According to law, your municipality or district council must provide all your essential services such as waste removal, sewerage and sanitation, water and electricity. It is also the responsibility of the municipality to ensure specific economic and social levels within an allocated area.
COVID-19 practically gave the South African economy – which was already on its knees – the deathblow. The continued limitations on South Africans, and the uneven support from the government, makes the situation even worse. So bad, that it is difficult to see the economy restored in future.
The government feels that land expropriation without compensation is more important than food on the table. The team tasked with amending Art. 25 of the constitution is rushing the process through parliament at an alarming rate. The public can only comment on the wording of the amended article until February.