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When Inter-governmental relations fail

Government owes municipalities while municipalities owe Eskom and Rand Water.

SOUTH African municipalities owe Eskom 16,2bn while national and provincial government departments owe municipalities 6,6bn. These are the shocking numbers which punched holes in Inter-Governmental Relations [IGR], proving different spheres of our government need to improve working relations. National Treasury has raised concerns on how non-payment continues to threaten the stability of municipal finances.

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