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EC Finalising Traditional Initiation Bill

Pretoria – The Eastern Cape provincial government is finalising the Traditional Initiation Bill, which seeks to eliminate the commercialisation of the custom and illegal initiation schools.

Matlosana Intervention Extended

Pretoria - The North West executive committee (Exco) has approved the extension of the financial intervention in the Matlosana Local Municipality by a further six months.

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  • EC Finalising Traditional Initiation Bill +

    Pretoria – The Eastern Cape provincial government is finalising the Traditional Initiation Bill, which seeks to eliminate the commercialisation of Read More
  • Matlosana Intervention Extended +

    Pretoria - The North West executive committee (Exco) has approved the extension of the financial intervention in the Matlosana Local Municipality Read More
  • Make a Difference on this Mandela Month +

    Government calls on South Africans to embrace the opportunity to celebrate the Mandela Month by giving off 67 minutes of Read More
  • Minister Gordhan Hits the Ground Running +

    Johannesburg - The new Minister at the helm of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Pravin Gordhan, says the new administration will 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.