ANC in row over refuse initiative

2013-10-23 00:00

JOB creation in Durban’s townships through the outsourcing of refuse removal has now been hampered with claims that the initiative benefited a few businessmen rather than scores of poor people.

About 374 community-based contractors are awarded tenders, they in turn employ over 1 500 people. In terms of the tender, each contractor is paid R25 000 monthly, and each contractor must employ at least four workers from the community. 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.

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