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Voice of the voter: Residents invited to highlight their concerns

While much attention may be focused on electing national and provincial leadership, it's crucial not to overlook the issues within our towns and neighbourhoods.

As South Africa prepares for the upcoming elections, citizens are gearing up to exercise their democratic rights and influence the trajectory of the country.

With this pivotal moment on the horizon, residents are urged to reflect on the pressing issues that affect their daily lives before heading to the polls.

Krugersdorp News is extending an invitation to all residents to speak up about their service delivery concerns.

Whether it’s the persistent problem of potholes, the frustration of frequent load-shedding, the dire state of infrastructure, the scourge of illegal mining, or the challenges facing the local economy, every voice holds significance in shaping the future of our communities. While much attention may be focused on electing national and provincial leadership, it’s crucial not to overlook the issues within our towns and neighbourhoods.

By shedding light on these local concerns, residents can make more informed decisions about the leadership they elect to represent their interests at a broader level.

“We believe in the power of community engagement and providing residents with a platform to voice their concerns,” said Greater Johannesburg editor-in-chief for Caxton Local Media Marietta Lombard.

“As South Africans exercise their democratic right, it’s vital to consider and address local service delivery challenges.”

Residents are encouraged to participate in the News’ Voice of the Voter series.

To contribute, send your leads for this editorial series to krugersdorpnews@caxton.co.za, marking the subject line as Voice of the Voter.

Include a photo illustrating the area of concern, its location and a brief description.

 
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