Under the theme “Improving access to justice for the victims and survivors of GBV and Femicide” The Executive  Mayor Cllr, Linah Malatjie will virtually address issues relating to combating GBVF.

The dialogue will be the first and followed by a series of events in October and November respectively. The aim and intention of the programme is to fight the scourge of GBVF.
The Executive Mayor, Cllr  Linah Malatjie, will lead a panel of officials from the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development and representatives from the National Prosecution Authority (NPA), South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID).

The engagement seeks to
  1. Enhance government’s response to GBVF,
  2. Address concerns,
  3. Take suggestions and
  4. Engage stakeholders from various organized formations within the society, including activists and interested citizens.
Details of the virtual dialogue are as follows:
Date: 17 September 2020
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venues:  1. Phola: alliance church
               2. Siqobile: Faith Mission
               3. Klarinet: Peace of God Apostole. 
                   Church Stand no 6465 Secretary 
                   Birds street ext 8 klarinet in white building church
               4. Ganala: Dutch Reformed Church

Members of the public and the media can watch the dialogue via live streaming on the Municipal Facebook Page.
Questions from the public may be directed to the panel eent organisers via WhatsApp on 072 446 6877 and 084 444 8181

NB: Members of the media may direct their questions to

Enquiries: Nomfanelo Khube on  0724466877 and Siphokazi Simandla on 0844448181
Issued by
Communication Unit
Emalahleni Local Municipality
09 September 2020
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Communications Unit

The communication is a strategic function. The unit deals with Internal & External Communication, Conducting imbizo Programmes, Media and stakeholder liaison, media production, marketing and branding. The municipality has adopted the communication strategy, which entails the channels and tools of communicating to the stakeholders. These channels and tools are amongst other municipal website, municipal face-book, local print and electronic media.


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