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    Interim water bill after new meter installed - Ekurhuleni

    Hi All. I have a query I'm hoping someone can assist with! Last month on the 10th of August we had a new water meter installed at our house out of the blue. They took a final water reading which I've been charged for on my current bill. It was for 14KL of water. There is now also an interim...
  2. I

    New prepaid meter problems

    Hey, So I stay in Ekurhuleni and the council just installed a prepaid electricity meter yesterday on the property. And to start you off they gave me 45 units which only lasted 12 hours. And now I have no electricity as a result of this. And the problem is made worse by the fact that the CIU(...
  3. B

    Water delivery service in east rand?

    We needed to carry out repairs on our swimming pool and this will be complete in a week or two's time. After that it will need to be filled as we do not want the marbalite to crack. Having the current water restrictions in place we would pay a fine of around R6700 by filling it with the...
  4. LazyLion

    Power out in Brackenhurst, Alberton?

    For the second time this week? Anybody else there?
  5. LazyLion

    State Will Appeal McBride Acquital

    The State is appealing the high court acquittal of former Ekurhuleni police chief Robert McBride of drunken driving and obstructing the ends of justice, it was reported on Thursday. The appeal application had been lodged in the High Court in Pretoria, reported Beeld. McBride was arrested...
  6. LazyLion

    Robert McBride Goes Free

    Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride has won his appeal against a conviction of drunken driving and attempting to obstruct justice. The High Court in Pretoria on Thursday concluded he was not guilty on all charges. "The appeal against conviction on both counts is upheld,"...
  7. LazyLion

    Lifestyle Audits for Ekurhuleni: Report

    The Ekurhuleni municipality plans to conduct lifestyle audits of all its senior employees, the New Age reported on Wednesday. Routine audits had uncovered massive fraud and corruption, mayor Mondli Gungubele said when delivering his state-of-the-city address on Tuesday. A plan to combat...
  8. LazyLion

    Metro Cops Murder Condemned

    Those who attack and kill police officers will be dealt with "decisively", Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Monday. "We shall not tolerate any provocation of police officers when they perform their duties," he said in a statement. "There is no carte blanche to say people must attack...
  9. LazyLion

    Ekurhuleni Water Not Contaminated

    Ekurhuleni water was not contaminated as an electronic message to residents suggested, the municipality said on Tuesday. "[We] wish to express concern about the unfounded accusations sent via electronic messaging to Ekurhuleni residents, claiming the existence of a bad bacterial virus in...
  10. LazyLion

    More Power Cuts Expected for Alberton

    Residents in Alberton, east of Johannesburg, can expect more power cuts next week, Ekurhuleni municipality said on Friday. After more than five days with no electricity in five areas of Alberton last week, more outages were expected to happen from Sunday, said spokesman Sam Modiba. This...
  11. LazyLion

    Alberton Power Back by Monday

    Power should be restored to all parts of Alberton by the end of the day on Monday, the Ekurhuleni municipality said. "The current situation is the power is out. We are still aiming to restore power by the end of today [Monday]," said spokesman Sam Modiba. Parts of Alberton have been...
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    Boosting fibre rollout across South Africa

    Boosting fibre rollout across South Africa ICASA has embarked on a rapid network deployment plan which will make it easier for telecoms operators to roll out networks
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    DVB-T in Ekurhuleni (East Rand)

    Hi, All I recently bought a "Nextek Mini Digital TV Stick" on BidOrBuy. It came with BlazeDTV software, and the device installed as a "AF9015 BDA Device." I installed it on Tuesday and scanned channels using BazeDTV's "Universal" country option (48500 to 887000 KHz, BandWidth Auto). It...