Daily Friend, 6 July 2021 – Nicholas Lorimer, Terence Corrigan and Marius Roodt discuss a media investigation that suggests a new ANC MP may have links to the Communist Party of China, they also discuss the closing of a sand mine in Richards Bay, and an allegation that the EFF is smuggling guns into eSwatini.
The mammoth scale of the crisis in local government is reflected in the potholes, litter in the streets, sewage running down roads, and abandoned shops in most platteland dorps. Some consequences of the decline are an enormous wastage of public resources, deteriorating infrastructure, value destruction in the economy, millions of under-serviced people, and a rise in poverty. MORE
PS. Don’t think this is not so in Cape Town – we’ve had sewerage running down the road for more than two months!! (Ed)