Municipalities in the North West face financial difficulties
1 year ago
A number of municipalities in the North West, are facing financial difficulties. This, against seemingly unsuccessful intervention efforts by the provincial government. Some municipalities, such as Ditsobotla and Lekwa Teemane local municipalities, ended up, unlawfully using employees’ statutory deductions, such as medical aid and pension deductions, to pay off, their debts. The practice, which left many employees without benefits, has been condemned by the North West Legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts ( SCOPA ).
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