Eldosfm News Wrap Week Ending 3 May 2019 FeaturedWritten by EldosFM News Desk
In our headlines for the week gone by we reported on the Ward 18 councillor urging residents not to illegally occupy land; Eldos motorists frustrated over fuel price hikes; Positive feedback for new Oakdale Secondary building in Ennerdale and the ANC says they are confident in securing the Riverlea vote. Read all the details in our News Wrap below.
29 April 2019
Ext. 1 Residents Urged to Refrain From Occupying Open Veld
After Eldorado Park residents took their concerns to the street in 2016 and nothing has been resolved, Eldorado Park ext1 residents took to their concerns to the streets last week Saturday saying that they have been waiting for years for feedback. According to Ward 18 Councillor Fazel Jaffer he is asking residents that they don’t invade the open space because of it being illegal.
Eldos Motorist’s Express Frustration Over Looming Petrol Price Hike
The Department of Energy has attributed various international factors, including the rise in oil prices, to the latest fuel spike. Come next month, motorists will have to fork out more for petrol as prices are set to increase by 54 cents a litre, while diesel is expected to go up by 1 cent, and a litre of illuminating paraffin will rise by 3 cents.
30 April 2019
Oakdale Receives Positive Feedback on New Building
On April 18th Ennerdale was characterised by protest action when parents, learners and community leaders took to the street to protest against poor schooling infrastructure at Oakdale secondary.
The protest resulted in 4 people being arrested and learners sustaining wounds after police fired rubber bullets.
02 May 2019
ANC Determined That They Have the Riverlea Community's Vote
Deputy secretary of African National Congress (ANC) Jessie Duarte is determined that the party is making direct and noticeable effects in Riverlea. Part of the ANC's election campaign, Duarte connected with residents even though Riverlea has been under the Democratic Alliance (DA) since the dawn of democracy. Speaking to residents about the problems and lack of housing and unemployment being the main problems, Duarte mentioned that the only way this could be resolved was by voting for the ANC.
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