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The top ten municipal culprits not paying Eskom debt
The top ten municipal culprits not paying Eskom debt
The top 10 defaulting municipalities owe Eskom R9.73-billion, and a parliamentary committee has resolved to meet with them to find out why they are...
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...
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,...
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...
Construction cartel: Salga wants access to full records
Construction cartel: Salga wants access to full records
The Competition Commission legal counsel David Unterhalter said the challenge was to punish illegal behaviour but not to make fines so high that it...
Local government's unclean financial reports in a spin cycle
Local government's unclean financial reports in a spin cycle
The reports are a monumental embarrassment to local government as a whole. Yet the head of the South African Local Government Association, the body...
Battle lines drawn as municipal wage negotiations begin
Battle lines drawn as municipal wage negotiations begin
"The parties have a huge mountain to climb after Salga responded with a below inflation increase in response to the joint demands of the trade...
Motlanthe laments pace of infrastructure development
Motlanthe laments pace of infrastructure development
The pace of infrastructure development is lagging behind what the country needs, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said on Friday.
Traditional Courts Bill out of step
Traditional Courts Bill out of step
New laws governing traditional courts could strip 22-million rural South Africans -- and women in particular -- of some of their most basic rights....
Gordhan condemns rate boycotts
Gordhan condemns rate boycotts
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has slammed ratepayer groups who refuse to pay their rates and place their money in trust accounts.
Busa challenges Salga on metro tax
Busa challenges Salga on metro tax
Business Unity SA (Busa) has asked for a meeting with the SA Local Government Association (Salga) to discuss a proposed tax on business in South...
Cape Town strikers wreak havoc while JHB stays calm
Cape Town strikers wreak havoc while JHB stays calm
It's been a tale of two cities during this year's municipal workers' strike.

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