MLM whittling down Eskom bill, no reprieve from NMD

21 September 2021

"On 16 August 2021, the municipality received a letter of appreciation and congratulation from the Mpumalanga Provincial Government: Head of Cooperative Governance And Traditional Affairs for its good performance in respect of the Eskom debt."

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Poo troubles in Pet Street

21 September 2021

Apart from the large amount of household refuse bobbing about in the pools of sewage, other unsavory items which include nappies, pieces of cloth and condoms, litter the area.

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DWS owed nearly R600M

21 September 2021

It’s not all bad news, though. MLM has managed to whittle their water debt down from R676 million over the span of a year. However, as demand increases, so does the debt, and in turn, so does the repayment.

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Gross service delivery failure while grants remain unspent

21 September 2021

Instances like these are extremely concerning in a province with huge infrastructure backlogs because it robs deserving residents of much needed service delivery. A municipality which is in financial distress can never be in a position to deliver services to its residents.

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Ermelo landfill scores dismal compliance rating

14 September 2021

Msukaligwa Local Municipality does hold a license, but does not adhere to compliance in the slightest. Municipal deterioration is rampant and it is noticeable that especially smaller municipalities are subject to large-scale mismanagement.

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Felons make off with R6 million worth of cables

7 September 2021

According to the spokesman, Vimtsire Protection Services were responsible for patrolling the grounds at the time of the incident. Further updates will be provided as information becomes available from MLM.

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A blaze waiting to break out

24 August 2021

The innards of what is left of the kiosk has been haphazardly taped, but elements and UV rays have made the insulation brittle.

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More pollution added to Pet Dam

24 August 2021

In an environmental study released, MLM, amongst three other Mpumalanga municipalities, is explicitly fingered as a main culprit in the years-long pollution of the Vaal River.

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Multi-million Rand white elephant

17 August 2021

The Pet Dam fence has been reduced to a limp, corroded and rusted husk in less than 3 years, bringing into question the quality of the materials paid for.

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Nóg ‘n historiese baken in sak en as

3 August 2021

MLM het in 2019 beweer dat hul sou opknappings doen aan die gronde, sowel as die heining, wat op plekke platgetrek was deur kwaaddoeners. Niks het egter van dit gekom nie.

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Have 50% of your utility bill expunged

27 July 2021

This agreement requires the current account is serviced up to date by the consumer. The closing date for applications is 31 August 2021.

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COGTA to be asked to intervene as MLM’s financial crisis deepens

27 July 2021

According to the AG, MLM incurred a staggering loss of R76 348 177 during the financial year 2019/2020, and also that the municipality’s current liabilities exceeded their current assets by R923 548 805. A local municipality is charged with providing basic services, including temporary services, to all residents, formal and informal.

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