Ekurhuleni Metro

 
Still on temporary contracts after 12 years
Still on temporary contracts after 12 years
For the past 12 years, about 150 people have swept the streets and cleared blocked drains in Uitenhage and Motherwell. They work in a government-funded programme administered by the Eastern Cape Department of Transport. But despite their long service, they are still casual workers on...
Schools shouldn’t be political bait
Schools shouldn’t be political bait
Government’s response to protesters burning down schools seems to have taken a different direction. Gauteng MEC of education Panyaza Lesufi...
Ekurhuleni youth make their views heard about their choice to vote or not in 2019
Ekurhuleni youth make their views heard about their choice to vote or not in 2019
With 2019 set to usher in democratic South Africa’s sixth national and provincial elections, the Mail & Guardian in partnership with the...
Waste pickers lament nondelivery of karikis by Enviro Mobi
Waste pickers lament nondelivery of karikis by Enviro Mobi
It has been almost a year since 58 waste pickers, representing 15 co-operatives in Ekurhuleni municipality, were promised three-wheeler motorbikes...
Addressing youth unemployment
Addressing youth unemployment
City of Ekurhuleni (CoE) has partnered with the Gauteng provincial government to introduce the Tshepo 1 Million initiative in an attempt to...
Bursaries and university to upskill youth
Bursaries and university to upskill youth
Plans are at an advanced stage to build the Ekurhuleni Applied Sciences and Technology University, according to Caiphus Chauke, head of the...
Youth participation in the green economy
Youth participation in the green economy
The City of Ekurhuleni is engaging young people in their environmental education centres on projects and initiatives that can assist them in...
Huge development for Ekurhuleni
Huge development for Ekurhuleni
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Ekurhuleni commits to pro-poor agenda with progressive budget
Ekurhuleni commits to pro-poor agenda with progressive budget
Nkosindiphile Xhakaza, the MMC for finance and economic development in Ekurhuleni, delivered the city’s pro-poor budget speech in Eden Park near...
Battle on for top posts in Gauteng ANC
Battle on for top posts in Gauteng ANC
A stellar reputation and the push to break Johannesburg’s stranglehold on the Gauteng ANC has catapulted provincial education MEC Panyaza Lesufi...
Taxi industry puts gun to metro’s head
Taxi industry puts gun to metro’s head
Threats, dodgy contracts and an almost R1-billion deal are at the centre of a breakdown in relations between the Ekurhuleni metro and the taxi...
Unfinished Ekurhuleni taxi ranks cost R72m
Unfinished Ekurhuleni taxi ranks cost R72m
Taxi ranks in Ekurhuleni are costing exorbitant amounts — one has a price tag of more than R50-million — but for reasons unknown the...

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