ERU starts anti-corruption SMS-line

“WeΓÇÖve done it again!” proclaims the Emfuleni Ratepayers’ Union, ERU.
This follows the union’s significant accumulation of members in the wake of flawed municipal accounts, inexplicable electricity cutoffs, water chaos and potholes for Africa.

The ERU has started an anti-corruption SMS-line to give citizens the opportunity to report corruption ΓÇô nationwide.
“We all realize that corruption and bankrupt municipalities are the root cause of non-delivery of municipal services. We have the means to stop this monster,” says Ms Mari Myburgh of SRU.
The ERU urges municipal victims to adopt the following procedure to report cases of corruption.  SMS Rates, followed by your complaint and town/area to 37876.
This message is relayed to a central service network. Only the ERU has access to this information.  All information  will be kept strictly confidential.
“We will send the corruption complaints to the relevant parties for investigation,” assuress ERU’s committee.
ERU’s web address is
– email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
– If you are a member of ERU and you havenΓÇÖt received your membership number, send your info and ERU will get back to you as quickly as possible.
– ERU also solicits proposals and ideas from residents, asking them to forward such messages to everyone on their mailing lists.┬á From October they will send out a quarterly newsletter to all their members.

News source: Mooivaal Media – Vaalweekblad