Africa: Mpumalanga's Platteland Towns Face Bankruptcygreenspun.com : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread
Thirteen Mpumalanga towns have been "red listed"
as tottering on the verge of bankruptcy and could
have basic services such as water and electricity
cut after failing to pay their bills, provincial
spokesmen said on Tuesday.
. . .
Key weaknesses include inadequate or non-functional
revenue collection systems, non-existent or
inaccurate billing systems and tiny revenue bases.
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