‘Release the whole tape’

2020-02-12 14:56

Release the whole tape, not just the edited version.

Action on dereliction

2020-02-03 15:17

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.

City debtors default

2020-01-30 15:05

At least 4 000 of the City’s customers who signed agreements to make monthly payments to repay their debts have defaulted several times.

Mowers working overtime in Msunduzi

2020-01-27 15:00

Msunduzi employees were working overtime on Sunday to mow the grass verges along Hyslop, Town Bush and Old Howick roads.

City guns for ‘bad buildings’

2020-01-21 15:00

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.

Msunduzi: home of filth and stink

2020-01-09 17:16

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.

City services for nothing

2019-12-30 13:47

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.

City fleet ‘is abused’

2019-12-09 15:00

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 mum as electricity billing bungles pile up

2019-11-21 16:10

A Prestbury man says he has been threatened with an electricity disconnection despite Msunduzi billing him with his home’s previous owner’s details.

Treasury tells Msunduzi to adjust ‘unfunded’ budget

2019-11-05 14:27

National Treasury has instructed the cash-strapped Msunduzi to adjust its “unfunded” 2019/20 budget, which had a projected deficit of R72 million.


City whips slack staff

2020-02-06 11:55

Msunduzi is finally cracking the whip on its unruly workforce.

Parts of Edendale dry after excavation exposes pipeline

2020-01-30 15:29

Taps have run dry in parts of Edendale.

Debt plan outcry

2020-01-27 15:00

Msunduzi has rejected allegations that its recently appointed panel of “ruthless” debt collectors was brought in to harass residents of the northern suburbs.

Woman claims City staff mocked her for Arabic name

2020-01-21 15:00

A woman has complained of being mocked by City Hall staff for her Arabic name and for not providing a praise name.

Battle to keep city clean

2020-01-17 15:18

While the municipality appears to be making efforts to clean up the CBD, surrounding suburbs are still clogged with rubbish and illegal dumping.

Battle over Midlands metro

2020-01-06 15:00

The two big Midlands municipalities, Msunduzi and uMgungundlovu, are muscling up against each other to become a regional metro.

Teenager gets shock from exposed illegally connected wire

2019-12-11 15:17

A teenager was given a severe electric shock by an exposed illegally connected wire outside an informal settlement on Firwood Road in Northdale.

City initiative ‘abused’

2019-12-03 15:20

Some Msunduzi staff are trying to get the workplace skills programme to pay for their private interests.

City plantations plundered

2019-11-19 15:55

The City’s commercial plantations are being pillaged and there are renewed calls for their management to be outsourced so that the revenue from them can make a bigger contribution to the municipal coffers.

City blitzkrieg on litter

2019-10-24 15:14

Msunduzi on Wednesday embarked on a citywide blitz on litter and much-needed repairs but Mayor Mzimkhulu Thebolla urged residents and businesses to do their bit, saying the municipality can’t do it alone.

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