municipalities

 
​The shit still flows through Deneysville and Refengkgotso
​The shit still flows through Deneysville and Refengkgotso
The fence is new: green, imposing and too high to climb over. But it does little to stop the milky-white sewage flowing — knee-deep —...
AG berates municipality leaders
AG berates municipality leaders
Municipal leaders in councils across the country were so preoccupied with the run-up to last year’s local government elections that they...
ANC talks tough on land, wealth tax and minimum wage
ANC talks tough on land, wealth tax and minimum wage
Still recalibrating after last year’s local election defeats and amid escalating tensions among its top leaders, the ANC plan for 2017 is to manage...
​No money? No problem! SA's municipalities splurge on entertainment they can’t afford
​No money? No problem! SA's municipalities splurge on entertainment they can’t afford
Several local municipalities have racked up millions of rands in entertainment bills that far exceed their income.
​Bargain with the ANC to get the right budget, says ex-Jo’burg mayor Parks Tau
​Bargain with the ANC to get the right budget, says ex-Jo’burg mayor Parks Tau
The City of Johannesburg’s recently upgraded credit ratings from ratings agencies Moody’s and Fitch will hang in the balance when the coalition...
Will the Democratic Alliance's blueprint work in their newly-won metros?
Will the Democratic Alliance's blueprint work in their newly-won metros?
As the Democratic Alliance takes to the seats of power once occupied by ANC councillors in three metros, its newly elected mayors have reiterated...
Municipalities splurge R1bn to mend council books
Municipalities splurge R1bn to mend council books
In the past financial year South Africa’s municipalities collectively outdid themselves (even in relation to their previous shocking record) by...
Municipalities get budget boost
Municipalities get budget boost
The department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs, now overseen by David “Des” van Rooyen, who was fleetingly finance minister...
National departments owe municipalities R4.8bn
National departments owe municipalities R4.8bn
National government departments owe municipalities R4.8-billion in unpaid services according to the department of co-operative governance and...
Water affairs silenced as sewage flows
Water affairs silenced as sewage flows
Most of South Africa's 800 municipal water treatment plants are releasing raw sewage into the country's rivers. Water affairs department officials...
How electricity powers the revenue of municipalities
How electricity powers the revenue of municipalities
As much of half of the annual income of some municipalities comes from the sale of electricity. But others don't sell any power at all....

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