There was a sea of faces of all age groups from ward 6 and 7 in Sabie. The residence comes in numbers to attend the Imbizo on which they share and discuss challenges. The gathering was held on January 18th at Simile Community Hall in Sabie.
“I’m waiting to hear what the mayor is going to say, I last saw the mayor last year in November during the march for water and electricity,” one attendee said.
“There is a need for a closer connection between political practice and political theorizing because they promise things which are on paper but not to put into practise,” said an angry resident from Harmony Hill.
However, through her speech, Mashigo-Sekgobela encouraged community members to join hands in addressing the social challenges faced by the society. In her presentation, she addressed issues including service delivery, rates and taxes, human settlements, electricity, water and sanitation, respectively.