This, the couple allege, is the result of a lack of maintenance by the metro over the years. The couple says they have never had a house inspection of their unit since they moved in.
Gadebe says those with questions, or concerns about their rentals should engage with the human settlements department official administering the respective unit.
The metro has a number of mobile clinics servicing the informal settlements across Ekurhuleni.
“Remember snakes do not have ears so they can’t hear you, but pick up vibration and movement so avoid moving a lot, otherwise it will make the them uneasy,” says Mthombeni.
This comes after the publication of the article “Metro housing an option for elderly”, where metro spokesperson Themba Gadebe explained residents at council-owned old age homes should be charged five per cent.
The sewage that periodically rises up to the surface is preventing the organisation from planting their vegetable garden.
Residents in Bakerton will soon enjoy the fun park currently under construction.
The waiting period for single pensioners is two to three years, due to high demand. However, applicants must renew the application every year.
Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina has showed his full support of the investigation by the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) into the affairs of the city’s transport department which has been authorised by President Cyril Ramaphosa
“When they set the fires, our clothes smell like burnt plastic,” says resident Barend Vorster.
Residents say the metro came around at 8pm to collect their rubbish.