Mid-term budgets to show how cities delivered on promises

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Nicole Graham.
Nicole Graham.
Thabiso Goba

Municipalities around the province are headed towards the mid-term budget review next month, and opposition parties believe that some municipalities have failed their residents.

The mid-term budget review helps in measuring the performance of municipalities on their priority programmes, among other things, and to see if the budget for those programmes was used accordingly.

eThekwini Metro has a R52,3 billion budget for the 2021/22 financial year, and promises were made (by the municipality) to improve on numerous municipal services.

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