President Cyril Ramaphosa has imposed a series of restrictions in Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape, as the municipality has seen a spike in COVID-19 infections
Health minister Zweli Mkhize will visit the Sarah Baartman District and the Garden Route.
As new hotspots are being identified, the president highlighted the importance of adhering to social distancing protocols. In addition, the government is geared to introduce tighter alcohol restrictions in areas.
The controversial and disgraced former ANC councilor was speaking at a media briefing hours after being released from prison on parole.
Construction is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2021.
Nelson Mandela Bay could be the first region in South Africa to bring back ‘additional lockdown restrictions’ – and alcohol sales may be impacted.
While R56.4 million is the actual loss, there is a potential loss of R200 million regarding the Nelson Mandela Bay corruption case.
Two senior officials in the province are stating the case for a second hard lockdown in the Eastern Cape – and the latest COVID-19 data is causing concern.
Dagga plants have been placed in several of Nelson Mandela Bay’s abundant potholes to appeal for urgent maintenance to be conducted.
Steenhuisen said that the NMB water crisis, in which taps are running dry, is not the fault of drought or residents, but rather the ANC.
The news comes as the national water department provided an update on water infrastructure projects in the Eastern Cape.
Andile Lungisa is currently appealing a two year sentence over his infamous water jug attack on a fellow Nelson Mandela Bay councillor
Nelson Mandela Bay has declared Day Zero as dam levels fall 19%, with water being trucked in after some areas’ taps ran dry for six days.
Mapu was arrested by the Hawks in his home in Port Elizabeth early on Friday morning for corruption and fraud.
According to the Hawks, Mapu was arrested at his home in Port Elizabeth early on Friday morning 21 August.
‘We want residents to be relocated to better places in order for us to defeat this virus’ – community leader
Some residents of Motherwell started occupying open pieces of land, accusing the municipality of taking too long to build houses for them.
Nelson Mandela Bay’s Acting Mayor Thsonono Buyeye is concerned at the growing infections. So much so, that Level 4 may be on the cards.
As the country continues to battle through the pandemic, Volkswagen SA has played a significant corporate role in trying to assist sectors where help is most needed, including the underprivileged communities and schools in the Nelson Mandela Bay area.
The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium has just under 50 hospitality suites that can be used as quarantine facilities.
These ANC councillors in Nelson Mandela Bay reportedly acted as if they were above the lockdown laws. Now they’ve been given a stiff ultimatum.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nelson Mandela Bay is up to four.
Workers want to be employed directly by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.