At least 24 municipalities are under administration. This is the result of poor financial management, the inability to reduce debt and general incompetence of officials.
Add fraud and bribery to the list and a council is doomed.
Reports state that 87 of the country’s 257 municipalities are currently dysfunctional. We can’t blame taxpayers for being deeply dissatisfied with the mess.
Eight municipalities in the West Transvaal have been put under administration since September 2018, and the possibility seems that these municipalities will not recover soon.
Maladministration by incompetent staff appointed by the ANC is one of the main reasons for the decay that occurs in councils.
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