Entries by Newcastle Municipality

Newcastle Municipality celebrates with Women’s Day event

Newcastle Municipality recently celebrated a successful women’s day event on the 4th of August 2017 under the theme “#BEBOLDFORCHANGE. The event was held at Osizweni Hall and attended by various stakeholders including Government departments and Non Profit Organizations. The day started off with commissions that deliberated on issues women face in the community and respective […]

Media Statement – Constituency Meetings

Download the REVISED SPEAKERS CONSTITUENCY MEETINGS 2017 In terms of Local Government: Municipal Systems Act 32 of 2000, councillors must report back at least quarterly to constituencies on council matter, in order to fulfil their role of accountability to the local community. The office of the Speaker of Newcastle Local Municipality will be embarking on […]

Gender based violence

POSSIBLE QUESTIONS: GENDER BASED VIOLENCE 1. Gender based violence is a problem that hasn’t started today or yesterday. In the wake of the current killings of Women and children more especially, what are the government programmes of action to fight against this social ill problem that the country is facing? 2. Last year, government adopted […]

Nelson Mandela International Day

Every year on 18 July South Africans together with the global community honour our late former president and international icon Nelson Mandela in the celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day. The day was officially adopted by the United Nations in November 2009 as an annual international day. The UN noted that marking the day recognises […]

Child Protection Week Campaign

28 May to 4 June 2017 marks the 20th year of commemorations of the Child Protection Week Campaign. The campaign calls for government to reflect on the strides made in fulfilling the provisions of the Children’s Act and the relevant policies. It also call for All South Africans to Play their Part as individuals and […]

For Women’s Sake Campaign

#ForWomen’sSake “Men were not given power to abuse women, but instead to love,care for,and protect women. Let us stand and unite in defense of our women. We must also help to free the men engulfed by the evil spirit to abuse women.” Cllr Makhosini Nkosi : Mayor Newcastle Municipality Currently, the country is mourning the […]