Councillor Nthabiseng Shuping elected speaker of the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality

Nthabiseng Shuping new speaker of the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality.

By Ramotswedi Rammutla

Mahikeng: Councillor Nthabiseng Dephney Shuping was elected as speaker of the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in Mahikeng.

Speaker of Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality Nthabiseng Shuping giving her acceptance speech.
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Ngaka Modiri Molema District councillors sworn in

By Ramotswedi Rammutla

Mahikeng: The Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality today swears it’s newly elected councillors to the municipal council at the chambers in Mahikeng.

New Ngaka Modiri Molema Council sworn in.

Mphehlo Executive Mayor in Mahikeng

Executive Mayor of Mahikeng Tshepiso Mphehlo . Picture by ANCYL

By Ramotswedi Rammutla

MAHIKENG: Tshepiso Mphehlo joins the newly elected crop of young mayors elected in to municipal councils together with speaker Ofentse Mathe. Mahikeng becomes one of the municipalities with some of the youngest councils in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District. A move celebrated across the spectrum which has been viewed as a milestone and turning point in local government.

Mphehlo was elected mayor opposed by a coalition of minority parties who also put forth their own candidate’s who succumbed to the majority of the ANC who hold 40 seats against 30 by the opposition combined.

In his acceptance speech Mphehlo vowed to change the situation around in the ailing municipality. Adding that it was now time for councillors to take responsibility for the positions they have been elected to and deliver services to the people.

“We must bring back the rich legacy of this town…” said Mphehlo…

Executive Mayor Tshepiso Mphehlo celebrates with newly elected Speaker of the Mahikeng Local Municipality council Ofentse Mathe.

 

Councillors sworn in as members the Mahikeng Local Municipality council

By Ramotswedi Rammutla

New councillors take thier oath of office at the Mmabatho Civic Center in Mahikeng during the first council meeting.

MAHIKENG: The Mahikeng Local Municipality today 22 November 2021, hosts its first post election council meeting at the Mmabatho Civic Center. This to swear in new members of council as well as the election of council officials.

Premier Maape and Minister Mchunu inspects Madibeng water treatment plant

 

Brits – North West Premier Bushy Maape together with Minister of Water and Sanitation, Senzo Mchunu made an oversight visit to the Brits water treatment plant in Madibeng Local Municipality this to assess the status and develop a remedial action plan to respond to challenges bedevilling provision of water services in this municipality.

 

In the recent past several concerns have been raised by residents with regards to the poor quality of water provision by the municipality.

 

The entourage included Executive Mayor, Joseph Ratloi as well as Deputy Minister David Mahlobo, concerns were raised with the appalling state of the treatment plant, calling for a swift action to be employed to address the matter.

    

“The municipality will expedite all processes in bringing about change in this project. This is done in the interests of our communities. I further commit that all relevant authorities will move with speed in adhering to the set out the deadlines” said Executive Mayor, Joseph Ratlou.

 

 

“We are duty bound to respond to challenges of service delivery in our province. And as per the dictates of the constitution municipalities are legally obligated to carry this constitutional imperative. We are confident that the completion of the project will bring much needed relief to our people. We will be monitoring progress from the province to make sure that actions agreed upon are implemented”   added Bushy Maape.

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