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KZN COGTA MEC HLOMUKA TO CONDUCT BY-ELECTION MONITORING PROGRAMME IN ETHEKWINI

Twelve wards within the province of KZN will be hosting by-elections tomorrow, Wednesday 11 November. As part of oversight over the sphere of local government in the province, KZN MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka will be visiting voting stations in the eThekwini metro (Wards 81 and 84) to monitor the by-elections.

During this visit, Hlomuka will be joined by the Chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Glen Mashinini. The by-elections, which are taking place for the first time since the country went into lockdown, are an important mechanism in safeguarding democracy in the sphere of local government in the province.

Members of the media are invited to attend this engagement, the details of which are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 11 November 2020

First Venue: Isikhumbuzo Primary School, uMlazi C Section, Sbusiso Mdakane Road (eThekwini metro Ward 81)

Time: 07:15 am

Second Venue: Apostolic Faith Mission Paradise Church, AA Section uMlazi. (eThekwini metro Ward 84)

Time: 08:30 am

Third Venue: Ingelosi Church, eNgonyameni, Ward 84

Time: 09:15 am