Rampant destruction of infrastructure ‘a result of government not consulting citizens’ – experts | The Citizen

As parliament heard of the magnitude of the ongoing pillage of the country’s public infrastructure on Tuesday, experts have warned that government not consulting citizens in decision-making fuelled rampant destruction. Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille told the National Council of Provinces hybrid ministerial briefing of the scale and impact of the destruction … Read more

Infrastructure theft costs Transnet more than R4bn | The Citizen

The rampant theft of copper cables and other infrastructural components owned by eThekwini Metro is causing a dent in service delivery, the Metro police said last week. Between August 2021 and August 2022, thieves have stripped cables, as well as parts affecting electricity and other municipal services, to the tune of around R5 million. On Sunday, … Read more