Municipal

Madibeng – Another R1,25 billion down the drain

The Madibeng municipality in Brits was the biggest contributor to unauthorised expenditure in 2014-15 according to the Auditor-General’s 2014/15 municipal report, released last week.

Rainwater harvesting project for Madibeng

In Madibeng alone, 200 above ground rainwater harvesting tanks benefitting 200 selected indigent households in areas such as Fafung, Jonathan, Klipvoorstadt and Kwarriekraal were installed.

Madibeng still paying absent municipal manager

The North West Provincial Legislature’s Standing Committee on Provincial Public Accounts (SCOPA) warned the Madibeng Municipality last week for continuing to pay the former municipal manager who was seconded to another municipality, and whose secondment period ended in January 2016.

Water Affairs workers on strike over contracts and overtime

Workers of Harties Metsi a Me embarked on a strike on Wednesday at the Hartbeespoort Boat Club to protest about the lack of long-term contracts, discrepancies in overtime and annual salary increases, according to one of the workers, who wishes to remain anonymous.

Rand Water kos miljoene, maar die water vloei

Rand Water uit die Silkaatsnek Reservoir vloei al vir maande langs die R511 na Brits sonder dat dit skynbaar die Madibeng munisipaliteit pla. En intussen beloop die Rand Waterrekening miljoene per maand.

Madibeng loses state funding for not using it

The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) has informed the Madibeng municipality that it is withholding R20 million of the Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) because the grant money is not spent.

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