SAFM Radio: Ciaran Ryan on residents in North West province taking control of municipal services

Written by Ciaran Ryan. Posted in Journalism

Ciaran Ryan talks to Nompu Siziba on SAFM about a recent court case in North West Province where a local municipal manager was sentenced to 90 days in prison unless he gets water and sewage services running again. The residents took over control of the services and saved the manager from jail.

Ciaran Ryan

The Writer's Room is a curated by Ciaran Ryan, who has written on South African affairs for Sunday Times, Mail & Guardian, Financial Mail, Finweek, Noseweek, The Daily Telegraph, Forbes, USA Today, Acts Online and, among others. In between he manages a gold mining operation in Ghana, and previously worked in Congo. Most of his time is spent in the lovely city of Joburg.