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Government notes positive trends emerge in the latest assessment of municipalities [SOUND]

# Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Thembi Nkadimeng says out of the 257 municipalities, 66 have been declared dysfunctional. In 2021, 64 municipalities were declared dysfunctional, while 111 are at medium risk and 16 were deemed stable. She says encouragingly, last year’s assessment shows a slight decrease in medium-risk municipalities to 107. Briefing the media on the government’s support for municipalities, Nkadimeng says citizens deserve service delivery such as houses when funds are allocated: