Salga

 
Are municipalities ready to flip the switch?
Are municipalities ready to flip the switch?
The current electricity supply and distribution industry does not serve as a viable option for local government and society as a whole. The...
Eskom to make way for new players
Eskom to make way for new players
Power utility Eskom is at a tipping point where it needs to increase its sale of electricity and make way for more players to offer alternative forms of energy. ...
Eskom’s death spiral looms large
Eskom’s death spiral looms large
Eskom is facing a fundamental crisis that is only being exacerbated by allegations of corruption and the leadership vacuum at the state power...
KZN political killings still unsolved
KZN political killings still unsolved
S’lindile Sithole, the wife of murdered Richmond municipality manager S’bu Sithole, was outwardly composed when she addressed the Moerane...
Are South Africa’s opposition-led coalition metros flexing their muscles?
Are South Africa’s opposition-led coalition metros flexing their muscles?
City governments around the world are increasingly challenging nation states when it comes to development, human rights and governance. In the US,...
Cyril Ramaphosa sets his sights on becoming 'a mayor in a small town'
Cyril Ramaphosa sets his sights on becoming 'a mayor in a small town'
If he had things his way, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa would become the mayor of a small town in Limpopo. He told this to delegates on Tuesday...
Samwu claims thousands of workers will take part in 'national strike'
Samwu claims thousands of workers will take part in 'national strike'
About 250 000 workers from 300 municipalities around the country are poised to down tools if last-ditch negotiations currently underway fail...
Corruption Watch calls for prosecution of construction cartel
Corruption Watch calls for prosecution of construction cartel
Corruption Watch on Wednesday said it made a submission to the Competition Tribunal for the hearings into the R1.46-billion settlement agreements...
SA towns seek R3.9bn reimbursement from 2010 World Cup builders
SA towns seek R3.9bn reimbursement from 2010 World Cup builders
South African towns are seeking reimbursement of as much as R3.9-billion from construction companies for overcharging on stadium and road...
R81bn is owed to municipalities, says Salga
R81bn is owed to municipalities, says Salga
"It moves [changes] every year and the interest factor affects it," South African Local Government Association (Salga) chief executive...
Salga calls for municipalities to better manage finances
Salga calls for municipalities to better manage finances
The South African Local Government Association (Salga) warns that the withholding of funds to further municipalities would affect service...

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