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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...

Madibeng’s lack of record-keeping deliberate to hide irregularities

The Auditor-General (AG) has expressed his concern in the 2018-19 audit over the Madibeng municipality’s blatant disregard of his recommendations to investigate fraudulent payments...

Scooter driver injured because of Madibeng municipality’ sloppy work

A 28-year-old scooter driver was injured on Monday night when his scooter hit mounds of sand after swerving to avoid a hole in a road caused by a burst pipe.

Madibeng in the spotlight when Hawks make more arrests

Following the arrests of eight people in connection with the VBS Mutual bank scandal in 2018, the Hawks have indicated that more arrests are imminent with municipal officials probably next.

Madibeng does not have the money to pay Eskom

The Madibeng municipality said on Wednesday it does not have the money to pay its Eskom debt of R138 million. Eskom plans to interrupt the...

Madibeng vague about R138 million Eskom debt negotiations

Madibeng’s electricity supply from Eskom will be cut in two weeks unless the municipality settles its debt of R138. But the municipality is vague...
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