The mandate of this department is to ensure a Local Government system that is able to respond to the needs of the citizens. This is a onerous mandate requiring our best efforts
Heavy rains have caused damage in some parts of the EC Province.
The affected areas include Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality where no major damages has been reported except minor cracks to some RDP houses.
Our District and Provincial teams are on the ground to assess and verify the extent of the damage including the Mbashe Municipal area. Continue reading
Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle will officiate the swearing in of thirty eight (38) new members of the Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders (ECHTL) on 26 September 2017, in the House Chamber in Bhisho. The swearing in will be done the Judge President of the Eastern Cape High Court. The term of office of the former members of the House expired at the end of May 2017. The members of the House are drawn from the Local Houses of Traditional Leaders (LHTL) which have just been established throughout the Province.
“The processes to nominate, elect and swear in members of the Local Houses have been completed successfully without any incident reported. Now we are ushering in new members of the Provincial House to uphold the principles of our Constitutional democracy,” said MEC Xasa. Continue reading