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AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

Volunteers fill municipal-sized hole

Athandiwe Saba continues her reporting with a story about the people of Standerton who have taken it on themselves to fix things

Lekwa municipality won’t answer questions about why children died in fire

Three children are dead. More than a dozen homes have been gutted by fires in the past six months. And, as the Mail &...

Editorial: Corrupt, negligent municipalities kill

Local government has long been the site of gross mismanagement and corruption. Both of these deny people their hopes and dreams and can lead to them also losing their lives.

No firetruck to save three siblings

Lekwa Municipality has been without a fire engine for six months — even though half a million rand has been paid for the rental of two

Tens of millions spent on repairs but sewage still flows in the Vaal

The Vaal River is the lifeblood for almost 50% of the South African population yet at its banks around the Lekwa municipality, sewage flows into it

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