Mandy Wiener | Residents of failed municipalities, now is the time to take the power back

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Bishop Vincent Jones is one of several independent candidates hoping to win a ward in Emfuleni Local Municipality.
Bishop Vincent Jones is one of several independent candidates hoping to win a ward in Emfuleni Local Municipality.
Zintle Mahlati

All we've been hearing are promises and more promises every municipal election, but we never see any actual improvement. Mandy Wiener writes that those tired of inaction in their failed municipalities and who decide to stand as independent candidates should be applauded.

By now, we know, or at least should, that this upcoming municipal election is not about national issues or leaders of political parties and their personal implosions.

It is about service delivery at grassroots level.

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