The reports indicated that investments of over R100m had been illegal in terms of several laws governing municipalities.
Application will be open next week, with qualifying consumers expected to receive immediate relief through a 50% debt write-off.
Outa says it remains to be seen how Aarto would classify the signs instructing drivers to pay e-tolls to force people to pay.
The DA mayor in the capital city claims a Sunday Times report is riddled with inaccuracy.
The president is hoping to make progress in the discussion towards eliminating poverty, but the US-China trade war is likely to dominate.
The DA is warning that truck drivers will also have Aarto demerit points stack up, which will rapidly leave them unable to work.

Forensic probe reveals litany of corruption in Limpopo’s Modimolle-Mookgophong municipality

In some instances, the municipality did not know who was paid via transactions.

Pay back your bonus, CEO of National Agricultural Marketing Council told

Xalisa said his performance evaluation was eventually done after he had been paid the performance bonus and there was no need to pay back the money.

Ramaphosa’s legal battles with Mkhwebane don’t impact govt work – Mthembu

He noted that some of the matters between Ramaphosa and Mkhwebane were before court.

VBS heist: ‘Heads must roll’ at municipalities over unlawful investments, says Maile

The investments were done outside the mandatory directives of Treasury and government’s existing policy prescripts, Maile’s spokesperson Castro Ngobese said.

Eskom white paper to come before Cabinet ‘soon’ – Mthembu

The minister says the paper will be discussed in the context of public finances and the country’s economy.

Public Works still owes R63m to struggling KZN municipalities         

The affected municipalities include the embattled Mooi-Mpofana municipality, which owes Eskom millions of rands, and the eThekwini metro.

Tensions between communities reach ‘boiling point’ over electricity in Port Elizabeth

Mayor Bobani promises electrification of informal settlements and removal of all illegal connections.

Ramaphosa in hot seat today over CR17 funding, ethics code

Cope’s Dennis Bloem warned against pursuing clarity on only Ramaphosa’s campaign donations while others were ignored.

Joburg kick-starts process for R22bn city revamp

The process is expected to yield about 6,500 units of affordable quality houses with rentals starting from R900 per month in the inner city.

Sharper teeth for Scopa as it agrees with SIU to work together

The agreement has the potential to bolster the efforts of the SIU to recover funds lost to the state from corruption or irregular spending.

‘Jou ma se beach’ – Cape Town unpacks swearing, other by-laws

There were many ‘tseks!’ among the politer responses to the proposal, while others quipped that they may as well also pack bail money in the cooler box.

ANC ‘deliberately collapsed Tshwane Council’, ‘misinformed public’

Mayoral spokesperson Omogolo Taunyane lambasted the party, saying the ANC ‘resorted to every trick in the book’.

Nelson Mandela Bay Speaker refuses request for Bobani no confidence meeting

The request for a special meeting was denied because the council is in recess until 20 September, according to the Speaker.

Stop hijacking social workers, KZN social development MEC pleads

Khoza called on the public to protect social workers and all department employees, saying they worked hard to protect the vulnerable in society.

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