Throwback Thursday - Changes to MPRA

Date: 29-10-2015

As you know, National Government recently (28 November 2014) gazetted an
amendment to the Municipal Property Rates Act. This amendment will have a
number of consequences for Municipalities in preparing their...

Latest Municipal Demarcation Changes

Date: 13-07-2015

Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Pravin Gordhan did not get a full wish list of council mergers when the Municipal Demarcation Board announced its decision about his submissions on contentious section 22 border changes.

Municipality pass rate @ 4% - Smart Metro appointed to DBSA panel

Date: 27-06-2014

Last week President Zuma delivered his State of the Nation Address. From a local government point of view one could not help but feel that there was little to celebrate - only 11 (4%) of our 278 municip...

South Africa: 'Eye of the Needle' to Fix Municipalities

Date: 27-01-2014

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Lechesa Tsenoli believes government has finally found a working solution to fix non-functioning municipalities and get rid of corr...

2013 Report on the Financial Status of our Municipalities

Date: 09-12-2013

National Treasury has released their 2013 report on the financial status of our municipalities (as at 30 June). Treasury's annual analysis incorporates a number of key financial indicators to ...