‘Time to face the music’ for city managers

2018-11-14 15:30

Discipline them.

City hopeful over drive

2018-10-29 15:00

Msunduzi Municipality expects to generate substantially more revenue from its current amnesty campaign than the R8,9 million collected during the Black Month debt write-off initiative in December last year.

Msunduzi’s debt amnesty period begins

2018-10-17 15:53

Msunduzi has 188 000 customers on its books, but a massive 69 000 are reportedly not paying their accounts.

City forks out R2 mln

2018-10-02 15:45

Failure to follow legal processes has led to Msunduzi coughing up R2 million to settle with its former head of infrastructure services, Sabatha Nomnganga.

Thieves target covers

2018-10-01 15:26

Msunduzi says manhole covers are being stolen across the city to be sold on the black market.

Premier bemoans govt mess

2018-09-27 16:21

Extreme poverty, broken promises and shoddy construction in Pietermaritzburg townships jolted the provincial cabinet to express its disappointment at the level of service the ANC-led government was rendering to Pietermaritzburg residents.

City in massive amnesty drive

2018-09-20 15:45

Msunduzi Municipality is planning to embark on a massive amnesty campaign to clear its R2 billion debtors’ book, but government departments will not benefit. This was announced by the manager of financial control...

City gets advice to trim budget

2018-09-12 15:54

The City is spending millions of rands more than it makes each month, and has been forced to dip into its depleting reserve funds.

Msunduzi ‘trying its best’ to move from disclaimer audit opinion

2018-08-31 15:00

Msunduzi is pulling out all the stops to get out of its disclaimer audit opinion, with councillors saying even a qualified opinion would be a welcome relief.

Exco refuses to allow trips arranged without regard to cost-cutting

2018-08-17 16:21

Msunduzi's executive committee has declined to approve three international trips for councillors and officials as they are not in line with the municipality’s cost containment strategy.


Call centre scores an ‘A’

2018-11-09 15:22


City to engage with bus operators for IRPTN plan

2018-10-23 15:30

Msunduzi plans to start engagements with five local bus operators whose operating routes will be affected by the integrated road public transport network (IRPTN).

‘Hands off City acting MM’

2018-10-11 15:45

The ANC caucus is divided on whether the chief financial officer Neli Ngcobo should continue to act as the municipal manager while Sizwe Hadebe is on suspension.

Billing issue comes to a boil

2018-10-02 15:45

A long-standing dispute over billing issues escalated into a heated fracas between Msunduzi staff and members of a Northdale family last week.

City budget cuts millions

2018-09-28 15:42

MSUNDUZI has adjusted its 2018/19 budget to reduce its operating expenditure by R103 million following recommendations by the National Treasury.

Report: City fleet poorly managed

2018-09-26 15:45

The municipal public accounts committee (Mpac) is concerned about the management of the City’s fleet following allegations of internal control deficiencies and the misuse of vehicles.

City admits billing bungle

2018-09-13 15:45

At last.

‘City owes us R4,2 mln’

2018-09-05 15:45

The controversial security contract between Msunduzi Municipality and Khuselani Security and Risk Management (KSA) came under the spotlight again in the high court on Tuesday.

City’s e-mail billing chaos

2018-08-24 16:20

The Msunduzi billing nightmare is far from over. After months of not e-mailing statements to its customers, Msunduzi has resumed the programme but in many instances accounts did not reach the rightful owners as they were sent to wrong addresses.

Brace for power cuts

2018-08-17 15:50

As the city braces for another rumoured round of electricity disconnections this weekend, Msunduzi has roped in “armed” guards to escort electricity contractors during a spate of disconnections last week — mainly to allow them to “break in to propert

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