Entries by Newcastle Municipality

Mayoral School uniform distribution

Today, 17 February 2017. The Mayor of Newcastle Cllr E.M Nkosi started off his day by visiting three schools in the area of Newcastle and Madadeni, with the objective of handing over school uniform to disadvantaged children. The following schools were visited Ncandu Combined School, Phikelela Higher Primary and lastly Sekusile High School. During the […]

Land Use Rights certificates handed over to two Labour Tenants

Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Mr Gugile Nkwinti accompanied by the Mayor of the Newcastle Local Municipality, Cllr Makhosini Nkosi handed over Land Use Rights certificates to two Labour Tenants communities who applied for ownership of the Up & Down and Clontarf farms in Newcastle on Saturday. The Land Use Rights Certificates in […]


President Jacob Zuma will deliver his State of the Nation Address to Parliament on Thursday, 9 February 2017. This will be President Zuma’s fourth State of the Nation Address (SoNA) to the joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament since he was re-elected in May 2014. The State of the Nation Address will be […]

Debt Collection Awareness

Newcastle Municipal Manager Mr. B.E Mswane, together with Acting Chief Financial Officer Mr. Sisho Nkosi, Acting Strategic Executive Director; Technical Services  Mr. Lindile Zincume and Acting Strategic Executive; Corporate Services Ms. Nto Vinkhumbo held a Media briefing today, 31 January 2017, to discuss issues relating to the  importance of Debt collection. A financial analysis was […]

Newcastle Municipality Ward Committee Members Inaugurated

Newcastle Municipality ward committee members inaugurated Following the Ward Committee Elections that took place from the 19th of November 2016 to the 20th of January 2017, an inauguration ceremony was held for the 340 elected ward committee members at Richview Hall on the 26th of January 2017. The election process, facilitated and conducted by the […]

State of the Nation Address

President Jacob Zuma will deliver the State of the Nation Address (SoNA) on Thursday, 9 February 2017 from 19:00. The SoNA outlines government’s plans for the year ahead to improve the lives of South Africans. Catch it live on television, radio and social media. Follow us on Twitter #SONA2017 and participate in discussions on Facebook […]


KZNFC TRAINING PROGRAMMES 2017 APPLY FOR TRAINING WITH THE KWAZULU-NATAL FILM COMMISSION. The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) is an entity established in terms of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Act, 2010. The Commission has been set up with its main vision being to position KwaZulu-Natal as a globally competitive, diverse and sustainable industry and choice film […]

Bursary Awarding Ceremony – All Media Invitation

To : All Media From : The Office of the Mayor (Newcastle Local Municipality) Re. Media invite The Mayor of Newcastle Local Municipality, His Worship Cllr. EM Nkosi is inviting all media to a bursary awarding ceremony . This event is scheduled to take place as follows; DATE : 26th January 2016 VENUE : Mayor’s […]

Ward Committees Inauguration 2017 Invitation

The Office of the Speaker officially invites you to the Ward Committees Inauguration scheduled to take place as follows: Date : 26 January 2017 Venue : Richview Hall Time : 8.00am SESSION 1 1. Registration : 08h00 2. Opening Prayer : 3. Introduction : Chief Whip:Cllr.N.G Mngundi 4. Opening Address : Speaker of Newcastle Local […]

Old citizens celebrated in style

Nelson Mandela once said, “A society that does not value its elderly citizens, denies its roots and endangers its future. He said that we should strive to enhance their capacity to support themselves for as long as possible and, when they cannot do so anymore, we should take care of them. It is in support […]