Leadership failures blamed for collapsing local government

With an expenditure budget of R719-billion in the 2019-20 financial year, most of the 257 municipalities in the country have regressed, squandered money, or have not been able to account for or report on how billions have been spent. 

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Athandiwe Saba
Athandiwe Saba

Athandiwe Saba is a multi award-winning journalist who is passionate about data, human interest issues, governance and everything that isn’t on social media. She is an author, an avid reader and trying to find the answer to the perfect balance between investigative journalism, online audiences and the decline in newspaper sales. It’s a rough world and a rewarding profession.

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