Issue 40 Friday, 28 June 2019
017 687 0056/ 082 427 1497
We will reach you. No matter where you are.
Embalenhle residents were divided with views during the Sunday meeting.
GMM will only deliver darkness
to Embalenhle residents for now
Levhuwani Matumba living in darkness for a very answer session to slam at the that a er the premier an- mittee to give
long time now. councillors telling them how nounced last year that the feedback and get a go ahead
Last week Govan Mbeki ey have their own unprofessional they are to not electricity should be taken back from the residents.
Municipality councillors held unscheduled and unannounced communicate with the residents to Eskom, they appointed the e meeting was hijacked by
meetings with residents of loadsheddings. At the meet- regarding electricity committee and a notice was also some members of the
Embalenhle in di erent venues ing that was held at Maphala developments. sent to inform Nersa of their community who arrived drunk
to explain how far they are with Gulube Primary School, the ey also demanded to know decision. and did not want to listen to the
nding solutions for the Chief Whip of the Council, Mr why the electricity goes o He further acknowledged committee.
electricity problem. Mtshali informed residents that early in the morning when they that as GMM they did not do ere were divided groups at
is was a er residents vented GMM met with Sasol for the have to go to work and also late anything to ensure that the the meeting.
to the social media threatening advice and they were informed a ernoon when they come back substation capacity is improved One group stood with the
to start with the protest. of where the problem lies. from work. to accommodate the growing appointed committee, another
Embalenhle residents have been Residents used the question and e chief whip also explained demand of electricity. group said they want to burn
Residents walked out of the tyres and the last group was
MOTOR meeting and le the councillors alleged to have been given
money by some of the
sitting in the school hall.
ENGINEERING OUR SERVICES e meeting which was chaired municipal o cials to disrupt the
(PTY)LTD Inserts by the Executive Mayor at meeting.
Reconditioning Rebore Blocks Sijongile Ndamase was also e appointed committee
disrupted by the residents who
handed out petitions to be
Of Cylinder Heads Sub Assemblies refused to listed to her, but signed by residents and be
Engine Overhaul demanded an action. submitted to Nersa demanding
the electricity to be taken back
While GMM is trying to solve
Crank Shaft Grinding the problem, residents also had to Eskom.
Aluminium Welding Cylinder Head their meeting whereby an inter- For now residents are only
le with one option, that is to
im committee was appointed to
Cylinder Head Overhaul & Pressure Test go and meet with the munici- wait for October, which is the
pality to get a detailed feedback. expected time for the
017 687 1366/064 649 6390 On Sunday a meeting was called completion of the Braken and
by the appointed interim com- Ext 5 electricity project.