The additional allocation made to municipalities in the supplementary budget was not enough for them to cope with the challenges faced by the Covid-19 pandemic, the SA Local Government Association (Salga) said in parliament on Thursday.

Municipalities have suffered a drastic decline in revenue during the lockdown. With more people losing  their jobs or having their salaries drastically cut, their ability to pay their municipal bills has declined...

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