The writer argues that the neoliberalism inherited from the colonial-apartheid state treats citizens as customers; instead of being run 'like a business', it should focus on the 'public good'.
'The high level of inequality, poverty and unemployment affects mostly women, youth and children.'
"I think what we did was to restore confidence in the minds and the hearts of South Africans."
Procurement at nearly a quarter of municipalities cannot even be audited...
Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene says at least 40% of municipalities have unfunded budgets, and only 14 of these have financial recovery plans.
Parliament's water portfolio committee has nixed the DWS plan, giving three main stakeholders 14 days to find another solution to spiralling unpaid debt.
"The constitution says the DWS has an obligation to supply citizens with water and the cutting of water would be against the constitution."
Thousands of South Africans move to urban areas in search of better opportunities, remuneration, education, work opportunities and improved services.
There are so many lessons to be learned from the horrific events at Grenfell Tower and we will be digesting them for some
Shocking Audit Outcomes For Municipalities -- We Need More To Hold Them Accountable Says Auditor-General
Once again, poor political leadership has been blamed.