Letters

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  • 21 Nov 2018
    Why halt Bitou municipal investigation if there’s nothing to hide?

    In Business Day of October 22, it was reported that the Auditor General’s staff have been terrorised by several municipal officials, and have even been shot at.
    AG Kimi Makwetu has raised this serious situation in a letter of October 15 to parliament’s standing committee on the Auditor...

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  • 19 Sep 2018
    If Victor Molosi was still alive, our problems would have been solved

    Knysna reader Vuyani Vidgodgo Stuurman posted this pic and sentiments on the CXPRESS Facebook page on September 8: “Yesterday when the heavy rain was falling hard, this is the damage caused in Khayalethu. Public workers of Knysna Municipality left the drains open and the water running down the...

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  • 15 Aug 2018
    Pointer owners have no feeling for nature, only for their unruly dogs

    I read with interest the letter concerning the killing of cormorants on the beach [turn to page 11 of the August 8 edition at www.cxpress.co.za]. The dogs in question actually are pointers - white with brown patches.
    I have met with the owner a couple of times walking along the lagoon at...

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  • 02 Aug 2018
    Millions of Bitou’s uncollected service charges a write-off?

    I was shocked to see R17-million written off for “indigent” debt during a recent Bitou Special Council meeting.
    Bitou provides R36-million a year in indigent subsidies for water, electricity, and refuse for registered indigent households. This is funded from an approximately R100-million...

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  • 27 Jun 2018
    Police bungling boggles the mind

    I refer to the article ‘Wild West chase on N2 concludes with speedster’s death in Plett cells’, as reported in your issue on June 13 [turn to page 4 of that edition at www.cxpress.co.za].
    On reading this story I had to check the date to make sure this was not some form of April Fool’s...

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