This deadly virus is forcing all of us to take a breath and to slow down, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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There is a move afoot to try and stop Msunduzi from appointing the new municipal manager, Madoda Khathide.
Opposition parties have slammed Msunduzi’s use of scare tactics by threatening disconnections in attempts to get defaulting customers to pay their accounts.
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THE City has started profiling derelict and “problematic” buildings as it prepares to ask the high court to have some of them eventually demolished and illegal businesses closed down.
At least 4 000 of the City’s customers who signed agreements to make monthly payments to repay their debts have defaulted several times.
Msunduzi employees were working overtime on Sunday to mow the grass verges along Hyslop, Town Bush and Old Howick roads.
Msunduzi is gearing up to approach the high court over derelict and “problematic” buildings which are not only a health hazard but have also contributed to the grime, urban decay and the overall decline of the city.
Pietermaritzburg is filthy and it stinks, ANC heavyweights Zweli Mkhize and Blade Nzimande said on Wednesday in a rebuke to the city’s leadership and the ANC in the region.
Some of the city’s residents neither have water meters nor remember the last time they bought prepaid electricity vouchers, but they continue to enjoy municipal services.
Msunduzi's expenditure committee has raised concerns about the abuse of the City’s fleet and recommended that council pay close attention to this.
Msunduzi Municipality has established a municipal joint operation committee that will operate from its disaster department during the 21-day lockdown period.
On October 2, 2019, a few weeks after I had been entrusted with the responsibility of leading Msunduzi Municipality, I visited the offices of The Witness.
Msunduzi is finally cracking the whip on its unruly workforce.
Taps have run dry in parts of Edendale.
Msunduzi has rejected allegations that its recently appointed panel of “ruthless” debt collectors was brought in to harass residents of the northern suburbs.
A woman has complained of being mocked by City Hall staff for her Arabic name and for not providing a praise name.
While the municipality appears to be making efforts to clean up the CBD, surrounding suburbs are still clogged with rubbish and illegal dumping.
The two big Midlands municipalities, Msunduzi and uMgungundlovu, are muscling up against each other to become a regional metro.
A teenager was given a severe electric shock by an exposed illegally connected wire outside an informal settlement on Firwood Road in Northdale.
Some Msunduzi staff are trying to get the workplace skills programme to pay for their private interests.
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