For Immediate Release
13 May 2016
Ten Neglected Open Spaces to be Transformed Into Mini Parks
In celebrating youth month and youth leaders, eThekwini Municipality in partnership with an all-female youth organisation, Imbumba Yembokodo, have embarked on a campaign to clean up neglected open spaces and transform them into recreation facilities for communities.
The clean-up campaign began on Monday, 13 June 2016 and will run until 27 June 2016.
The Municipality has identified 10 neglected spaces and dump sites in townships and suburbs that will be converted into green recreational spaces this month. These spaces will be converted into 10 Mini Parks that will be fitted with benches and playing equipment. The clean-up drive follows the success of converting a dump site on Zulu Road in KwaMashu into a safe, clean and green facility in May.
Members of the media are invited to be part of this initiate. This week’s clean-ups will be as follows:
Monday, 13 June 2016 – (jasmine Place, Radcliffe, Verulam)
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 – (No 6 Mxokozeli Hlatshwayo Street (108818 Street)
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 - (F Section, Ntuzuma Township, Impisi grove nearby house no 1580)
Friday, 17 June 2016 – (Shelembe Rd. Mpumalanga town ship unit 3)
The event starts from 7h00 to 17h00 every day for the next two weeks.
RSVP: Simphiwe Dlamini on or on 0827926899.
Issued by eThekwini Municipality Head of Communications Unit, Tozi Mthethwa
For more information members of the media can contact Thulani Mbatha on 0313114820 or email: or Princess Nkabane on 031 311 4818 or email:
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