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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: Daily Maverick by Nkateko Mabasa.]

In a largely ANC crowd, NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise laid out the findings of an oversight visit in Ekurhuleni and what they found is that service delivery backlogs are because of many undocumented foreigners in the province.

A total of 85% of migrants in Gauteng are without valid documentation and are therefore illegal, said Modise.

And based on the research by the NCOP delegation during their three-day visit in Ekurhuleni, the population in Gauteng has doubled since 1994  – and this is putting stress on service delivery processes.

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South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.5% y/y in March 2019 (CPI) & +6.2 y/y in March 2019 (PPI)
1.4% q/q (4th quarter of 2018)
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