When it comes to the incompetence for delivery of service, apartheid has been the number one cause for municipalities failing to deliver. However despite your political alliance, I’m certain that if you are really honest with yourself, you would confirm that many of the issues we face are definitely due to the incompetent staff. If I were to give an award based upon hopelessness, it will definitely go to Joburg Water!Read more
Tag Archives: Service Delivery
As the country pauses to remember the landmark election in 1994 yet another reminder remains that many lives are yet to change.Read more
The definition of public procurement encompasses all purchases of goods and services by public institutions in a country, and involves contracts between the government and the private sector in a variety of areas such as health services, the military, construction, etc. Reliable procurement practices transform funds into hospitals, schools and roads.
Procurement accounts for a large part of public resources and thus it is important that the tender procedures occur in an accountable, transparent and well-managed way.
Corruption in public procurement takes away benefits meant for citizens, and lowers the levels of public trust and confidence in the government. It can also be linked to service delivery protests and the erosion of honest competitive bidding.
South Africa loses about R25- to R30-billion of the annual government procurement budget to tender corruption.Read more
Why do Black people show loyalty and dedication to their own yet their own show no care and will abandoned them, left for dead without delivery of services whilst the other races can receive by paying for it…but if you don’t have money what and how can you receive such benefits? But should essential services be considered benefits or is it not a Rights? Then why are not the Black communities protesting? Or should I be asking the question… do Black people enjoy suffering?Read more