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"Action Against Poverty" - Commemoration of Mandela Day

The Department of Agriculture, Rural and Development in partnership with Mkhondo Local Municipality paid a visit to Nokuthula Primary School at Sigudada in Ward 08, Under the theme of "Action Against Poverty". The aim of the visit was in line with commemoration of Mandela Day....

Youth Day Commemoration Imbizo - 21 June 2019


Gert Sibande District Municipality working together with Mkhondo Local Municipality, National Youth Development Agency and other stakeholders hosting a Youth Day Commemoration Imbizo.

The Imbizo is being honoured to be graced with the Executive Mayor of Gert Sibande District Municipality, Hon. Cllr Chirwa and Hon. Cllr Vusi Motha, Executive Mayor of Mkhondo Local Municipality.

The Imbizo is aimed at celebrating and giving honor to the 1976 young heroes and heroines, who gave their lives fighting against an unjust and inferior apartheid education system. 


Youth in Business Breakfast - 14th June 2019

Mkhondo Local Municipality convened a Youth in Business Breakfast through the Office of the executive Mayor .
Various Youth Agencies were invited by the Municipality , to give public education and to give information in paricular to young people of Mkhondo .
Youth Agencies that were present includes: SEDA , NYDA , TWK , GS Center Entrepreneurship Development Agency and Mkhondo Local Municipality Supply Chain , the whole intention of this platform was to conscietize young people of Mkhondo to tap in Economic opportunities in business.

The Youth of Mkhondo and surrounding areas were so grateful to be part of such an amazing event.

Launch of the Mkhondo Junior Council on the 12th of June 2019.

Launch of the Mkhondo Junior Council on the 12th of June 2019.


Mkhondo local Municipality has today the 12th of June 2019, held a successful launch of its Junior council. The launch was attended by learners from all Circuits of Mkhondo, the Councillors of Mkhondo Municipality, Mkhondo addiction Rehabilitation Centre and the Department of Social Development. 
The aim of the launch was to promote the realisation of the Rights of Children in relation to their survival, development, growth and participation as entrenched in the constitution of South Africa and harmonized in a range of relevant legislation and other policies pertaining to Children.

The launch was also aimed at the election of the Mkhondo Local Municipality Junior Council.

The council elected Junior Councillors, Palesa Xaba (speaker of Council) from the Mkhondo Circuit, Nhlonipho Dube (Junior Executive Mayor) of the council from Amsterdam Circuit, Nosipho Ngwenya (Whip of Council) from Wakkerstroom Circuit.


The Mayor was then tasked with the appointment of 3 members of the Mayoral Committee. The following Junior Councillors were appointed by the honourable Junior Executive Mayor: 

  • MMC for EDUCATION: J Cllr. Khaya Shongwe from Amsterdam Circuit 
  • MMC for Social Welfare of children: J Cllr. Nondumiso Mbuyazi from Mkhondo Circuit 
  • MMC for Child protection: J Cllr. Minenhle Nkonyane from Wakkerstroom Circuit.

The launch received numerous messages and the children were offered a chance to voice the challenges they face on day to day basis and the solutions thereof.

Electricity Project handover in Makhanga Village Ward 4 - 03 June 2019 Time: 14h06

Ward councillor, Cllr Thwala together with Mrs Phakathi of Mkhondo Local Municipality and Eskom delegate, handed over Electricity project in Makhanga Village under ward 04. The community members of Mkhanga Village welcomed the project with gratitude and thanked the Municipality for service delivery.

Bulk Water and Water Reticulation system project at Dr.Pols (Ward 8) - 19 February 2019

The Executive Mayor, Hon.Cllr Vusi Motha; Municipal Manager, Mr. Maqhawe Kunene; Cllr. Mduduzi Ngwenya (ward 8), Management of Mkhondo Local Municipality and Business people embarked on a service delivery journey to hand over "Bulk water and water reticulation system" project to the community of Dr. Pols in ward 8 within the boundaries of Mkhondo Local Municipality. Community members came out in numbers to witness service delivery mandate.

Date: 19 February 2019


Mpumalanga premier's visit to Piet Retief Hospital accompanied by Mkhondo Executive Mayor as part of "Thuma Mina Campaign" - 07 September 2018

On the 07 September 2018, Mpumalanga Premier, Ms Refilwe Mtshweni accompanied by Mkhondo Executive Mayor, Hon. Cllr Vusi Motha visited Piet Retief Hospital as part of the "Thuma Mina Campaign".


Handing over of Projects in various wards of Mkhondo by the Executive Mayor, Cllr Vusi Motha on the 17 August 2018

Service Delivery is our Priority... Executive Mayor, Cllr. Vusi Motha accompanied by the Municipal Administration and Business people, handed over Projects in various Mkhondo wards as part of the Mayoral Imbizo held on the 18 August 2018.

Projects handed over:

  • Hawkers Stalls and Cemetery in ward 7 eMkhondo Town under Cllr. Brussow
  • Bulk Water Line in ward 8 Maphepheni under Cllr. M Ngwenya
  • Combo Courts in ward 2, Saul Mkhizeville  under Cllr. TS NKosi
  • Bus Route in ward 18, Saul Mkhizeville under Cllr. M Yende


Mayoral Clean-up campaign in Ward 10, 11 and 12 - 13 March 2018

Executive Mayor, Cllr Vusi Motha and Municipal Manager, Mr Maqhawe Kunene led the Mkhondo employees, road makers, street cleaners on a Mayoral Clean-up campaign in ward 10, 11 and 12, service delivery mandate. #Intuthuko_Iqala_ngathi 

Amsterdam Circuit 2017 Academic Year Awards Gala Dinner - 07 March 2018

The Office of the Executive Mayor, Hon. Cllr Vusi Motha hosted a Gala Dinner for Amsterdam Circuit for the 2017 Academic year awards ceremony to appreciate and celebrate with Amsterdam circuit the outstanding matric results achieved.

Among the guests the office of the Executive Mayor invited, Pastor Negros Manana honoured the invitation. Businesses people from the surroundings of eMkhondo were also present to witness that exquisite event. 

Madam Speaker, Cllr Thembi Nkosi, Mr Derick Xaba (Businessman) and Pastor Negros Manana gave their word of appreciation, motivation to the learners present to do more for this academic year 2018.

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