Khonza Thwala won yesterday’s by-election with 1 039 votes.
The by-election in ward 18 in Mondlo took place today, and the voters made their way to one of three voting stations to cast their votes amid a sea of political paraphernalia.
This annual highlight in the Vryheid Tourism calendar offers an opportunity for tourists passing through AbaQulusi to get a taste of the warmth and hospitality of Vryheid.
The recent death of former IFP mayor, Cllr Martin Mtshali, left a vacancy in ward 18 and uncertainty as to the council’s future.
In 2004, AbaQulusi (Vryheid) was mentioned for most promising clean town in the Cleanest City in KwaZulu-Natal awards. That was the last time the town was mentioned in this competition.
“Is it too much to ask the municipality to pull its finger out of its fundamental orifice and ensure that the facilities at Klipfontein Dam are in a usable condition over the coming holiday season? Is that too much to ask?
Watch as a child unknowingly stares death in the face when drawn to the colourful exposed wires protruding from this easily accessible electrical pole on a busy pavement.
At least 145 households are suffering since AbaQulusi’s last payment to the company in July.
Things seem to be getting heated as December draws nearer and the ANC has to choose its new leader.
It is believed that plans are underway to reopen some of the water points in Vryheid in case the situation worsens in an attempt to ensure availability of water to the community as widely as possible.
This week Cllr Alta de Kock took to the CBD on foot to rid the sidewalks of illegal street hawkers.