Cash-strapped uMgungundlovu District scrambles for subsidy

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The cash-strapped uMgungundlovu District had to scramble to present a 2020/21 budget adjustment at the eleventh hour or risk losing its equitable share subsidy from the National Treasury.
The cash-strapped uMgungundlovu District had to scramble to present a 2020/21 budget adjustment at the eleventh hour or risk losing its equitable share subsidy from the National Treasury.

The cash-strapped uMgungundlovu District had to scramble to present a 2020/21 budget adjustment at the eleventh hour or risk losing its equitable share subsidy from the National Treasury.

The adjustment to the budget that was adopted in June was presented at Monday’s special council, where the DA recused itself saying the meeting was illegal as the agendas were received late, on Sunday.

Numerous apologies from the management did nothing to persuade the opposition party to stay in the meeting.

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