Entries by Newcastle Municipality

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 […]

2017/18 IDP & Budget Roadshows

Under his leadership, Mayor Cllr Makhosini Nkosi together with his political and administrative team embarked on a series of public consultative meetings under the Annual Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and Budget Roadshow Program, which commenced from the 26th of April to the 11th of May 2017. Under the theme, Navigate through the Storm and Seas, […]

Be Safe This Easter

The Easter holiday season is synonymous with high crash and accident rates which claims too many lives and or incurs injury to our citizens. This ultimately negatively affects the country’s economy by millions of rands. In order to influence the mindset of road users, it is vital that law enforcers create a euphoria of Omni-presence, […]

20 Years of the Constitution – Fact Sheet

• This year’s marks the 20th anniversary of the South African Constitution. • The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. No other law or government action can supersede the provisions of the Constitution. • South Africa’s Constitution is one of the most progressive in the world and enjoys high acclaim internationally. • Our […]

Water is a Human Right

The Newcastle Municipality’s Department of Water Services held a three day water awareness campaign from the 5th to the 7th of April 2017, under the theme Water and Sanitation is a Human Right. The main objective of the programme was to highlight the  importance of  preserving water and  educate  residents from the rural areas on […]