News In Phalaborwa

Ba-Phalaborwa Municipal Website

The Phalaborwa Municipality welcomes all visitors to the official website of the Municipality. This website facilitates communication between Phalaborwa Municipality and the rest of the world. The website provides complete details about Phalaborwa and also about the functioning of the municipality. The website provides up to date information about various events as well as activities of the Municipality. This website ensures transparency in the functioning of the Municipality. To visit their website, click here.

 

Direct flights to Phalaborwa from Johannesburg

Johannesburg – Phalaborwa direct flights are operated by “SA Airlink”. Phalaborwa is considered as the gateway to many places of natural attractions and The Kruger National Park is the major tourist attraction in Phalaborwa. The Phalaborwa Gate provides easy and quick access to the Kruger Park and the airport is just 2 km away from the Phalaborwa Gate. Hence so many international tourists. Phalaborwa Gate is the most ideal entry point into the Kruger National Park. After visiting the Park, tourists can take the flight back to Johannesburg and then proceed to other places.

 

Communities participate in the planning and decision making process

The Phalaborwa Municipality develops 5 year Integrated Development Plans which are reviewed annually. These Development Plans are approved after consulting with members of the various communities and by this method the communities also get the opportunity to participate in the planning and decision making process of the municipality. In the strategic planning session the municipality arranged a SWOT analysis and the strategic objectives were developed during the session. The needs and challenges were identified in that session in which there was public participation also.

 

Dale Steyn back to his original form

The cricket career of Dale Steyn was badly affected temporarily following injuries. For a few months, he was not effective as a bowler. The South African team had a series of matches against India during their tour to India. Steyn had the injury in the first test and he missed the rest of the series. India won 3 – 0. Steyn made his return to cricket and played against England in Durban and claimed 4 wickets in the first innings. He suffered a shoulder injury during the second innings and England won the series. Steyn again returned to play World Twenty 20 in India. He played only in two matches and could pick up only one wicket. Later, when Steyn picked up 2 wickets in the first test against New Zealand in Durban, it was clear that he was back to form. When the test ended as a draw, people confirmed that Steyn was back to his normal form.