Proposed ANC ‘dompas’ for Gauteng Farmworkers a no-no

I am horrified at Gauteng Community Safety MEC, Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane’s letter in the Star today which sets out an unacceptable recommendation to deal with rural safety issues in Gauteng. I have no problem with the majority of the recommendations made, however one of the recommendations which, according to the MEC,…

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DA Wraps Up Roads Campaign in Springs

The Democratic Alliance in Springs has wrapped up a comprehensive campaign on the problems with roads and storm-water systems in the area. Road infrastructure is not just about travel and convenience, it is part of the key infrastructure for jobs and growth. The DA wants comprehensive roads and storm-water systems…

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Ekurhuleni ANC About-Turn on Music Festival Raises Concerns

Back-peddaling by the ANC in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) on whether to spend R90 million to host the World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) has highlighted the metro’s inability to exercise legislative and financial compliance. Last week it was revealed that the ANC-led mayoral committee in the EMM…

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Broken Chiller at Joburg Hospital Hits Surgery

A broken Chiller at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital has not been repaired for more than a year, which means there is no back-up to cool operating theatres if any of the other four Chillers breaks down. This is revealed in a written reply by Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Nandi…

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Gauteng commuters at risk of being left stranded

The DA calls on Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi to engage with Transport Minister Dipuo Peters and ensure that Gauteng commuters will not be left stranded from 1 April. Yesterday afternoon, Putco bus company distributed letters to commuters informing them that routes from Mamelodi to Pretoria’s CBD as…

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