Joburg to give 50% debt write-off to qualifying ratepayers

City of Johannesburg mayor Geoff Makhubo says the city will offer significant debt write-offs to qualifying ratepayers through its debt rehabilitation programme. In his state of the city address on Tuesday (4 May), Makhubo said that minimising the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in cities has become an active feature of post-Covid urban management strategies. [...]