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Call for Public Servants to Roll Up Sleeves and Serve

South Africa’s public servants have been encouraged to roll up their sleeves and ensure that delivery systems and infrastructure is working to the benefit of all citizens.

Team Sent to End Mooi River Protest

Pretoria - A high-level rapid response team has been sent to the Mooi Mpofana Local Municipality to end the protest action, which is blocking traffic on the busy N3 highway near Mooi River.

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  • Call for Public Servants to Roll Up Sleeves and Serve +

    South Africa’s public servants have been encouraged to roll up their sleeves and ensure that delivery systems and infrastructure is Read More
  • Team Sent to End Mooi River Protest +

    Pretoria - A high-level rapid response team has been sent to the Mooi Mpofana Local Municipality to end the protest action, Read More
  • What are the Different Types of Boundary Re-determinations? +

    The Municipal Demarcation Board undertakes three broad types of municipal outer boundary determinations where the criteria are applied deferentially and Read More
  • The Municipal Systems Act +

    The Constitution of South Africa envisages a robust local government system, which can provide democratic and accountable government for local Read More
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Infrastructure Development

Promotes accelerated infrastructure delivery in order to strengthen implementation of municipal infrastructure development at local government to targeted communities in order to eradicate backlogs and enable access to basic services.  During 2009/10 financial year, the sub-programme increased access to basic services by 1.2 million on basic water, 687 070 on basic sanitation, 965 636 on roads and community lighting by 464 183. 

 

The target for 2010/11 financial year is 1.4 million for basic water, 808 070 for basic sanitation, 1.1 million for roads and 540 186 for community lighting.  Access to free basic services by poor households during 2009/10 financial amounted to 87% for free basic water and 87% for free basic electricity.  The targets for free basic water and electricity for the 2010/11 financial year is 90% and 89% respectively.  Funding for basic services is provided through the Municipal Infrastructure Grant.