Municipal

Madibeng one of the top three irregular spenders but not placed under administration

Despite the fact that the Madibeng municipality incurred R562 million in irregular expenditure during the 2016/2017 financial year and rates as one of the top municipalities which contributed to the most irregular expenditure in the country, it is not one of the eight municipalities in North West that were placed under administration the past week.

Madibeng appears before SCOPA over VBS investment

The Madibeng municipality is one of four municipalities in the North West which invested in the VBS Mutual Bank that has to appear before the Provincial Public Accounts Committee (Scopa) to account for the investment.

IT mogul holds Madibeng’s computer system ‘ransom’

The information technology company that was responsible for the shutdown of the Madibeng municipality’s operations last week, seem to be holding the municipality’s information and communications technology (ICT) equipment ransom for R22 million, while its director/owner is currently serving a suspended sentence after being convicted of fraud.

Sewage spills threaten health crisis

Sewage spills in Hartbeespoort have now become a health threat and it is feared that boreholes in the area might now be polluted.

Municipality wants to send mayor on a million rand trip

The bankrupt Madibeng Municipality, that is struggling to pay it service providers, now wants to send its mayor and newly appointed municipal manager to Malaysia at a whopping cost of over a R1 million.

Madibeng owes almost R60 million to water suppliers

The Madibeng municipality owes just short of R60 million to bulk water suppliers and the Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane announced on Monday that municipalities that have failed to honour outstanding water bills, have until early next month to start paying their debt or the water will be choked.

Riool borrel uit wasbakke

‘n Gesondheidsrisiko dreig in Hartbeespoort na vier rioolpompstasies die afgelope week vir vyf dae buite werking was weens verstopte hooflyne. Riool het in erwe, dreine, strate en selfs in wasbakke opgestoot.
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