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Local government elections: Expert warns ANC to prepare itself to be an opposition party after November 1

Local government elections: Expert warns ANC to prepare itself to be an opposition party after November 1

2021-10-28 05:22:00 PM

Local government elections: Expert warns ANC to prepare itself to be an opposition party after November 1

Prof Jaap de Visser has warned the ANC ahead of the November 1 local government elections to also prepare to become an opposition party.

De Visser, however, expressed concern that the 33 municipalities which were placed under administration were mostly ANC controlled. He also raised the issue of the collapse of governance in Phokwane Municipality in Jan Kempdorp in the Northern Cape, where councillors elected two rival Speakers for the same municipality. De Visser also indicated the collapse of governance at Metsimaholo Municipality in Sasolburg in the Free State, where councillors defied instructions of an MEC and held a separate meeting where they announced the appointment of municipal officials.

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In his warning, De Visser said: “It impacts on service delivery immediately and on the dignity of residents. The ANC must hold its councillors to account and be responsible in the future.”Almost the same sentiments were expressed by ANC think tank Joel Netshitenzhe who was part of the panel at the launch of the barometer.

Netshitenzhe, who also addressed the launch virtually, warned the ANC to stop its councillors from influencing bureaucrats in municipalities to serve their own interests.He said the South African Local Government Association (Salga) which was formerly led by Thembi Nkadimeng, now Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, should set up a pledge for bureaucrats to resist political pressure from councillors. headtopics.com

Nkadimeng was also part of the panel and she introduced the full content of the barometer and its expectations from the ANC councillors and municipalities controlled by it.Netshitenzhe, however, in his address also echoed sentiments expressed by the former ANC president Thabo Mbeki when he called upon his party to sign a social compact with businesses and civil society organisations in their bid to collectively improve the living conditions of South African people.

Like Mbeki, Netshitenzhe said the social compact would improve the local economy and livelihoods of people in a particular community and municipality.He, however, bemoaned the collapse of social responsibility programmes in mining communities, saying that social compact between mining bosses and workers, including communities, had faltered drastically over the years despite written agreements.

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Tell those expert to sit down and drink Chibuku Some experts abuse the word expert. ANC could still be given a chance. Saw how Ramaphosa became the front of the party? It will help a bit. Hahaha hai! Suka nina bo expect ninamanga maan sies opposition to which party Must be a RET-EFF-ATM Corrupt Forces Expert 🤔

ANC followers are like members of a cult who'll never ever entertain any suggestion to reevaluate their loyalty towards their cult leader. It'll be like asking them to lose their souls. On the other hand ANC office bearers are on a different wavelength self enrichment at all cost Never mczuks Who’re those experts?

Seriously! 19 000 000 Social Grants and the Ramaphosa 350 secure a lot of votes. ...Opposition to whom...? Who of them will get a convincing win anywhere? Surely not even the ridiculous da in Cpt...?!? Beautiful South Africans, please be careful on 1 November LGE2021 and VoteEFF, look at this match fixing 😂😂 *ANC at Paul Kruger square *DA at Solomon Mahlangu square

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🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Expert? Hard to accept but ANC supporters has no problem with corruption and lack of service delivery. They will give them another chance. Start protesting after elections expecting delivery of services As if we will ever believe anything coming from the compromized IOL

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ANC launches tool to asses performance of councillors | CitypressThe Local Government Barometer is planned as a quarterly monitoring and evaluation instrument that will provide an update regarding financial management, service delivery and other key areas of local government . Do they have a tool to monitor SOE's ezimuncu Lol MXM! COMTSOTSIS!