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Mayor’s Corner

Mayor’s Tourism Message

Mayor Koloi

I would like to say to all our visitors -Welcome to Our World – They say that once you get the Kalahari sand in your shoes you will keep coming back… Rich in culture and history, Upington can trace its roots back to 1870. Upington is situated quite intimately on the banks of the Orange/Gariep River and its adjacent areas and stands proud against the background of lush green vineyard and the Kalahari Desert.

Upington is the main town in the fast growing agricultural sector of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, where intensive crop irrigation and stock farming is practiced. Upington, also known as South Africa’s River City, is situated on the banks of the mighty Orange/Gariep River and serves as gateway to the regions many attractions like the Augrabies Falls National Park (120km) and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (268km).

Upington is a busy town boasting all the modern facilities and has an 18hole golf course, squash courts, tennis courts, bowls rink and an Olympic size swimming pool. Together with a well-developed tourism infrastructure, linked by air and road to most parts of the country, the town offers excellent accommodation, restaurants and activities of a very high standard.

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The Mayor addressed ratepayers from Extension

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The Mayor of //Khara Hais, Me Limakatso Koloi recently addressed the ratepayers from Extension in Upington. The meeting was attended by the Mayor, Speaker and senior management. The meeting was held with the tax payers movement of Upington. The mayor and her delegation listened to the concerns of the community and promised to bring their concerns to the council which will then pronounce on the suggestions.

The council of //Khara Hais welcome the input and suggestions which they receive from the community. Public participation in the business of council is a legal requirement and is welcomed at all times.

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Payment of municipal services

Mayor Koloi

The //Khara Hais Municipality urged the residents to pay regularly for their municipal services.

The municipality commended the residents and businesses which are paying for their services. The Municipality said that a good payment culture can improve service delivery.

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Burgemeester besoek skole

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Die Burgemeester van //Khara Hais Munisipaliteit, Me Limakatso Koloi het onlangs skole in die munisipale gebied besoek. Die doel van die besoek was om te kyk of skole op hulle eerste dag gereed is om onderrig te gee.

Van die skole wat sy besoek het is Olyvenhoudtsdrift Primêre skool, Olyvenhoudsdrift Intermidiêre skool. Sy het ook ‘n besoek aan Cornelius Jansen Intermidiêre skool afgelê.

Die Burgemeester was beindruk met die gereedheid en ouer betrokkenheid by die skole.

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Burgemeester wil vandalisme laat hok slaan

Mayor Koloi

Die Burgemeester van //Khara Hais Munisipaliteit, Me Limakatso Koloi het onlangs skole in die munisipale gebied besoek. Die doel van die besoek was om te kyk of skole op hulle eerste dag gereed is om onderrig te gee.

Tydens haar besoek het sy opgemerk dat vandalisme en bende bedrywighede nog op skole plaasvind. Sy het gesê dat dit onmiddelike aandag nodig het.

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