Zuma complains about lazy South Africans

2015-03-25 08:52

If he were a dictator, he would change a few things, President Jacob Zuma says. And he would start with what he views as a creeping laziness in society.

ANC welcomes municipal audits

2014-07-30 22:42

The African National Congress has welcomed the progress of financial management by municipalities, as announced in the release of the 2012/13 municipal audit outcomes.

Mopani gets water back

2014-06-14 07:37

Water has been restored in the Mopani district municipality after the supply to some areas was cut.

Municipal changes weighed in 2016

2013-11-13 16:50

The Municipal Demarcation Board will consider new municipal boundary proposals for redetermination only after the 2016 municipal elections, the board says.

Municipal workers threaten mass strike

2013-10-01 17:32

Samwu members will take to the streets in a national strike if negotiations with the SA Local Government Association fail to break a deadlock, the union says.

Pressure mounts on construction cartel

2013-07-05 19:03

The SA Local Government Association says it wants restitution from the construction companies implicated in a multi-million rand bid-rigging scandal.

Municipal wage talks deadlock

2013-06-19 20:09

Two municipal workers' unions have walked out of negotiations with the SA Local Government Association relating to a new collective agreement.

Salga: Eskom hike bad for municipalities

2013-03-10 12:24

An electricity tariff hike of 8% would not be good for residents getting their electricity from municipalities, says the SA Local Government Association.

Municipality probing Facebook post

2013-01-09 10:43

A Western Cape municipality is investigating a senior traffic officer for allegedly posting calls on Facebook for violence against farmers.

Samwu demands Manase report

2012-10-26 15:41

The SA Municipal Workers Union demanded that it gain access to the full controversial Manase forensic audit report on fraud and corruption.


Unions reject Salga offer

2015-03-04 19:00

Unions have rejected SA Local Government Association's three-year wage increase proposal during the first round of negotiations for municipal workers.

Contingencies in place for SA water shortages

2014-06-24 14:30

South Africa will have a water shortage in future but contingency plans are in place, the SA Local Government Association says.

KZN gets biggest budget transfer

2014-02-26 14:39

KwaZulu-Natal has received the largest budget of all the provinces in terms of equitable share, according to the 2014 Budget.

Cosatu expresses support for striking workers

2013-10-06 09:57

Cosatu has expressed support for striking workers in local government, beverage and components sectors.

Better leadership is needed - Salga

2013-08-07 21:05

Municipalities need strong political leadership to overcome a myriad of problems, the SA Local Government Association says.

Govt launches plan for small business

2013-07-03 18:47

The government has announced guidelines to reduce municipal red tape to help small business development.

MEC: Workshop not abuse of money

2013-05-08 14:45

Eastern Cape local government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane has dismissed suggestions that a recent provincial councillors' workshop was an abuse of taxpayers' money.

R81bn owed to municipalities

2013-03-05 14:35

At least R81bn is owed to municipalities for services, the SA Local Government Association says.

Councillors set to get risk insurance

2012-12-15 22:29

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Richard Baloyi has instructed all municipalities to take special risk insurance for councillors, according to a report.

Samwu gather for wage strike in Durban

2012-10-26 13:27

Hundreds of municipal workers have started gathering at Currie's Fountain stadium in Durban for a protest against the SA Local Government Association over a labour court ruling.

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