ANC-led Emfuleni throws away over R60 million

by Kingsol Chabalala MPL – DA Gauteng Constituency Head-Emfuleni North The DA is shocked to learn that the ANC-led Emfuleni Local Municipality has wasted over R60 million on the purchasing of dustbins, grass cutting and cleaning campaigns. In our view this is a highly inflated price tag. This was revealed…

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Evaton North library finally opens after DA pressure

Four months ago, Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (SACR) MEC, Faith Mazibuko succumbed to the DA’s pressure in responding to questions in the Legislature on the failure to open the long-awaited Evaton North library and blamed Emfuleni Local Municipality for the delay. Now, however, after contractors completed the construction of…

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Emfuleni finances a ticking time-bomb

Gauteng Finance MEC Barbara Creecy admitted to the Gauteng Provincial Legislature this week, that the Emfuleni Local Municipality is in dire financial distress. MEC Creecy noted that the municipality is currently repaying a R103 million overdraft. Notwithstanding this, the local municipality is now applying for an additional overdraft of R500…

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