Category «Local»

Proposed 6% Increase in Vehicle License Fees

The Provincial Government gazette has published the draft regulation pertaining to motor vehicle licence (MVL) fee increases in the province. The draft regulation is now open for public comment for a period of 30 days. While not required by law, we have continued to publish these draft regulations for comment so as to allow the …

#BeTheChange as you take to the roads over Easter period

As we approach this year’s notorious Easter period, we are confident in the plans that we have put in place to respond to the increased traffic volumes and activity on our roads, which have come to characterise this period. We have long known that increased traffic volumes, in turn, result in the increased risk of …

Abuse of Public Funds by Ethekwini Municipality

IFP

The Inkatha Freedom Party demands answers from eThekwini Municipality as to why it is necessary to waste public funds on radio advertising to invite 180 schools to attend the water seminar. “Since this seminar is intended for 180 schools in the eThekwini area, we need to know what was the need to advertise it on …

Munisipaliteite hef belasting onwettig

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Verskeie munisipaliteite in die Vrystaat vorder tans op onwettige wyse erfbelasting in. Die LUR vir Samewerkende Regering, me. Olly Mlamleli, het in antwoord op ʼn skriftelike vraag van mnr. Wouter Wessels, VF Plus-LPW in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer, aangedui dat Nala-, Tokologo- en Naledi Plaaslike Munisipaliteite nie hul erfbelastingtariewe vir 2015/16 gepromulgeer het nie. Die vraag …

Difference Between Public Funds And Private Sponsorship

IFP

The Inkatha Freedom Party wishes to enlighten Protas Madlala about the difference between the use of public funding and private sponsorship at government events after he expressed support for the use of banners depicting the faces of politicians at the King Shaka Commemoration at KwaDukuza. “We agree that any sponsor of an event is entitled …

Free State cooperative governance HOD busted for fraud

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Pretoria – The Head of Department of the Free State’s Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Mokete Victor Duma (46) and his co-accused, Samuel Shabalala (41) have been released on R5 000 bail each by the Kroonstad Magistrate’s Court where they appeared on Tuesday, following their arrest the same day. The two face 127 charges, with …

Is KZN premier trying to cover up corruption?

IFP

The IFP in the KZN Legislature has accused the KZN Premier, Senzo Mchunu of trying to cover up corruption and not acting tough on corruption allegations after President Zuma called for the SIU to conduct an investigation into irregularities at the KZN Treasury. “We are concerned about the lack of transparency and feedback on progress …