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  1. R

    Openserve/Mweb Putrid Service

    I have applied for fibre at Mweb with Openserve 13 April 2021. Sign up went well. Installers came the next day 14 April 2021. Still no connection to date. Not sure who is messing me around, spoken to Mweb 5 times already. No joy.
  2. Esbendzn

    Cry The Beloved Country

    Why is it that when people protest for service delivery, they create chaos and pandemonium? If there is no water, lights, education, they burn buildings and torch and stone innocent peoples property, loot from and injure the innocent.
  3. K

    Telkom ADSL in Douglasdale Area

    Hi guys, Has anyone had any luck getting a new ADSL line installed in the Douglasdale area, more specifically, the complexes located on Leslie Road? I've been struggling with Telkom since late last year. At first they told me I'd get service within a few months, then that somehow...
  4. LazyLion

    Gauteng must spend Budget: DA

    Gauteng is not spending its budget allocation, the Democratic Alliance said on Tuesday. Gauteng should spend what was allocated to it by national government, and in a sense was being rewarded for not doing so, DA spokesman Mike Moriarty said. Instead, the province should be penalised...
  5. LazyLion

    ANC Volunteers campaign in Midvaal

    The ANC in Gauteng will send 6000 volunteers to Sicelo in Midvaal on Sunday to campaign for the 2014 elections. "The volunteer campaign is aimed at mobilising residents of Midvaal to ensure that we remove the DA-controlled municipality," provincial spokesman Dumisa Ntuli said in a statement...
  6. LazyLion

    City seeks interdict for Toilet Disrupters

    The City of Cape Town intends seeking an interdict against the people disrupting the servicing of toilets in informal settlements, an official said on Wednesday. Utility services mayoral committee member Ernest Sonnenberg said services had been affected in Kanana, Barcelona, and Boystown, in...
  7. LazyLion

    Protests watched: Cwele

    An early warning system is in place to alert law enforcement officials to potentially violent protests, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele said on Tuesday. Delivering his budget vote speech in the National Assembly, Cwele blamed "socio-economic factors and the global economic slowdown"...
  8. LazyLion

    We are Corruption-Busters: Zuma

    The fight against crime was more intense in South Africa than it was in many other countries, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday. "Fellow South Africans, I must underline here that of all the countries that I know of, very few compare to South Africa in the effort to fight corruption,"...
  9. LazyLion

    ConCourt to Rule on Rates Case

    The Constitutional Court will deliver judgment on Friday in the case of a woman whose lights were cut off after she refused to pay rates on the grounds her municipality was not delivering services. Kroonstad resident Olga Rademan, a member of the Moqhaka Ratepayers and Residents' Association...
  10. LazyLion

    Food Shortage at Pretoria Hospital: DA

    Patients at the George Mukhari Academic Hospital in Ga-Rankuwa, near Pretoria, are on a restricted diet because of supply problems, the DA said on Monday. "They rarely get meat, fruit, or vegetables, and there is no sugar. Bread is often short," DA Gauteng health spokesman Jack Bloom said in...
  11. LazyLion

    DA Welcomes Mpuma Administration

    The DA has welcomed the decision to place the Emalahleni (Witbank) municipality in Mpumalanga under provincial administration. "The intervention follows months of [Democratic Alliance] pressure on the provincial government to intervene, particularly in terms of the Witbank water crisis,"...
  12. LazyLion

    Gauteng Getting Ready for 2014

    The ANC in Gauteng has commissioned an audit of development and service delivery in every part of the province, secretary David Makhura said on Wednesday. This was in preparation for the 2014 elections. "This is not just another election," Makhura told reporters in Johannesburg. "We are...
  13. LazyLion

    KZN Councillors Owe R1.7M in Rates

    KwaZulu-Natal councillors owe the municipalities they represent more than R1.7 million in unpaid rates and services, the Democratic Alliance said on Friday. DA spokesman George Mari said this had been revealed in a reply in the legislature to questions put by the DA. "According to the...
  14. LazyLion

    De Klerk Tells Zuma to Stop Blaming Apartheid

    South Africa's last apartheid president FW de Klerk on Friday accused President Jacob Zuma of using apartheid to cover his own government's failure to tackle joblessness and poor education. "Attempts to blame these failures on 'apartheid' will simply divert government and public attention...
  15. LazyLion

    What Zuma Wants for His Birthday

    What Zuma Wants for His Birthday [Updated] Article Correction: See Below President Jacob Zuma's birthday wish is to see a better South Africa, his office said on Friday. "I want to see every child in school getting a good education. I want to see all South Africans having electricity...
  16. LazyLion

    No Quarrel About Apartheid: Zuma

    There is no contradiction between what President Jacob Zuma and Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel have said about the legacy of apartheid, the presidency said on Thursday. "Stating that the apartheid legacy and impact still exists and will linger on for a long time does not mean that...
  17. LazyLion

    Eastern Cape Councillors Told to Resign

    Officials in the Eastern Cape's Mbizana municipality have been told to resign by the ANC's top leaders, the party in the province said on Monday. "On Friday, party president [Jacob Zuma] and his top six visited Mbizana local municipality, which has been having challenges since mid 2012," ANC...
  18. LazyLion

    Protest Marches Not the Answer: Zille

    Service delivery protest marches do not make any difference, DA leader Helen Zille said in Sterkspruit in the Eastern Cape on Friday. "The truth is, protest marches rarely change anything because making a noise doesn't change a government." She was speaking to residents after a tour of the...
  19. LazyLion

    Motlanthe Slams Waste

    Wasteful spending of government resources must end, acting President Kgalema Motlanthe said in Pretoria on Wednesday. "We have to repeat the message that resource wastage cannot be tolerated," he told senior public servants at the 2013 government leadership summit in Pretoria. "As we sit...
  20. B

    WebAfrica/Telkom fault

    I have this problem and I have reported the fault to WebAfrica as I rent my ADSL line from them. Now as far as I'm concerned they should be in contact with Telkom and stay on top of the fault and provide me with feedback (that is why I pay them). At this stage I am very annoyed as I have...
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