Consumers say the current fragile economy is playing havoc with their quality of life and the new municipal tariff increases will make things even worse. Municipal services tariffs for electricity, water, sanitation, refuse removal and property rates for the 2021/2022 municipal financial year come into effect today (Thursday). Tshepo Phagane spoke to an elderly couple and the City of Johannesburg and filed this report….
Guest: Mervyn Abrahams - Programme Coordinator at the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity Group
Guest: Gerald Mwandiambira –CEO South African Savings Institute
Guest: Isobel Frye - Director of the Studies in Poverty and Inequality Institute