eThekwini councillors setting a ‘bad example’

Durban – The Chairperson of the eThekwini risk committee, Phindi Shabalala, on Tuesday urged the city to tackle the issue of councillors and staff who owe money to the municipality. Presenting a report before the executive committee, Shabalala said although the amount owed was relatively small compared to the total amount owed to the city, it had an impact on the city’s reputation. “Right now it is not a serious risk, but if it is not curbed or measures put in place, we are soon going to see a recognisable impact on the finances of the … [Read more...]