PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
Bolsheviks Partysa
 
Comments: 2
Article views: 3
 
 
Latest Badges:

 
View all Bolsheviks Partysa's badges.
 

Dysfunctionality the route of all failures!

21 June 2014, 19:15

Government policy and especially the policy of cadre deployment into positions of power within the sphere of Municipalities, has had disastrous effects on service delivery to but say the least.

In the 20 years of democracy we have seen, witnessed all of the incapacities that those unqualified, uneducated, inexperienced people whom have been deployed into the positions, and how they have ruined whatever was still there, to absolutely nothing.

And to make it worse, those ones that were deployed to fulfill a mandate that is synergy to the position that they are being deployed into, comes with a very healthy and substantial pay package, and at the end of the day, service delivery is sacrificed in that the municipality are paying more and more on remuneration, perks and benefits, than what is being spent on service delivery and or infrastructure development.

Evidence of these inequalities and in-balances are evident when advertisements are placed in the media to fill vacant positions and then to see that incumbents, whom only have to have a grade 12 qualification, are actually being paid close on R 1,0 million per year! This is ludicrous and amounts to mismanagement and maladministration to say but the least.

The first priority of local, district councils should be vested in infrastructure development which through decay and a lack of maintenance on it, has resulted in the collapse of infrastructure, and leading to protests marches, in some cases even violent in nature.

To blame the collapse of infrastructure on the previous policy of ‘apartheid’ is but ridiculous, as anything had to be maintained and has a specific life cycle, but through proper maintenance, the life span can be extended.

It is like a car – you can’t just drive it, you have to service and maintain it – so is that concept to difficult to understand that you have failed to maintain something, admit to your failure, than to blame something that is totally irrelevant.

Government in all of its propaganda, stress that it would be prioritizing on service delivery, yet one can be assured of the fact that those promises will remain as exactly that.

The past 20 years has been evidence to the fact that nothing is ever driven to functionality and or good administration and governance being prevalent for the benefit of the people.
Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.

 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Peter Hollander
The best joke of this year...

The ANC can not anymore correct itself from their current destructive ways. What does the sayying says: it's got to get even much worse before it can get better. Read more...

0 comments 354 views
Submitted by
ohomen171
8 life lessons I've learnt the pa...

By the grace of God and the help of a long-list of kind and wonderful people, I have made it to 69 years. I outlived my dear father by nine years. So what wisdom do I have to share with you? Read more...

0 comments 140 views
Submitted by
Brayton September
Our future is in our hands

It's common for people to point the finger at their president or government when the sky begins to fall. That is why many people believe, the problems in South Africa can be solved by simply electing the right president. Read more...

0 comments 50 views
Submitted by
Siego Plumbing Corner
ANC Decides

There is no amount of money that should erase the memories of oppression, the drive of ANC and other black consciousness movements leaders, better life for all.  Read more...

0 comments 122 views
Submitted by
ohomen171
My "Chinese Mafia"

Every now and then I go down to San Mateo and visit with a group of people with my nickname of: The Chinese Mafia. Read more...

0 comments 104 views
Submitted by
Stream of Gold
War

A train ride to the border, PW is paying. A Buffel ride to a base far away. This is home now. Read more...

0 comments 97 views
 

services

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2017 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.