Amid inside information that Madibeng once again owes Eskom more than R40 million the High Court threw a lifeline to the industrial area in Brits ordering the electricity supply company not to cut the power supply to local factories.
“It is an open secret that councillors and council officials continue to gain weight due to overeating while the majority of residents sleep with an empty stomach.”
Electricity supply to the Madibeng municipal area will be cut by Eskom early in January if Madibeng does not pay its outstanding account of over R90 million.
All the votes for Madibeng have been counted and the final results were release at 13:00 on Friday.
Vote counting at the Independent Election Commission centre in Pretoria slowed down at 09:00 on Friday morning in order to give their staff a break before the last few votes will be counted this afternoon.
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Twee raadslede van die Madibeng munisipaliteit het Woensdag kriminele klagtes teen die minister van waterwese en die administrateur van Madibeng ingedien.
The entire staff in the Madibeng municipality’s creditors department were suspended this week after a fraudulent payment of over R300 000.
The sewage system in the Refentse settlement that allegedly cost R2 million last year has become a serious health concern in this settlement.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have accused the African National Congress (ANC)-led Madibeng municipality of allowing corruption to spread while ignoring the water crisis in the region.
Randwater continues to choke the water supply to Xanadu, Birdwood, Meerhof, Ifafi and parts of Melodie.