CLLR. MG ZondiMedia Statement

    Media Statement

    TO                          : ALL MEDIA

    ATTENTION          : NEWS EDITORS

    DATE                     : 30 MAY 2019

    uMshwathi Municipality elects a new Mayor

    Today the full council of uMshwathi Municipality elected Councillor Mandla Godfrey Zondi as its new Mayor. The election of His Worship come after the passing of the former Mayor, Councillor Siphindile Zondi-Mbhele in February 2019.

    His Worship  has an illustrious experience in the local government sphere after serving in various positions including being a General Manager: Community Services and Manager: Inter-Governmental Relations uMshwathi Municipality. His Worship has profound political credentials and currently serves as a Coordinator of the African National Congress’s Moses Mabida Regional Task Team.

    The election and sworning was presided by Mr. Sibisi, the local Magistrate and attended by members of EXCO, Councillors, political provincial leadership represented by Ms Vuyiswa Caluza, leadership of the RTT represented by Mr Thulani Xulu, representative of the Independent Electoral Commission and community members. .

    In his acceptance speech, His Worship committed himself to ensuring the continuation of a corruption free, sound and effective administration that prioritises the interest of the people of uMshwathi. He further urged all Councillors to join forces towards this drive to deliver a better future and a better life for all.

    His Worship, Mayor Zondi was warmly received by all Councillors.

    Issued by     :  Communications Manager; Sibusiso Mkhithi

    Contacts      : 033 8166800/ 0828084923

    Email            : sibusisom@umshwathi.gov.za

    Acting Mayor

    Acting Mayor of uMshwathi Municipality, Councillor. Mlungisi Dlamini was live on uMgungundlovu FM, covering 2019/20 IDP Budget.

    Inkulumo yeBamba leMeya eMbizweni yoHlahlomali Kanye NeNtuthuko Edidiyelwe (IDP Budget) eSocolile Community Hall, 17 May 2019

    POST FUNERAL MEDIA STATEMENT OF THE LATE UMSHWATHI MUNICIPALITY MAYOR, SIPHINDILE ZONDI MBHELE.

    The Mayor passed away at the age of forty-three. Her memorial service was held on Thursday 21 February 2019, and on Saturday 23 February 2019, she was laid to rest at a funeral service in Mtulwa. Family members, municipal employees, councilors, policy makers, representatives of the private sector, and government department officials, attended both events.

    Sibusiso Mkhithi

    Communications Manager (03308166800/0828084923)

     UMSHWATHI MUNICIPALITY
    MEDIA STATEMENT

    PASSING AWAY OF MAYOR, CLLR SIPHINDILE SBONGILE ZONDI/MBHELE
    It is with sadness that we convey the message of passing away of the Mayor of uMshwathi Municipality honorable Sphindile Sbongile Zondi Mbhele. She was born in 27 June 1975 at uMtulwa. She was a teacher at Nadi Primary School and also served as a PR Councilor in the erstwhile iNdlovu Regional Council.

    May Her Soul Rest in Peace!
    Issued by Communications Department of uMshwathi Municipality.
    For enquiries please do not hesitate to contact Mr S. Mkhithi on 033 8166 872 / 082 8084 923

    Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform commemorated Youth Day at uMshwathi

    The aim was to pay attention to employment challenges facing uMshwathi youth. They Visited Dukathole Youth Cooperative, which specialising with the plantation of Vegetables. Deputy Minister has officially handed over the following to the Youth Coorp : 10 hydroponic Tunnels, Pack House, Mobile Office. Office equipment Mobile Cold room, Delivery Bakkie and branding.