Most South African Municipalities Not Delivering for Citizens
If the South African public were ever in doubt at the reasons for service delivery protests in townships and municipalities, a closer look should be taken at the municipal audit report released by Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu who expressed concern at the financial mismanagement at municipal level. Just 18 out of 257 municipalities received a clean audit.
"We want the mayor to give us proper places to stay," said a protestor from the Western Cape town of Vredenburg where service delivery protests for better housing and ... Read more »
Protesters at a Cape Town informal settlement (file photo)
Service delivery protests forming part of the Total Shutdown movement have returned to Tshwane, with residents citing high electricity rates and the lack of sanitation among their ... Read more »
Police officers used live ammunition at a service delivery protest in Laudium, near Pretoria. Meanwhile, President Jacob Zuma, who didn't address protesters in Vuwani, said that ... Read more »
The informal settlement of Imizamo Yethu in Cape Town's Hout Bay has seen the roads being blocked and tyres and informal structures set alight. Protesters are calling on the ... Read more »
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