Date: 2021-10-04 06:41:30
Mayor Kaunda convenes eThekwini crime webinar following the release of crime statistics
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
06 AUGUST 2020
MAYOR KAUNDA CONVENES ETHEKWINI CRIME WEBINAR FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF CRIME STATISTICS
EThekwini Municipality Mayor Mxolisi Kaunda will, on Saturday 8 August 2020, lead a Mayoral Community Mobilisation Campaign Against Crime Webinar under the theme ‘Communities reclaiming their rightful position in the fight against crime’ to tackle the scourge in eThekwini.
Following a release of latest crime stats by Police Minister Bheki Cele which indicated that uMlazi and Inanda were identified as the hotspots for sexual offences, Mayor Kaunda will lead an interactive webinar with stakeholders from different sectors and crime fighting structures. Statistics also revealed that eThekwini contributes more than 45 percent towards crime statistics in KwaZulu-Natal.
Among the stakeholders that will participate in the discussion include the KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety and Liaison Department, the KwaZulu-Natal Community Crime Prevention Association, the Municipality’s Safer Cities Unit, the South African Police Service, eThekwini Metro Police, Community Policing Forums, men, women and youth forums, association of African nationals, Interfaith and Traditional Leadership, Business Forums, Traditional Healers Forums, Local Clinic Committees, School Governing Bodies, local NGOs and NPOs, sports bodies and arts and culture associations.
Although the Webinar will tackle challenges of crime in eThekwini, it will have a special focus on effective ways to eradicate crime in uMlazi. This will be followed by Inanda and a date for the second Webinar will be communicated in due course.
Details of the Webinar are as follows:
Date: Saturday, 08 August 2020
9am to 2pm
To join the Webinar, please follow this link: https://bit.ly/30xWF1F
The Webinar will be LIVE streamed on @eThekwiniM (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube). Members of the public are encouraged to watch live.
To RSVP, kindly send details to Silindile.firstname.lastname@example.org
or 073 332 9639.
Issued by the Mayor’s Office. For more information, kindly contact Mayoral Spokesperson Mluleki Mntungwa on 060 974 1140.