ANC-run Emfuleni Municipality is bankrupt

Ashor Sarupen DA Spokesperson for Social Development

National Treasury revealed alarming information about the state of financial affairs in the ANC-run Emfuleni Local Municipality with data showing that the municipality is effectively bankrupt. The report states that as at quarter four 2017, the Emfuleni municipality doesn’t have any cash on hand, with a negative cash position (or…

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DA to table Motion of No Confidence against Emfuleni Mayor

The DA has this morning notified the Emfuleni Local Municipality Speaker, Cllr Maipato Tsokolibane, on our intention to table a motion of no confidence against Mayor Simon Mofokeng as he faces charges of sexually grooming a 14-year-old girl. The DA has requested the tabling of this motion for debate for…

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Is Emfuleni’s new Municipal Manager up for the job?

The secondment of Mr Dithabe Nkoane by Gauteng MEC for Cooperative Governance, Paul Mashatile, as the Municipal Manager of Emfuleni raises questions over whether the provincial government is eager to turn around the financial mismanagement of the municipality, or if this is just another cadre deployment by the ANC in…

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ANC-led Emfuleni fails to deliver title deeds to residents

Emfuleni Local Municipality residents are in desperate need of title deeds and the uncaring ANC-led Emfuleni Local Municipality administration has issued only 684 title deeds over the past 6 years. The residents who have been occupying the RDP houses for many decades have nothing to show as a security of…

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