Billing Crisis

I want to pay but Jo’burg won’t let me

My fresh billing crisis goes back nearly two years now

Jo’burg billing crisis: Playing politics

The Jo'burg billing crisis has become a political football, as ANC-led city officials insist the DA has no authority to step in on residents' behalf.

Minister ‘confident’ Jo’burg billing crisis can be resolved

The acting cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister has apologised to Johannesburg residents for a wide scale billing crisis.

Discounts to settle billing problems

Jo'burg residents affected by billing problems will be provided with a "favourable settlement arrangement" that includes discounts, Amos Masondo says.

Jo’burg residents protest over ‘billing crisis’

Johannesburg residents protested over council billing complaints outside the city's customer service centre in Braamfontein on Friday.

Billing battles intensify

The Johannesburg metropolitan council is dealing with an internal fracas between companies contracted to implement billing software.

Shiceka ‘victim’ of service billing

Minister Sicelo Shiceka owes Jo'burg municipality almost R35 000, but it is unclear whether his services were cut off, a media report said.

Diepsloot in deep water

In Johannesburg's Diepsloot the backyards of RDP houses are a maze of shacks that far outnumber the formal structures in whose shadow they stand.

Durban bleeds municipal funds

Gross irregular spending, the continued haemorrhaging of municipal funds in eThekwini were just some of the auditor general's findings.

The connections that disconnected Jo’burg

The seeds of the crisis in Jo'burg's billing system were sown five years ago when a R208m tender was awarded to an inexperienced company.


Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories