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Wednesday February 19th, 2020 - 1:49 pm



19 February 2020

Newcastle-The Newcastle Municipality has learnt of fresh threats to deliberately disrupt the water supply of the entire municipality. Municipal officials received a tip-off that a group of disgruntled members of the community will create panic by damaging pipes that supply the municipality with water. The tip-off further states that the intention is to agitate for another “TOTAL SHUTDOWN.” The municipality was also informed that the intention is to influence public perception and render the municipality dysfunctional. The group also plans to temper with the municipality’s reservoirs.

The matter will be urgently reported to the police and the municipality’s law enforcement agency will be closely monitoring all its water supplying pipes. Mayor Cllr. Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba reiterated calls to invite aggrieved parties to engage in a constructive dialogue.

“We honestly can’t have people temper with a key resource that gives life to thousands of residents. It is evident that these are individuals who are not willing to engage in a diplomatic manner with the municipality, and unfortunately they now want to hold our residents at ransom. We strongly condemn this planned deliberate sabotage. Damaging municipal property is an act of criminality. We are a listening municipality and we will never turn away residents with genuine concerns,” state Cllr. Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba.

Mayor Dr Mahlaba has urged community members to refrain from taking part in intentionally planned violent protests.

For more information contact:

Newcastle Municipality Head of Communications

Mlungisi Khumalo

074 535 9794

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The water issue is been a crisis for the last 5 years now in Newcastle. The burst pipes festival that happens every week. Slow response on water leaks, you find reported water leaking in the streets for months. As we speak there's no water in Osizweni(Not sure about other places) for two weeks and no water tankers supply and you staff members are getting paid full salaries every month that what we know. Now I'm not sure if those anti-mayor or mayor haters who wants to damage the pipes are also responsible for all the extreme poor water management we've experiencing for years as well.

This management is always full of excuses and they like blaming others a lot.

Who informed you😂😂🤣

You in our pray the honourable and the management

This is a joke

Njabulo Smomoza Mpontshane Zomenzani ngob vel nawe ukhon kulab abagangayo so thul nj ninenkinga nina yaninyisa mfan omncan vumani nj

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Wednesday February 19th, 2020 - 8:27 am

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Sorry admin to get out of your topic I have problem with Osizweni police station yesterday they arrested my sister who have young child still sucking nd they told her to left the child I'm at Gauteng for now. They done all this because the day before yesterday at 04:00 when my sister went to toilet she found a man stand next to the window she screamed until the community got out to help if they asked that man that why he were there he told them he sent by someone from his home to do something bad after that the community bitten him so their family arrested my sister and police told her to leave her child also her phone so now I can't even phone her. Today in the my friend went to police station to see her the police told him that no one have a right to see her until they charge her any help pls

At least I will watch UEFA Champions League in peace

The notice is kond of blur

The marathon Continues...

His Worship,The Deputy Mayor of Newcastle Cllr  R. Molelekoa  will be leading another clean-up  campaign tomorrow.  

Details are as follows:

Date: 19 February 2020
Time: 08:00 am
Meeting point: Newcastle Town Hall 

Interested members of the public are invited to be part of the clean up,
Together We Can Keep our town Clean 


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200+ staff was dismissed based on over time and fighting the employer..... Fine.. When are you employing new staff to bring back services as normal and stop this volontary thing you are doing. What is the budget for salaries of the dismissed employees doing?????

Always on town hhow about townships? And we have to celebrate that?

Go see what the sidewalks look like in Drakensberg road opposite Ferrum. I don't see how Newcastle is being kept clean.

Hire people to clean the town....

Wish I can be a part of cleaning campaign but eish transport money ayibonwa😞

Kudlaliwe ngabantu qhashani nje ngoba nina niyahola but nidlala ngabantu mxm

Newcastle looks like a dump. Maintenance and services are not being done. Verges and parks are overgrown, refuse is an issue, people are dumping garden refuse in suburbs. It's disgusting. But yet the Municipality still takes our money every month for services not rendered.

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Tuesday February 18th, 2020 - 3:16 pm

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Youth Development Roadshows

Monday February 17th, 2020 - 8:43 am

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Loadshedding not expected today.

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It's day 8 without water in Blaaubosch, ward 18, we would appreciate if we had been alerted about water just like loadshedding. We are being underrated.

Le page elikamasipala ukuthi asitshele lokhu okuvuna yena kuphela noma elethu nathi ukusho esikufisa kumasipala ngoba njalo esikufisa nesikhala ngakho asiphendulwa okunalokho sihlalela ukufunda esitshelwa Kona kwangathi alisisisi nje thina bahlali base Newcastle nangeke Kube khona u admin o flexable

Abt water

Niphashelwa makwenzenjan nin nafa ilukuluk elinipheth nizi nihlanganise nezint ezingahlangan ninenkimg bakweth


No loadshedding, but yet no power. Incompetence

Blaaubosch ward 16 sicela I water tank ngase plaza


Anisiyeke nge loadshedding nisibuyisele amanzi

Nisakhala kancane basazosinyisa thelani igazi phansi nehlise umoya kusese kuncane kukhulu kuyeza thina eyamanzi ayisithusi 😂😂😂😂 Philani Mncube Sandile Mncube niyafuna nginixoxele ukuthi kuzolanelani?😂😂😂😂

Kushukuthi kunenkinga efanayo nase dannhauser Ku ward 12 sino 14days no water

Sifiso Nkosi Wawuxoshwe ubani e1🤣

Ngath bangakujikela nawe bakuxoshe Admin ngoba ngath awubhadlile ekhanda

Sicela nibuyise amanzi Osizweni selokhu ahamba ngo Mgqibelo ntambama

3 days without electricity in section 3 ward 20. Ncedani bo!

Ababuyele abasebenz emsebenzin

asinandaba ne loadshedding nibabuyisa nini abantu enabaxoshela into engekho emsebenzin

Vele nje nenza ngamabomu

Is there a SONA today????

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Sunday February 16th, 2020 - 7:21 pm

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Power Alert 2

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Nibabuyisela nin emsebenzin labantu enabaxoshela into engekho


Are we suppose to say thank you?

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Very selfish to speak in a language we cannot understand

Kuphi bo

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