Setsokotsane service delivery campaign doing well in Rustenburg

The Setsokotsane service delivery campaign as espoused by the Premier of Bokone Bophirima province, honorable Supra Mahumapelo, with the objective to ensuring that government services are brought closer to people and expedited, is underway and doing well in Rustenburg, since it started a week ago, on the 13th to 24th June 2016.
The program spread to various Wards of the Rustenburg Local Municipality, and to date, the following have been achieved in terms of service delivery to communities:
·         Youth outreach in partbership with NYDA,


We have noted the press release issued by Mr Frans Rootman through Munsolve which deals selectively with issues raised in the open letter.

The statement argues that the Rustenburg Local Municipality has issued an intentionally defamatory and misleading half-truths and blatant lies about Mr Frans Rootman, Munsolve and its employees and MunWatch.

The Rustenburg Local Municipality would like to put in on record that we did not publish or distribute any factually incorrect information that we will not be in a position to substatiate. We stated the following facts:

Planned Outage by the Electrical Engineering Services

Electrical Engineering Services, has received a request from Ampcon Consulting Engineers  to re-consider the date for the planned outage on the 30 May 2016 for Boschdal Substation Time 7:00am to 9:00 am and Donkerhoek Substation 31 May 2016 Time 7:00 am to 9:00 am.
The scope of work is to:
·  relocating of High Voltage Cable
For Boschdal Substation affected areas will be:
Boschdal ,waterval mall, Cashan extensions, Safarituine extensions, waterkloof rural(Partly).

Water Restrictions RLM

According to the Department of Water Affairs, El Nino is declining, but tough times are still ahead. 
The El Nino, which engendered the worst drought in the history of South Africa, is rapidly declining with climate models indicating a return to neutral (normal) during the May month 2016. 

Marikana Development -Ext. 2 – Phase 1

Following a huge housing backlog in the Rustenburg area in general and Marikana in particular, in October 2013, a collaborative effort between the North West Local Government and Human Settlements Department, Rustenburg Local Municipality and Lonmin, underpinned by the Presidential package to deal with housing backlog in the country, resulted in the decision to densify the area to yield 2 600 units in the Marikana area, wherein Lonmin donated a 50ha portion of land with 860 serviced sites known as Marikana Ext. 2.

Municipality repairs major water pipeline

The Rustenburg Local Municipality continues to ensure that its residents area at all times being provided with clean running water, against all odds such as persistent copper cable theft, breakages of pump stations and powers supply outages. This, after the municipality repaired a major water pipeline on the 9th May 2016, which started on the 7th May, lasting two days, near Boitekong Mall.