General News

June 27, 2019

Auditor-general reveals shocking state of South Africa’s municipalities

Auditor-general (AG), Kimi Makwetu, has released the latest municipal audit results, showing an overall decline for the 2017-18 financial year. Makwetu said these deteriorating audit outcomes shows
June 27, 2019

“Searching for the Light at the End of the Tunnel.”

26 June 2019 Dear Plett Ratepayers Association Members, Let me begin by thanking you for your membership and financial support in our endeavour to restore good
June 6, 2019

Keurbooms: a fishy tale

Post written by Nina de Villiers April 10, 2019 I completed my Bachelor of Science degree in zoology and ichthyology as well as my honours in
June 5, 2019

“Laugh or Cry”

Snippets of council meeting held 31 May 2019. We found the following snippets from the 31 May Bitou Council Agenda (and Draft Budget) interesting and thought
May 29, 2019

The drop that makes a vase overflow….the great Chlorine debate

Water purification is a complex process which ends in disinfection to kill any remaining pathogens and to make the water safe for human consumption. The disinfection
May 23, 2019

2019 Service Delivery Uptick

5th April 2019 Background: Municipal IQ, a specialised local government data and intelligence organisation collects data on service delivery protests staged against municipalities (see methodology note)
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