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Councillors – MEC cannot place Madibeng under administration

During yet another heated virtual council meeting of the Madibeng municipality on Monday, the Madibeng mayor and a number of councillors protested against the...

Madibeng losses for water and electricity a whopping R327 million

Madibeng lost R151.1 million and R176.3 million respectively in revenue due to water and electricity distributions losses, the Auditor-General (AG) said in his municipal...

Madibeng in a mess

A truckload of rubbish was dumped on the Madibeng municipality’s doorstep early on Saturday morning, turning the municipal building into a refuse dump. At this...

Madibeng se voertuie ‘afgeskakel’ weens skuld

Madibeng se voertuie ‘afgeskakel’ weens wanbetaling Die Madibeng-munisipaliteit kan tans geen munisipale dienste, waarvoor voertuie gebruik word, lewer nie omdat die hele munisipale vloot...

Madibeng still owes Eskom R110 in arrears debt

Although the Madibeng Municipality has paid R130 million towards their Eskom debt, it still owes R110 million. “The R138 million debt was reduced by...

Madibeng se voertuie ‘afgeskakel’ weens wanbetaling

Die Madibeng-munisipaliteit kan tans geen munisipale dienste, waarvoor voertuie gebruik word, lewer nie omdat die hele munisipale vloot voertuie elektronies geïmmobiliseer is deur die maatskappy van wie dit gehuur word.

Madibeng under administration, again – mayor reportedly wants to oppose it in court

During a chaotic virtual council meeting of the Madibeng Municipality on Friday afternoon, the MEC for the North West Provincial Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) again placed the municipality under Section 139 (1) (b) administration.

Madibeng employee in jail – accused of murder – but we still pay him

An employee of the Madibeng Municipality, who is accused of murder, has been paid a monthly salary of almost R40 000 for the past year while he has been in jail.

Madibeng allegedly spent R 1 billion on leased vehicles – SCOPA

The Madibeng municipality allegedly spent R1 billion on leased vehicles in the 2017/2018 financial year, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) said this week.

Madibeng did not “come back” to Eskom over R138 million debt

Eskom has revised its final decision to interrupt the power supply to Madibeng due to the municipality’s R138 million outstanding debt.

SALGA proposes salary freeze for municipal employees

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has proposed a total freeze of salary increases (which came into effect on 1 July) in response...

DA calls for suspension of Madibeng officials involved in fraudulent debit orders and irregular VBS investment

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Madibeng has called for the suspension of Madibeng officials that were involved in fraudulent municipal debit orders revealed in...
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