South Africa

KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works Sipho "KK" Nkosi has bemoaned retrogressive actions of some people that have seen some three housing projects being stalled in Umuziwabantu Local Municipality's KwaMachi and KwaJali areas in Ugu District Municipality in southern part of the Province. MEC "KK" Nkosi said this on Tuesday 13 February 2023 when he conducted an Operation Siyahlola of these three rural housing projects in Umuziwabantu Local Municipality. MEC Nkosi also handed over a house to the Shabane family in KwaMachi Village outside the town of Harding. During the Operation Siyahlola Programme, the MEC was in the company of the contractor who promised to complete a house in six weeks for an elderly grandmother whose mud house was destroyed by heavy storms as well as another house for another family which also suffered the same fate. Among the senior Departmental officials who accompanied MEC Nkosi during the Operation Siyahlola Programme included the General Manager for Corporate Services Max Mbili and Acting Director for Ugu and Harry Gwala Districts Mvuzo Yengwa