Before the 2019 South African general elections, several communities threatened to boycott the polls if their concerns were not addressed. Among them are towns and villages governed by the uThukela municipality, based in Ladysmith.  This town in the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal is the home of the world-famous choir of Ladysmith Black Mambazo.  President Cyril Ramaphosa visited the town and made many promises, and in the end, no serious boycott took place.  But as Local Voices reporter Siyabonga Motha reports, months later residents say service delivery has not improved.  Listen to his report below.