Emakhazeni is the best place to visit Mayor - Interview with the Executive Mayor Clr T D Ngwenya
EMAKHAZENI THE PLACE TO VISIT AND RELAX
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WORLD MASTERS FLY FISHING CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 IN DULLSTROOM
Above: Left to Right:- Hon. MMC Mthimunye, Hon. Exec Mayor, Cllr. T.D. Ngwenya, Cheryl (SA team) and Mr. Vekemans (from Belgium) international Inspector for the organising team
Honorable Executive Mayor of Emakhazeni Local Municipality, Cllr. T.D. Ngwenya on the 5th of February 2018, welcomed the international inspector from the organising team of the World Masters Fly Fishing Championship to discuss the possibility of Dullstroom being the first in Africa to can host the World Masters Fly Fishing Championship for the 2019 competition/championship. The event has a potential of bringing huge investment to the Dullstroom town and a long lasting post event impetus.
One of the first projects conceptualized by the visionary leader Hon. Cllr. T.D. Ngwenya when assuming office is the Belfast Enterprise Development Centre (BEDC) that will assist the SMMEs in the development of their businesses, on the 28th of February 2018 saw the grand opening of the Centre that was funded by the local EXXARO mine after acceding to the request of the Hon. Executive Mayor to build the centre.
The centre has currently accepted 17 SMMEs as the first phase of the project. The 17 SMMEs will be assisted in the business skills to ensure they can run sustainable businesses. To further assist the SMMEs the municipality through the decisive leadership of the Hon. Exec Mayor established a contractor development programme, where 17 SMMEs were developed from CIDB grade 1 and now moving to CIDB grade 3 in the current financial year. Some of the SMMEs have subcontracts valued over a million. The Executive Mayor has been personally monitoring the programme and ensuring that 30% of all procurement is subcontracted.
The Executive Mayor has been encouraging all mines and industries to follow suit in the implementation of the 30% subcontracting in developing the Local economy.