It will cost R25 million to fix the sinkhole.
No arrests were made, but the stolen property was recouped.
“These healthy dam levels are attributable to the generous rainfall in recent months.”
The metro announced on 29 November that a contractor would be appointed, for repairs to begin in January 2018.
“This follows a spate of threats and attacks on the newly appointed Gata le Nna EPWP contract workers as well as city officials.”
“Roaming water tankers will be arranged to supply residents with water in case the situation does not improve.”
Local businesses affected by the sinkhole appointed attorneys to pressure the metro into speeding up repairs.
Evictions will proceed and the houses will be allocated to their rightful beneficiaries.
“My business was here for 17 years and I had staff members who worked for me for more than 11 years. It was not an easy decision.”
“Under Zuma’s ANC, 9.4 million South Africans are unemployed, 52% live in poverty, and 17 million rely on inadequate social grants for survival.”
VIDEO: Contrary to recent statements by various MMCs that work on the sinkhole would begin in November, a contractor had yet to be awarded to do so.