For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
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Residents in Mountain Rise, Eastwood, Sobantu and surrounds have been bearing the brunt of a strong smell of sewage for years.
Motorists driving along Himalaya Road in Belfort have for months been confronted by debris spilling onto the road because of an allegedly shoddy repair job to the adjacent pavement by Msunduzi Municipal workers.
Vagrants have taken over an abandoned house in Northdale and nearby residents are calling on the municipality to intervene.
A Pelham man has successfully won his one-year battle to get his street lights working.
In a desperate bid to highlight the municipality’s neglect, a Pietermaritzburg man has filled a roadside gutter with compost and started a herb garden as a sign of protest.
Most of the computers available for the public at the Bessie Head Library are said to be broken — and the ones that do work are “pretty much dysfunctional”.
Where is the filth coming from?
Business owners on Hoosen Haffajee Street said they have taken a “financial slap in the face” as unruly drivers, whoonga addicts and municipal issues bombard their daily lives.
If there is one common aspect to almost every query Witness Warriors receives, it is this — “We just get the silent treatment from the municipality” or “No one is answering the phones at the call centre”.
The destruction of municipal property has become a serious issue for communities who are left to suffer the consequences.
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