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Urgent measures needed to address the poor state of municipalities

Local government officials must work together with citizens to ensure communities participate in decision-making that affects them

Grassroots democracy begins with open ward committees

Citizens must be given the opportunity to influence the municipal decisions that affect them

48 municipalities still owe Eskom billions – Des van Rooyen

Twenty of those municipalities had registered progress in terms of compliance, he said following a presidential coordinating council meeting.

EFF’s pseudo-radicalism gives voters a false sense of how things will really work

The Economic Freedom Fighters promise to do what no other party has achieved, with utopian rhetoric and little to no pragmatism.

Municipalities have over 13% vacancy rate – Stats SA

Stats SA on Tuesday released the annual non-financial census of municipalities, a survey that reflects selected aspects of service delivery.

Balfour stands, but fails to deliver

Despite its excellent location, investors are giving the Mpumalanga town a wide berth.

Municipal auditors intimidated, told to cover up corruption

Auditors claim to have been intimidated and instructed to cover up evidence of corruption while examining municipalities.

Proposed changes to energy laws could cost consumers

Municipal electricity consumers may become more vulnerable to increasing power charges should proposed changes be made to legislation.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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