Merafong fleecing motorists to fill its empty coffers

The Merafong Municipality has embarked on a campaign of fleecing motorists through the use of mobile camera speed traps to fill up its empty coffers. The following table shows a sharp spike in revenue collected since the start of this financial year: Month Target Collected May 17 274 619 R…

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Rooipoort Landfill site a toxic shock, DA lays charges

Despite assurances to the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) the Rooipoort landfill site in Merafong has not been upgraded by the Merafong Municipality to comply with the license it was granted. The DA will lay a charge with the Green Scorpions against Merafong Acting Municipal Manager, Romeo…

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