Illegally appointed municipal chief nets R80 000 salary

2016-12-04 06:50

An unqualified municipal manager in North West’s Ramotshere Moiloa municipality (Zeerust) has been raking in about R80 000 every month for more than half a year

South Africans not happy with service delivery - survey

2016-07-27 14:48

With eight days to go before the local government elections, South African citizens are all but satisfied with service delivery at municipal level, a survey shows.

WATCH: What you need to know about SA's metros

Following the ANC's announcement of its mayoral candidates, News24 reviews the eight metros in South Africa.

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Mailbox: That R89 000 water bill. Here’s how you can avoid Alec Hogg’s pain

2016-03-04 11:12

Alec Hogg, who was at a loss for words when he discovered his massive water bill, gets a detailed response from a professional.

State departments to be reined in over debt

2015-07-29 16:35

National and provincial departments are to face the same fate as the municipalities that were taken to task over billions they owed Eskom and the Water Boards.

Fed-up pensioners fix ECape road

2013-01-22 11:59

Pensioners in East London fixed a 2km section of damaged road after the municipality failed to do so, reports the Dispatch Online.

DA: ANC wants Joburg secrecy bill

2012-07-27 17:07

The ANC in the City of Johannesburg wants a secrecy bill for the municipality, says the Democratic Alliance.


ELECTION: Rustenberg to Estcourt; the 27 councils where no party got 50%

2016-08-08 11:39

Many previous ANC strongholds like Rustenburg and Sasolburg are on the list of cities and towns where post-election horse trading will hit fever pitch, says Alec Hogg.

Even if the EFF doesn't win, I'm always EFF - supporter

An EFF supporter says he stands by the party whatever the municipal elections outcome.

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Howick municipal services due to resume

2016-05-25 10:49

Howick residents have been left in the lurch by protesting uMngeni municipal staff who downed tools last week.

My R89 000 water bill – any suggestions on what to do now?

2016-03-03 11:14

Tips and advice for a Biznews community member who has been told he has to pay a whopping R89 000 water bill.

Suspension follows award

2015-07-28 09:49

THE Umzinyathi District Municipality council has suspended its acting municipal manager a few weeks after he won a municipal excellence award.

Salga: Unqualified staff cannot be fired

2012-08-07 16:41

Local government cannot fire unqualified staff, going contrary to Cabinet's directive to Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Richard Baloyi, reports the Business Day.

Govt warns against election promises

2011-01-16 19:44

Ahead of the local elections, the Treasury has urged municipalities not to drum up votes by promising low tariffs and massive capital expenditure.

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