Latest News

Lekwa Local Municipality obtains improved audit outcome

Dec 12, 2023

Lekwa Local Municipality welcomes the improved audit finding from the Auditor General of South Africa for the first time after receiving consecutive disclaimer for four years.

The municipality received a qualified audit outcome for the 2022/2023 financial year.

Having audited the municipality’s performance management, financial management and efficiency and effectiveness of municipal governance, the Auditor General has pointed out some matters that need to be addressed.

Executive Mayor, Cllr. Delani Thabethe said this audit outcome shows that the municipality is on the right path of rebuilding the municipal systems through effective good governance, accountability, and ultimately clean administration as “we strive to also provide quality services to our communities”.

“We are proud, as administration, that our efforts of steering this municipality to calmer waters are beginning to yield positive results and there is a lot of work that must be done to ultimately achieve clean audit which must be matched with provision of quality services to our residents,” Executive Mayor Thabethe said.

The Executive Mayor said he would like to thank everybody that contributed to the improved audit outcome, from the Council, the MPAC, the Audit Committee and the entire administration. He indicated that this confirms that “we can achieve a lot as a municipality if we work towards one common goal.”


More News

Transport Minister hands over road projects in Lekwa

6 February 2024 Transport Minister hands over road projects in Lekwa The Minister of Transport, Sindisiwe Chikunga has handed over R23 in Standerton, following construction completion in April 2023 and inspected the rehabilitation of Standerton internal streets that...

read more

Attention all prepaid electricity customers!!

ATTENTION ALL PREPAID ELECTRICITY CUSTOMERS!! Please be advised, as required globally by STS (Standard Transfer Specification), all prepaid electricity meters need to be re-programmed by November 2024. In preparation for this TID deadline, the Municipality is urging...

read more

SANRAL takes over Nelson Mandela Drive

The call and a number of engagements that started early in 2022 by the Lekwa Local Municipality Executive Mayor Cllr. Delani Thabethe with SANRAL, National Department of Transport, Premiers Office in Mpumalanga, Department of Public Works and Gert Sibande District...

read more