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AG Report: VBS Scandal Haunts Service Delivery In Limpopo’s Cash-strapped Municipalities

ROLIVHUWA SADIKI INVESTING hundreds of millions of public funds into the VBS Mutual Bank has had an adverse impact...

Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu Forecasts Bleak Future For Vhembe District Municipality

ROLIVHUWA SADIKI THE cash strapped Vhembe district municipality which lost over R300 million that was illegally invested in the...

SACP: Dozens Of VBS Mutual Bank Depositors Died Virtually Penniless, Buried As Paupers

ROLIVHUWA SADIKI SOME of the elderly persons who lost their savings with the collapse of the VBS Mutual...
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Metro News

Lawyer For Slain Unionists Who Spoke Out Against VBS Bank Investment Relives Brush With Death

The lawyer for two union members who were shot dead for demanding that those implicated in the...

Parliament’s CoGta Committee Accuses Mogalakwena Municipality Of ‘Sabotaging’ Work Of MPs

Riyaz Patel Parliament's portfolio committee on cooperative governance has accused officials at the Mogalakwena Local Municipality in Limpopo of...

Murders, Missing Millions & Misgovernment, The Sorry State That Is Mogalakwena Municipality

Lucas Ledwaba The Mogalakwena Municipality in Limpopo has been instructed to get state security forces to conduct a security...

Limpopo Municipalities Bleeding Cash Paying Suspended VBS-Linked Officials

Riyaz Patel Limpopo municipalities are haemorrhaging cash as a result of them still paying suspended officials who were...

CoGTA Committee’s Limpopo Municipality Tour Will Take In Public Meetings

Riyaz Patel The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) is continuing it's Limpopo tour to...
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KwaZulu Natal: Corruption Whistleblower Still On The Run From Assassins

SEVEN COUNCILLORS have been eliminated through the barrel of a gun in KwaZulu Natal this year alone with the latest killings...

SAMWU Threatens Protest If Municipal Workers Not Provided With PPEs

The South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) has warned that its members will stay away from work should the municipalities fail to...

Battle for Tshwane: MEC Lebogang Maile Has Sabotaged Service Delivery in the City

INSIDE METRO’s Chief Reporter LUCAS LEDWABA speaks to Tshwane’s DA mayoral candidate Randall Williams about his future plans for the city and...

SALGA: COVID-19 Hits Hard Ailing Municipalities Already in ‘ICU’

The outbreak of the novel Corona virus will impact on municipalities’ revenue collection. Senior Correspondent LUCAS LEDWABA asked...

Transparency The Only Way To Gain People’s Trust – Ekurhuleni CFO Lerutla

Brentwood Park resident Kagiso Lerutla was recently appointed as the new chief financial officer (CFO) of the Ekurhuleni metro. A qualified...

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EFF Wants ANC Mayor Bawinile Nhlabathi Axed For Alleged Vicious Assault

Sandile Motha The family of a man who was beaten to a pulp allegedly by a KwaZulu-Natal municipality mayor and...

Ramaphosa: Coronavirus Lockdown Has Gravely Exacerbated a Longstanding Problem of Food Security in SA

Cyril Ramaphosa Many countries around the world have imposed coronavirus lockdowns with a view to saving the lives of their...

South Africa Needs To End The Lockdown: Here’s a Blueprint For Its Replacement

By Shabir Madhi, Alex van den Heever, David Francis, Imraan Valodia, Martin Veller, Michael Sachs, University of the Witwatersrand

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina Pledges to Donate 33% Of His Salary To Solidarity Fund

Charles Molele Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina has pledged to donate 33% of his salary to the Solidarity Fund over...

Bernie Sanders Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Race for President

Sydney Ember Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Wednesday, concluding a quest for...