n IMIESA - Service delivery woes : news

Volume 30, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 30, Issue 7, Jul 2005, p. 13
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... THE underperformance of municipalities dominated the agenda of the first 'people's assembly' at the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication in Kliptown, Soweto. With local government elections set for December, members of the National Assembly, the National Council of Provinces and provincial legislatures got first-hand testimony of daily battles to access basic services such as clean water, sanitation and electricity. Linked via satellite to nine legislatures around the country, people called on the assembly to resolve the often desperate problems. Addressing the parliamentary sitting from a microphone inside the Limpopo legislature, a woman said starvation was rife in rural areas because ..

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