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.
The Randwater supply to Meerhof, Ifafi and parts of Melodie (including Birdwood and Xanadu) is being choked due to the Madibeng Municipality’s failure to pay the outstanding account.
Following a rapid intervention aimed at making sure that water resources are available to all communities in Madibeng, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) is on course to complete this task as soon as possible, the department said in a statement.