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    What is COVID-19?

    On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China. ‘Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2’ (SARS-CoV-2) was confirmed as the causative agent of what we now know as ‘Coronavirus Disease 2019’ (COVID-19). Since then, the virus has spread to more than 100 countries, including South Africa.

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    Guidelines

    The nation-wide lockdown was enacted in terms of the Disaster Management Act from midnight on Thursday 26 March where all South Africans will have to stay at home.

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    World AIDS Day 2021

    World AIDS Day is commemorated each year on the 1st of December and is an opportunity for every community to unite in the fight against HIV, show support for people living with HIV and remember those who have died.

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Important Numbers

Emergency Number - 046 645 7427
Customer Care - 046 645 7477
Fire Department - 046 645 7401
Electrical Department - 046 645 7426
Traffic Department - 046 645 7403
Waste Management - 046 645 7405

STATEMENT BY THE MAYOR ON WORLD AIDS DAY, 01 DECEMBER 2021

World AIDS Day is a time to reflect on the extraordinary advances made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, to honor the tireless efforts of advocates and the scientific community, and to remember our friends and loved ones living with — or lost to — this terrible virus. We join hands today in determination to raise greater awareness and keep working towards a cure.

INAUGURAL COUNCIL MEETING AND SWEARING-IN OF NEWLY ELECTED COUNCIL - 23 November 2021

Raymond Mhlaba Municipality has conducted its Inaugural Council Meeting following the elections held on the 1st November 2021. The Municipal Manager, Ms Unathi Malinzi convened the session of swearing-in of Councillors, with respect and order where newly elected Speaker, Cllr Thozama Ngaye, took the chairing role, and the Executive Committee members were also elected. Subsequently, from the executive committee, council elected Cllr Zingisa Rasmeni, as a new Mayor of Raymond Mhlaba Municipality.

Notice of the Inaugural Council Meeting - 17 November 2021

ERRATUM

The previously placed advert dated the 15 November 2021 on the INAUGURAL COUNCIL
MEETING bear's reference:

Councilors and members of the public are hereby notified that the council meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday, the 17 November 2021 is hereby postponed to Tuesday the 23 November 2021 and will be held at the Council Chambers in Alice at 10H00

The Municipality would like to apologize for any inconvenience caused

PLANNED POWER OUTAGE - 11 November 2021

Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality would like to inform all residents, Businesses and stakeholders that there will be planned Eskom Maintenance Power Outage for Thursday the 11th November with an alternative Date of 25th November 2021

The Installation on the Poisedon/ Glenden line will be affected by the outage.

We kindly request all residents to treat all installations as LIVE during this period and we apologize for ANY INCONVENIENCE caused.

 

TIME: FROM 06h00am to 17h00pm

OFFICIAL OPENING AND NAMING OF THE BONAKELE MILNER NTSANGANI MULTI-PURPOSE CENTRE - 27 October 2021

27 October 2021, at Middledrift Town

Raymond Mhlaba Municipality has officially opened and named its building formerly known as Middledrift Multi-purpose Centre to be the Bonakele Milner Ntsangani Multi-purpose Centre at Middledrift Town.  The Centre which could accommodate more than 450 people in its capacity would be of high benefit to the people of Raymond Mhlaba and especially Middledrift communities.

ALICE WATER OUTAGES DUE TO A FAULTY PUMP - 13 OCTOBER 2021

Amathole District Municipality (ADM) hereby informs Alice residents that due
to a faulty pump at Alice Water Treatment Works, the following areas are
experiencing water outages:

  • Alice Town
  • Golf Course Township
  • Happy rest, Hillcrest, Kwezana West, Memela villages
  • Mavuso, Sheshegu, Mxhelo, Phumlani and Joji villages

ADM Engineering team is attending to the matter. Communities are urged to
use water sparingly. ADM would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused