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.

‘City got it wrong’, says local school

2019-10-21 16:43

Regina Primary School, in Northdale, could be next on the City’s disconnection list after it refused to pay more than R1,2 million that Msunduzi claims it owes for water.

City pulls plug on school

2019-10-15 16:32

Haythorne Secondary School’s boarders spent the weekend in darkness and could not study or even iron their uniforms after the school’s electricity was disconnected by Msunduzi Municipality.

Over 30 flaws in SAP system

2019-10-03 16:25

Msunduzi Municipality has identified more than 30 “flaws” in its controversial SAP computerised financial system, which have compromised the way Msunduzi manages its finances and placed it at risk of being defrauded.

City’s forests a free-for-all

2019-09-30 16:09

The City’s “poorly managed” plantations have become a free-for-all with timber being stolen even in broad daylight.

Rogue City staff run riot

2019-09-27 14:53

The City is under attack from rogue staff threatening its senior management and possibly sabotaging its electricity infrastructure in what is suspected to be part of a pushback campaign.

City to fill vacant posts

2019-09-20 15:00

Msunduzi has kicked off the process of filling dozens of critical positions whose vacancy was compromising the City’s functionality as some had been vacant for years.


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 sweats to pay Eskom

2019-10-23 15:18

Pay your debt or risk not getting service delivery.

Blackout sewage warning

2019-10-18 13:42

Load shedding could trigger sewage spills into the city’s rivers and streams as only two of the 36 pump stations have back-up generators.

‘System to curb delays’

2019-10-04 15:58

The business community has welcomed the introduction of the E4 web-based system that promises to reduce the turnaround time for rates clearance certificates to less than 20 days.

Anger as City hits off switch

2019-10-01 16:29

It was lights out even at the Msunduzi Prestbury ward councillor’s office when the City went on another disconnection drive this past weekend, much to the annoyance of ratepayers.

City looks for new MM

2019-09-30 16:09

The search for the new City boss has started and opposition parties are hopeful that political interference will not taint this critical appointment as it should mark a new dawn for Msunduzi.

City hit by large-scale diesel theft

2019-09-25 16:06

Hundreds of litres of diesel, amounting to more than R3,6 million, have been stolen from Msunduzi and sold by unscrupulous municipal employees around the city.

New Msunduzi Mayor: Man with a plan

2019-09-17 15:00

The City’s new leadership is prepared to take tough decisions in their mission to revitalise Msunduzi and ensure that its citizens get good governance and quality service delivery they deserve.

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