BACK TO SCHOOL CAMPAIGN 2017
As part of back to school month programme, Ubuhlebezwe Municipality on Wednesday, 11 February 2017 visited all high schools within the jurisdiction of the municipality. This unique partnership initiative has been made possible through collaborative effort between local Government and all relevant stakeholders.
Ubuhlebezwe Municipality hosted a successful staff party on 14th of December 2016, the aim of the event is to boost staff morale and thank them for there ever dedicated attitude towards timeless servicing of the community and focus on service delivery.
HOUSING HAND OVER
Ubuhlebezwe Municipality in partnership with Standard Bank as part of their Corporate Social Investment programme handed over two houses in the Black store area in ward 14; these elated new homeowners were over the moon when they received the keys to their houses.
LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT
On the 10TH of October 2016 Ubuhlebezwe Municipality hosted the annual Local Economic Development summit under the theme “Building an inclusive economy for all at ubuhlebezwe”, the purpose of the summit was to build partnerships with relevant stakeholders and to establish platforms from where continuous engagements will take place. These platforms will help encourage open dialogue between private and public sector and will assist in the sharing of best practices within different industries. It will further encourage local businesses to participate in local economic development and assist in creating sustainable job opportunities and eradicating poverty.
Deliberations were held between the (4) critical spheres which are Tourism, Agriculture, Business support and Manufacturing services in order to facilitate dialogue and create a cohesive environment for private -public partnerships to emerge.