Msunduzi hires service provider to verify which businesses were damaged during the unrest

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Maxwell Domingo, owner of a second-hand tyre shop in town, lost R140 000 worth of machinery and tyres after his store was looted and set on fire.
Maxwell Domingo, owner of a second-hand tyre shop in town, lost R140 000 worth of machinery and tyres after his store was looted and set on fire.
Moeketsi Mamane

Msunduzi Municipality has appointed a service provider to analyse and verify which local businesses were damaged during last month’s unrest.

Finance head Nelisiwe Ngcobo told council on Wednesday council that there were ratepayers claiming their properties had been completely destroyed in the unrest.

However, when the City tried to verify their claims, it found that at times that was not the case. “We have done our desktop exercise in terms of the properties that were affected by the unrest.

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