S Africa townships decry neglect

Residents say their situation has not improved even 16 years after apartheid ended.



    Sixteen years after apartheid ended, South Africans living in the country's poorest townships say their situation is not improving.

    The nation's planning minister says poor local government strategy is to blame for the lack of public service reform.

    The issue of providing basic services is high on the agenda as leaders of the ruling ANC party meet for the first time this year.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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