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WHAT'S HAPPENING IN BLOUBERG

MAYOR BIDS FAREWELL TO KABELO MASALESA.


The Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga today, 31 July 2022, paid her last respects and bid farewell to the late rising soccer star, Kabelo Johny Masalesa. Kabelo was laid to rest at De Vrede Village, Ward 15.



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MAYOR LISTENS TO THE PEOPLE DURING COUNCIL OUTREACH


The Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Her Wirship Cllr Maria Thamaga led municipality's engagements with communities during Council Imbizo held earlier today at Inveraan MPCC, Inveraan Village in Ward 09.



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BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY MEETS POTENTIAL INVESTORS


The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Economic Development and Planning, Cllr Dan Mosena today, the 26th of July welcomed the delegation from Etrocento PTY LTD.



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CONSTRUCTION OF PINKIE SEBOTSE SPORT COMPLEX PROGRESSING WELL


Construction of the new Pinkie Sebotse Sport Complex at Pinkie Sebotse Village in Ward 21 is progressing well. The members of Blouberg Local Municipality Executive Committee(EXCO)conducted a site visit to track the progress on the project.



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MEC Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya officially hands over upgraded Kgolouthwana School building


Today, the Limpopo Education MEC Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya officially opened and handed over the newly upgraded Kgolouthwana Secondary School building at Dilaeneng, Ward 08. MEC Lerule-Ramakhanya was accompanied by the Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga, Speaker, Cllr Blanco Boloka and Kgoshi Ngwako Maleboho.



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BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY HOLDS FOURTH QUARTER IDP


The Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga indicated that receiving positive feedback from some members of the community and traditional leaders about the services the municipality renders means that, the municipality is moving towards the right direction and that should serve as a motivation to councillors and officials to work even harder to ensure that communities are happy



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MAYOR LAUNCHES INTERNAL STREETS PROJECTS


Dust will soon be a thing of the past in gravel streets around Senwabarwana Township as internal streets and stormwater control projects are launched.



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MANDELA DAY BUILD-UP ACTIVITIES AND LETSEMA CAMPAIGN


"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are"
As the theme for Nelson Mandela Month 2022 calls for all and sundry to take action and make a difference around them,
the Blouberg Local Municipality heeded the call for action by launching the Mandela Day Build-Up activities and Letsema Campaign on July 13,2022.



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LEADERSHIP MEETS MAKGATO PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT INVESTORS


Today, July 12, 2022, the Chairperson of Blouberg Local Municipality Council, Cllr Blanco Boloka on behalf of the Mayor, Cllr Maria Thamaga, welcomed the delegatation from Makgato Traditional Council led by Kgoshi Makgato KB to present the investor for the proposed commercial project at Ga-Makgato.



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BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY APPOINTS NEW MUNICIPAL MANAGER


The Blouberg Local Municipality Council has appointed Mr Refilwe Jonas Ramothwala as the new head of the administration of the municipality. The appointment was approved at the Council meeting on June 28 and will be effective from tommorow, July 1, 2022. Mr Ramothwala is the current Director for Corporate Services, responsible and accountable for development, implementation and management of municipality' strategic goals, policies and procedures among other duties.



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MAYOR LAUNCHES HOME AFFAIRS BLOUBERG MOBILE OUTREACH PROGRAMME


Refiloe Manyathela was one of the first residents to be assisted applying for an identity card during Home Affars Limpopo mobile outreach programme officially launched yesterday, 20 June at Papegaai Village, Ward 05 by the Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga.



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MUNICIPALITY PREPARED TO WORK WITH FARMERS TO EXPAND ECONOMIC GROWTH


The Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga indicated that, the municipality is prepared to work with farmers to expand the economic growth of Blouberg and that the farming expertise Sernick Group and its partners comes with will assist local emerging farmers.



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MAYOR BIDS FAREWELL TO THE LATE BUSINESSMAN - THEO MPHOSI


Her Worship the Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality Cllr Maria Thamaga paid respects to the family of the departed businessman, Theo Mphosi. The Chief Executive Officer of Global Oil who passed on last Sunday was yesterday, June 11, 2022 laid to rest at his parental home village of Rheinland.



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MAYOR MEETS TRADITIONAL LEADERS TO DISCUSS SERVICE DELIVERY AND DEVELOPMENT


The Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Her Worship Cllr Thamaga on Friday, 10 June, successfully hosted her quarterly forum with local traditional leaders.The leadership; led by Mayor Thamaga had fruitful service delivery deliberations with traditional leaders during Mayor-Magoshi Forum held at the Council Chamber in Senwabarwana.



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BLM FINAL DRAFT 2022/23 IDP/BUDGET STRATEGIC PLANNING SESSION


Her Worship the Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Cllr Maria Thamaga has called on leadership collective and management to continue to put the needs of Blouberg communities first as the municipality is the sphere of government closest to the people and have entrusted them as their leaders with power to change their lives for better.



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MORE JOBS FOR BLOUBERG RESIDENTS AS CWP LAUNCHED IN WARD 14 AND 20


One-hundred-and-nine(109) unemployed people from Ward 14 and 20 now have jobs following the launch of Community Work Programme(CWP). Blouberg Local Municipality Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga officially launched the programme at Sekiding sa Mampote and Slaaphoek village respectively.



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BLM CONSULTS CLUSTER-C RESIDENTS ON DRAFT IDP/BUDGET FOR 2022-2023 FINANCIAL YEAR


The residents under Cluster C comprising wards; 04,05,06,07 and 20 came out in their numbers to have their say on the Blouberg Local Municipality's 2022/23 Draft Intergrated Development Plan IDP/Budget during public consultations programme held yesterday, May 12, at Langlagaate Multi-Purpose Community Centre.



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PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS ON DRAFT INTERGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN IDP/BUDGET 2022-2023 CONTINUES


Her Worship the Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Cllr Maria Thamaga has called on the public to utilize the Intergrated Development Plan IDP/Budget public consultations pogrammes to make contributions regarding service delivery and development projects they would like to have in their areas. The municipality yesterday engaged Cluster B residents comprising wards; 03,07,08,09,10,11,12 and 14 on their needs through IDP process at Inveraan Multi-Purpose Community Centre, Inveraan Village. These consultations provide platform for members to actively participate in the planning and development of the municipality across all wards.



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BADUDI BA WARD 1, 2, 21 LE 22 BA RERISWA MALEBANA LE SENGWALWA KAKANYWA SA KABO YA DITIRELO (IDP/BUDGET)


Kabo ya meetse, ditsela le mengwako ya di RDP ebile tše dingwe tša dillo tšeo di tšweleditšego ke badudi ba ditikologo tšeo di bego di wela ka tlase ga Masepala wa maloba wa Aganang. Se se tšweletše nakong yage Maspala wa Blouberg o swere kopano kgotha-kgothe go rerišana ka lenaneo-kakaretšo la kabo ya ditirelo la IDP/Budget. Lenaneo la go ikopantšha le setšhaba malebana le IDP le thomile bekeng ya go feta gomme le tla akaretša diWate ka moka tša Masepala.



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DRAFT IDP/ BUDGET 2022/23 CONSULTATIONS | MAYOR CALLS ON MINING HOUSES TO JOIN HANDS WITH MUNICIPALITY TO BOOST ECONOMIC GROWTH


The Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga has called on mining houses to partner with the municipality to assist develop and boost the economy of Blouberg.



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MAYOR THAMAGA INAUGURATED ALONG WITH OTHER DISTRICT MAYORS


Blouberg Local Municipality Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga along with other Mayors and Executive Mayors of Capricorn District were earlier today conferred mayoral chains by the MEC for Cooperative Govenance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs(CoGHSTA), Mr Basikopo Makamu.This was done after the relaunch of the Capricorn District Intergovernmental Relations Forum(IGR).



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BADUDI BA WARD 19 BA TSWELETSA DIKAKANYO MABAPI LE DRAFT 2022/23 IDP


Ngwaga ka ngwaga badudi gotšwa dikarolong ka moka tša Masepala wa Blouberg ba fiwa sebaka sa go ntšha maikutlo le go tšweletša dikakanyo tša bona malebana le lenaneo kakaretšo la kabo ya dirirelo ebago Intergrated IDP. Se ke kage Melawana ya Mmušo wa selegae e gapeletša Mebasepala gore dikakanyo tša badudi di swanela goba karolo ye kgolo ya IDP.



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MAYOR MEETS DE BEERS VENETIA MINE GENERAL MANAGER IN AN EFFORT TO RESOLVE COMMUNITY CONCERNS


Blouberg Local Municipality Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga yesterday, April 26, met with De Beers Venetia Mine General Manager, Mr Gerrie Nortje following a protest march by the Alldays community. The Mayor called on the mine management to work with the municipality in resolving community challenges to avoid continuous protest marches which will hamper production.



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BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY HOLDS QUARTERLY REVIEW SESSION AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE(EXCO) MEETING


Blouberg Local Municipality Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga has urged the council and the administration components to work tirelessly to meet the basic needs of the communities.The Mayor was delivering opening remarks during the municipality's quarterly performance review session held earlier today at Council Chambers in Senwabarwana.



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MAYOR THAMAGA TO ASSIST RESTORE THE DIGNITY OF THE MBUYANA FAMILY


Her Worship the Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Cllr Maria Thamaga to assist restore the dignity of the Mbuyana family at Edwinsdale Mokwena Naledi Village by ensuring that they get a decent house.



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MAYOR MARIA THAMAGA DEEPLY SADDENED BY KILLING OF BLOUBERG YOUTH, TUMELO SERUMULA


Blouberg Local Municipality Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga is deeply saddened by the gruesome murder of Blouberg youth, Tumelo Surumula.



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THE MAYOR OF BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY, HER WORSHIP CLLR MARIA THAMAGA'S EASTER
MESSAGE


Easter long weekend is almost upon us, wherein the ressurection of Christ is celebrated. We all appreciate that Easter is normally a time when many of us travel to spend time with friends and family, however, It is important that we focus on ways to keep ourselves, our families and those around us safe during this time.



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MAYOR CONDUCTS SOD-TURNING FOR SOLAR LIGHTS INSTALLATION PROJECTS


As part of social and labour plan(SLP) the Blouberg Local Municipality in partnership with Venetia Mine on April 7, conducted a sod turning ceremony marking the commencement of the installation of solar street lights project.



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WARD COMMITTEES INDUCTION WORKSHOP


The Blouberg Local Municipality on April 1 22 conducted a Ward Committees Induction workshop for the newly elected ward committee members for the term 2021-2026.



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BLM LOCAL AIDS COUNCIL RELAUNCHED.pdf


The Mayor of Blouberg Local Municipality, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga accepted her appointment letter as new chairperson of the Blouberg Local Aids Council.



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BLM HOSTS HAST AND WORLD TB DAY COMMEMORATION.pdf


The Blouberg Local Municipality in partnership with the Department of Health and Anova Health Institute hosted HIV/AIDS/STI/Tuberculosis (HAST)and World TB Commemoration event to raise awareness about devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB and HIV.



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BLM HOLDS STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING IN PREPARATION FOR 2022-23 DRAFT IDP-BUDGET


The Blouberg Local Municipality leadership and management today held a successful strategic planning session preparing the draft Intergrated Development Plan IDP/Budget for the upcoming financial year 2022/23



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BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY HOLDS COUNCIL MEETING AND IMBIZO


The Council of Blouberg Local Municipality yesterday, March 28,2022 adopted the Draft 2022/23 - 2026/27 Intergrated Development Plan IDP/Budget and budget related policies, Municipal Public Accounts Committee MPAC Oversight among other reports during its ordinary meeting held at Raweshi Village in Ward 01.



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MEYARA O KOPANA LE BATŠWELETŠI BA BAGOLO BA DAEMANE, VENETIA MINE


Meyara wa Blouberg Cllr Maria Thamaga o etetše Moepo o mogolo wa Daemane wa Venetia. O be a farafarilwe ke maloko a komiti-khuduthamaga le bašomedi ba Masepala. Ketelo yeo e be e nepilwe go matlafatša segwera le tirišano magareng ga Maene le Masepala.



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BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY TENDER SCAM ALERT


The Blouberg Local Municipality would like to warn members of the public especially service providers to be vigilant of deceitful persons contacting them with opportunities to secure tenders at the municipality in exchange for cash.



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MAYOR CALLS FOR END TO FEMICIDE


Blouberg Local Municipality Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga has called for end to the scourge of gender-based-violence and femicide(GBVF)in Blouberg.



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MPAC PUBLIC HEARINGS ON BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY 2020



The Blouberg Local Municipality Council with the Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Thamaga in the driving seat today, met Cluster D wards on the second day of consultative meetings with residents and other stakeholders on the Municipal Public Accounts Committee - MPAC Public Hearing on Draft Annual Report 2020/21.



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ANGLO AMERICAN LAUNCHES PHASE 2 SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAMME IN BLOUBERG



Blouberg Local Municipality Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga has commended global mining company, Anglo American for its school support initiative aimed at empowering local schools. Anglo American yesterday, March 8 launched the Phase 2 of its school support programme in Blouberg Local Municipality with a stakeholder engagement session.



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MAYOR MEETS TRADITIONAL LEADERS TO PRESENT SERVICE DELIVERY PROGRESS REPORT AND TACKLE COMMUNITY CHALLENGES



Blouberg Local Municipality Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Maria Thamaga had a successful deliberations with
local traditional leaders during Mayor-Makgoshi Forum held at municipal headquarters in
Senwabarwana.



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MPAC PUBLIC HEARINGS ON BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY 2020



The Blouberg Local Municipality Council with the Mayor, Her Worship Cllr Thamaga in the driving seat today, met Cluster D wards on the second day of consultative meetings with residents and other stakeholders on the Municipal Public Accounts Committee - MPAC Public Hearing on Draft Annual Report 2020/21.



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BLOUBERG COUNCIL WHIPS ATTEND MANAGEMENT INDUCTION WORKSHOP



The Council Whips of the 5th administration of the Blouberg Local Municipality are currently attending a Multi-Whippery Management Induction Workshop to equip them with knowledge to enable them to execute their duties in their respective portfolios accordingly.



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