Gauteng mortuary strike must be resolved urgently

The strike by certain staff members at Gauteng state mortuaries must be resolved as soon as possible. Families are suffering extreme distress by the delay in releasing the bodies of their loved ones for burial. Diepkloof mortuary is the worst affected. There were violent scenes there last Friday, with some…

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Increased Library Capacity Must Be Prioritised

Mike Moriarty - DA Gauteng Chief Whip in the Provincial Legislature

Madam Speaker, This week and next as of the 13th – 21st of March 2017, South Africa celebrates National Library Week under the theme, “My Library, Your Library”. SA Library Week was officially celebrated for the first time in 2002 and has become a very important date on the national…

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More Must Be Done For Illegal Miners

Michele Clarke DA Gauteng Spokesperson on Community Safety

Madam Speaker, Illegal mining activity across Gauteng continues to increase. Recently, the bodies of 14 dead miners were found in Benoni – a shocking discovery to say the least. It is my observation it has become glaringly obvious that our current Government does not seem to take the safety aspect…

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Increased Library Capacity Must Be Prioritised

Mike Moriarty - DA Gauteng Chief Whip in the Provincial Legislature

Madam Speaker, This week and next as of the 13th – 21st of March 2017, South Africa celebrates, (remove comma) National Library Week under the theme, “My Library, Your Library”. SA Library Week was officially celebrated for the first time in 2002 and has become a very important date on…

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