R1,5?bln loan for city - eThekwini owed more than R5,7?bln by govt depts and businesses

2013-10-24 00:00

THE failure by government departments, including Housing and Public Works, to pay their rates bills has forced the eThekwini Municipality to apply for a R1,5 billion loan.

Sithole said 16 government departments owed R142 million, the Ingonyama Trust R73,7 million and businesses in the city owed R195,9 million.

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