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Communications & Special Programmes Unit

Head: Ms Olwetu Gwanya

Contact details: 039 737 8119


Functions:

  1. Communications & Research
  2. Intergovernmental Relations
  3. Protocol Services
  4. Events, Marketing & Branding
  5. Migration Support
  6. Youth Development
  7. Gender
  8. Elderly & Children
  9. HIV/AIDS & Disability
  10. Customer Care

Communications Unit objectives

  • Intensify communication in partnership with government sector priorities in the context of the IDP.
  • To promote transparency in the Municipality
  • To communicate successes and challenges in service delivery
  • To Coordinate internal Communication
  • To strengthen external Communication through IGR
  • To Ensure Compliance to Communication Policy and Protocol
  • To brand and market the Municipality
  • To facilitate participation of the designated groups in municipal processes.
  • To assist with access to education, economic participation, sports and talent in arts.

Special Programmes Unit Objectives

  • To conduct campaigns aimed at creating awareness of the identified challenges.
  • To facilitate the implementation of Children’s Act.
  • To facilitate programmes honouring senior citizens.
  • To coordinate education, prevention and awareness aimed at reducing HIV/AIDS
  • To facilitate provision of impact mitigation
  • To coordinate treatment, care and support for the affected and infected.

Unit values

  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Dedication
  • Compassion
  • Passion
  • Empathy
  • Cooperation
  • Going beyond the call of duty

Emergency Details

Electrical Services : 0397378171
Prepaid Sales : 0397378203
Finance Office : 0397378203
Fire & Disaster : 0392560610
SAPS : 0397379901
Water : 0397374324
Ambulance : 10177
Tayler Bequest Hospital : 039 737 3107
Traffic : 0397379662