. Read more...

Human Rights Festival 2010 08 Mar 2010

50th Anniversary of the Sharpeville Massacre   The Sedibeng District Municipality proudly presents the programme of events that will be hosted during this years Human Rights Month. Read more...

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View from the air 23 Feb 2010

Delegation from Sedibeng including (l-r) ED Manele, MMC Simon Maphala, MM Yunus Chamda and Mayor Mofokeng with Mr Sybrandt Nel, the Chairperson of the Unitas Flying School at the Vereeniging Airport   The Executive Mayor of Sedibeng, Mayor Mofokeng and the MMC for Public Transport & Roads, Clr Simon Maphalla paid a visit to the Unitas Flying School on Saturday 20 February 2010. Read more...

A historic tour de Cape 19 Feb 2010

Survivors of the Sharpville and Boipatong Massacres visit Table Mountain   By merely making a stop at the Cape of Storms, once more, the people of the Sedibeng region made history. Led by the Sedibeng district Executive Mayor Mahole Simon Mofokeng... Read more...

Municipal Health Services Newsletter No.1

In June this year, Sedibeng District Municipality (SDM) embarked on a strategic planning process for Municipal Health Services in the district.

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FIFA 2010 Home Stay accommodation

Sedibeng Homestays for 2010 World Cup   Register your private home for a HOME STAY during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. About 350 000 international fans are expected to visit South Africa for the FIFA 2010 World Cup. Read more...

Sedibeng concludes the women’s conference 02 Feb 2010

Mayor of City of Tshwane - Dr. Gwen Ramokgopa   An opening prayer by the Reverend Lefa Pheto kick started the final moment of what has been dubbed Emerald Two, the second and final leg of a Women’s Conference hosted by the Sedibeng District Municipality. Read more...

Department of Education acknowledges top achievers in Sedibeng

  District 8 of the Department of Education had its awards ceremony on the 22 January 2010. The achievements of schools, educators and learners in the Sedibeng region were recognised by the department. Read more...

District-wide Mayoral Imbizo

  “I am proud of the developments springing up all over and this is our way of giving hope to our people,” he said at the Sedibeng District-wide imbizo held on 3 December at the Evaton Sports Ground. Read more...

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Sedibeng wins another award

  The Sedibeng District Municipality entered the South African Archives and Records Management Awards (SAARMA) competition for Year 2009, as part of its objectives towards a broad-based participation and promotion of Archives and Records Management in terms of the legislation. Read more...

Mayor celebrates with struggle veteran

  The Executive Mayor, Mahole ‘Sy’ Mofokeng, of the Sedibeng District Municipality joined President Jacob Zuma to celebrate the eightieth birthday of struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada. Read more...

One of the best in the country

Clean Audit Award   Sedibeng District Municipality accorded title of 'Ambassador of Operation Clean Audit' by Minister of Co-operative Governance & Traditional Affairs. Read more...

Tourism Awards 2010

Sedibeng Tourism Awards  
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Sedibeng Gospel Festival

  The department of Sports, Recreation, Arts, Culture and Heritage hosted the Sedibeng Gospel Festival on the 13 December 2009 at the Vereeniging Civic Theatre. Read more...

Calling all tourism volunteers in Sedibeng

  The Sedibeng District Municipality, in partnership with Gauteng Toursim Authority (GTA), is calling all tourism students and previously disadvantaged and unemployed citizens with a tourism background to register for the 2010 Tourism Volunteer Programme. Read more...

State of the District Address - Boipatong remembered

  The event kicked-off with an early morning visit to the resting place of the fallen heroes and heroines of Boipatong. The event culminated in a massively attended state of the district address by the Executive Mayor Mahole Mofokeng at the stadium. Read more... Get Adobe Reader

Its Carnival time in the Vaal

  Vaal River Carnival celebrates its 7th year with a revamped, exiting and fun filled calendar of events from 28 August to 28 September 2009.
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Sedibeng Aids Cultural Exhibitions


  The Sedibeng Aids Cultural Exhibitions (SACE) was launched at the Vaal Show grounds on the 29 September 2009. This inaugural weeklong event seeks to raise funds for AIDS orphans and other Aids Charities in the Sedibeng region. Read more...

Sedibeng Celebrates Womans Month

  The year 2009, marks the seventh anniversary of the women month celebrations. Read more...
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Sedibeng takes learner to school

  The Sedibeng District Municipality celebrated Africa Day – May 25 – in style this year by hosting nineteen "freedom children" at its offices. Read more...

Sedibeng EMS Department brings joy to Samanco Children and the Staff

  Amid a chilling winter cold, members of the Sebokeng-based Emergency Municipal Services (EMS) gave a sigh of bliss to the HIV-aids-infected children at the Kotulong Centre, formerly Samanco centre. Read more...

Young Sedibenger off to the Baltic region

  The next month will be one of the most memorable in the life of a young David Basson. Apart from turning thirteen on day one of that month, this Vryheids Monument scholar jets-off for the boating-championships held in the almost land- locked Baltic sea region in July. Read more...

Health Summit

  The Sedibeng Health department held its district-wide Health Summit at the Quest Conference centre in Vanderbijlpark recently. Held annually, the regional summit evolves from a similar provincial health summit held by the Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH). Read more...

Unique soccer foundation launched in Sedibeng

  It is now official, the South African chapter of the Aaron Mokoena Foundation is up and running. Initiated by Aaron Mokoena himself, the foundation is aimed at developing the the standard of football in the region. Read more...

Public Service Day

  While some staff at the Sedibeng District Municipality joined millions around the world in celebration of the actual day, Public Service Day on June 23...
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