32 000 absent Gauteng teachers sabotaging the future

Gauteng MEC for Education, Panyaza Lesufi’s, colourful and fictitious representation of the state and quality of Education in the Province downplays the ever growing cracks in the education system. In a reply to written question it was revealed that in the first quarter of 2017 (January – May) 31 731 teachers in…

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MEC Maile impotent on GEP corruption

Reports that staff at the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) are ready to down tools can solely be placed at the foot of Gauteng Economic Development MEC, Lebogang Maile who has, for over a year, ignored their complaints about maladministration and corruption in the entity. The DA has seen documents indicating…

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Transport investigation will keep Competition Commission busy

The Democratic Alliance welcomes the long-overdue investigation into road transport announced by the Competition Commission. The transport industry is beset by corruption, violence and even murder. As far as busses go they still operate on outdated, apartheid-style routes and subsidies and are characterised by un-roadworthy, unreliable vehicles. The taxi industry,…

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