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Free State cooperative governance HOD busted for fraud


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 …

Free State Municipalities are in an insurmountable dark hole

Moord op vroue in Suid-Afrika bereik ongekende hoogtes

In the Free State there are various municipalities that are in such grave financial crisis that conditional infrastructure grants are used for operational costs, salaries cannot be paid and compulsory salary deductions to third parties, such as SARS and pension funds cannot be made. A prime example of this is Mafube Local Municipality that currently …