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Outcomes of the Meeting with National Director of Public Prosecutions on Initiation

As the winter initiation season comes to an end, government would like to welcome all the graduates from the initiation schools.

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Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent Seeks to Appoint Individual Consultants

The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent seeks to appoint individual consultants for various infrastructure related projects. You can access the full advertisement and download the terms of reference.

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Minister Gordhan Expresses Grave Concern Over Oudtshoorn Municipality

Minister Pravin Gordhan has expressed grave concern over the deterioration of status in the Oudtshoorn Municipality.

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  • Outcomes of the Meeting with National Director of Public Prosecutions on Initiation +

    As the winter initiation season comes to an end, government would like to welcome all the graduates from the initiation Read More
  • Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent Seeks to Appoint Individual Consultants +

    The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent seeks to appoint individual consultants for various infrastructure related projects. You can access the full Read More
  • Minister Gordhan Expresses Grave Concern Over Oudtshoorn Municipality +

    Minister Pravin Gordhan has expressed grave concern over the deterioration of status in the Oudtshoorn Municipality. Read More
  • Deputy Minister Nel’s Remarks at the CWP Launch in Northern Cape +

    [Back to Basics also means ensuring that our municipalities have the basic capacity required to manage South Africa’s rapid urbanization Read More
  • Deputy Minister Nel to Launch Community Work Programme in Sol Plaatje Local Municipality +

    Deputy Minister Andries Nel will launch a Community Work Programme (CWP) site in Sol Plaatje Local Municipality, Kimberley, Northern Cape 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.