Keep rates increases to a minimum, DA’s Odendaal pleads

With unemployment at an all-time high of 47.9% in the Eastern Cape, the DA wants the provincial treasury to come up with guidelines for municipalities to keep rates increases to a minimum over the next financial year.

Stretched-thin residents and businesses, who also have to contend with fuel hikes and a looming taxi fare increase, owe municipalities R20bn for services rendered...

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