48 service delivery protests so far this year

2014-04-03 12:53

There has been a major service delivery protest against local government roughly every second day so far this year, which could result in a new record, Municipal IQ says.

Protests are spiralling, study finds

2012-06-17 16:45

2012 could be remembered as the year of service delivery protests if South Africans continue to take to the streets at their current rate, a survey shows.

Open toilets 'symbolise lack of delivery'

2011-05-13 22:43

The so-called "cabriolet" toilets have become a powerful symbol of failed service delivery ahead of the local government elections, a political analyst says.


SA has a protest every two days

2013-01-21 11:21

South Africa’s wave of service delivery protests is far greater than previously imagined, with official police data revealing more than 3 000 protests in the past four years.

R250m payouts for former councillors

2012-01-04 10:14

Taxpayers will be coughing up about R250m for bonuses to be paid to former councillors who were not re-elected in last year’s local government elections.

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