Press Releases

New2014 protests surpass 2012 peak - 07 Nov 2014

2014 protests may reach new peak - 04 Sep 2014

Response to AG results for 2012/23 financial year - 30 Jul 2014

Gordhan’s Top 10 priorities - 29 May 2014

2014 protest tally high but with decline evident in March - 03 Apr 2014

2013 protest tally - 04 Feb 2014

Municipal IQ condemns the use of excessive force in service delivery protests - 29 Jan 2014

Notes on Madibeng’s water delivery record and service protests in the North West - 20 Jan 2014

South Africans can be most productive in Cape Town (of all metros) and Saldanha Bay (as the top local municipality) but on average Gauteng municipalities represent the most productive provincial environment - 02 Dec 2013

Latest Hotspots results show contagion in Eastern Cape protest activity in 2013; tying with Gauteng as protest capital for the year - 02 Dec 2013

January - July 2013 tally: Eastern Cape record lead - 07 Aug 2013

January - May 2013 tally - 14 Jun 2013

2012 tally: a violent and diverse year for service delivery protests - 17 Jan 2013

South Africa’s most productive metro Cape Town and Overstrand the top local municipality but Gauteng municipal average secure first place - 05 Dec 2012

2012: a record high in service delivery protests (already) - 06 Aug 2012

Press Release: Auditor-General’s (AG) Local Government Results - 23 Jul 2012

May 2012: a worrying peak in service delivery protests - 07 Jun 2012

2012 - acceleration in protests but off 2009/10 peak - 03 Apr 2012

2011 Service delivery protests: a quieter year thanks to election engagement - 16 Feb 2012

South Africa’s most productive metro remains Johannesburg with Saldanha Bay returning to top the local muni spot – although scores much the same as 2010 - 06 Dec 2011

2011 – a slower year than 2009 and 2010 but rising - 19 Sep 2011

2011 – a different set of trends from previous years (so far) - 13 May 2011

2010 a record year for service protests but tallying up only slightly more than 2009 - 14 Feb 2011

Service delivery protests: Q2 2010 - 05 Jul 2010

Service delivery protests: Q1 2010 - 13 Apr 2010

Service delivery protest update 2009 tally - 17 Nov 2009

Submission on Implications of proposed Eskom tariff hikes on Local Government - 11 Nov 2009

Update: Municipal Service Delivery Protests - 23 Jul 2009

Presentation made to IDC LED Network Conference - 17 Feb 2009

Comments on Draft Municipal Budget and Reporting Regulation - 29 Jan 2009

Response to National Treasury Local Government Budgets and Expenditure Review - 27 Aug 2008

Submission on City of Johannesburg Proposed Utility Charges for 2008/09 - 01 Apr 2008

National budget's focus on local government - 20 Feb 2008

Sumbission to dplg on Dec. 07 Property Rates Ratios - 29 Jan 2008