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Residents Urged to Visit Customer Centres to Get Municipal Bills

The City of Ekurhuleni has called on residents who are not receiving their printed municipal account statements due to the Post Office strike to make use of other options offered to view their monthly statement.

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South Africa Continues to Set Trends in the Continent’s Local Governance

The Deputy Chairperson for United Cities Local Government for Africa, Thabo Manyoni, says South Africa is ranked amongst top five countries when it comes to local government services.

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Functional Municipalities Essential for Business Growth

President Jacob Zuma says a well-functioning local government sector creates an enabling environment for the business sector to flourish and be sustainable, and for jobs to be created.

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  • Residents Urged to Visit Customer Centres to Get Municipal Bills +

    The City of Ekurhuleni has called on residents who are not receiving their printed municipal account statements due to the Read More
  • South Africa Continues to Set Trends in the Continent’s Local Governance +

    The Deputy Chairperson for United Cities Local Government for Africa, Thabo Manyoni, says South Africa is ranked amongst top five Read More
  • Functional Municipalities Essential for Business Growth +

    President Jacob Zuma says a well-functioning local government sector creates an enabling environment for the business sector to flourish and Read More
  • SA Municipalities to Improve Basic Service Delivery +

    President Jacob Zuma says great strides have been made in delivering basic services to South African communities in the past Read More
  • CoGTA Minister Hosts Presidential Local Government Summit +

    On Thursday, 18 September 2014, Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Pravin Gordhan, will host a Presidential Local Government 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.