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Department of Traditional Affairs Senior Official on Precautionary Suspension

The Department of Traditional Affairs has placed Mr. Khotso Khasu, Chief Director: Institutional Development and Capacity Building, on precautionary suspension with immediate effect.

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A Record 132 Wards to be Contested in By-elections on November 26

"Voters are reminded that for municipal elections you can only vote in the voting district where you are registered."

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What is the National Development Plan?

The National Development Plan is a plan for the country to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030 through uniting South Africans.

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  • Department of Traditional Affairs Senior Official on Precautionary Suspension +

    The Department of Traditional Affairs has placed Mr. Khotso Khasu, Chief Director: Institutional Development and Capacity Building, on precautionary suspension Read More
  • A Record 132 Wards to be Contested in By-elections on November 26 +

    "Voters are reminded that for municipal elections you can only vote in the voting district where you are registered." Read More
  • What is the National Development Plan? +

    The National Development Plan is a plan for the country to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030 through uniting Read More
  • City of Tshwane Reconnects Schools +

    The City of Tshwane on Sunday reconnected all the schools whose electricity supply was cut-off last week. Read More
  • UMhlathuze Local Municipality – Progressing Towards Clean Governance +

    The City of uMhlathuze Local Municipality is the third-largest municipality in KwaZulu-Natal. 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.