Three multi-million rand projects in Mnquma Local Municipality are unfinished while residents’ questions go unanswered.
Eastern Cape municipalities have spent millions on sub-standard and some times useless facilities, built by construction company, Thalami Civils.
In 2011, the informal settlement of Bhungeni in Butterworth in the Eastern Cape was demolished to make way for a shopping mall and the residents were relocated to a transit camp erected by the Department of Human Settlements. They remain to this day in this camp they called Eugene and no shopping mall has been built on the land they vacated.
The appalling condition of roads in Eastern Cape towns is a resounding complaint from motorists who have to regularly repair their vehicles.