Premier vows to get govt to pay councils

2013-11-15 00:00

KWAZULU-NATAL Premier Senzo Mchunu yesterday assured delegates to the South African Local Government Association (Salga) that his government would work with municipalities to ensure departments paid their portion of R11,2 billion owed to councils.

Salga provincial chairperson Welcome Mdabe later told reporters that of the total amount owed, R1,2 billion was bad debt, unlikely to be recovered. 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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