MINISTER KUBAYI CONDUCTS HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROJECT VISITS IN MPUMALAMGA
Human Settlements Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi, will from Monday 11 October 2021 and Tuesday, 12 October 2021, visit various projects in Mpumalanga and officially hand over allocated housing to beneficiaries.
The site visits in eMalahleni, Steve Tshwete and the City of Mbombela Local Municipalities, respectively, are part of the Ministerial visits to provinces to assess and improve performance in housing delivery.
Accompanied by the MEC of Human Settlements, Speed Mashilo and Local Executive Mayor(s), Minister Kubayi will hand-over a housing project at Duvha Park Ext 1, targeted to deliver 500 units, symbolically switch on electricity connections to a new settlements at Kriel, and visit ongoing projects in Siyanqoba, Newtown, and Rondebosch.
The programme will conclude in the City of Mbombela on Tuesday, where they will visit storm affected houses in KaNyamazane and surroundings, the Integrated Rural Development Program (IRDP) in Tekwane South, before officially handing over 15 Military Veterans’ houses in the area.
As part of government’s drive to find lasting solutions to human settlements challenges, including reducing the backlog in the delivery of houses, the Minister has visited six provinces, namely; KwaZulu-Natal Gauteng, Eastern Cape, Free State, Northern Cape and Limpopo.
The Ministerial visit is scheduled as follows:
DAY 1: 11 October 2021 (EMALAHLENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY)
Venue: Siyanqoba Township
Activity: Ministerial Walk About
NOTE: The media engagement for Day One is expected to take place at the Duvha IRDP Project.
DAY 2: 12 October 2021 (CITY OF MBOMBELA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY)
Time : 12H00
Venue: Tekwane South Ext. 2:
Activity: Housing handover and planting of trees.
For further enquiries, contact: Mr Paul Mnisi - 071 073 0639 or Ms Hlengiwe Nhlabathi-Mokota - 064 754 8426
Issued by the Ministry of Human Settlements
Govan Mbeki House
240 Justice Mahomed Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria, 0001.